Sorry.. i just changed it... hopefully i'll figure out how to "push" images
David D. Chow wrote:
> nice job guys.... i've got my quickcam taking pictures every minute..
> check out http://rip.triadtech.com/~jchow/watch.gif
> Scott Laird wrote:
> > In message <Pine.LNX.3.91.960102125912.136Hemail@example.com>, Paul H
> > aas writes:
> > >On Tue, 2 Jan 1996, Scott Laird wrote:
> > >
> > >It works for me. I had no problems with the documentation.
> > >
> > >I have a couple of image problems:
> > >
> > > 1) The first 6 pixels on the first scan line are usually very wrong. The
> > >first 6 pixels on following scan lines are sometimes a little light.
> > There's something odd with the first 8 pixels on each line for me --
> > it looks like there's a faint line down the side. I'll try to fix it
> > tonight, but I don't make any promises.
> > >
> > > 2) At 80x60 6 bpp, every 4th pixel is darker than its neighbors. Other
> > >resolutions are fine, likewise 4bpp is fine.
> > >
> > I haven't noticed this, but I might have just not noticed. It the
> > effect very pronounced? There are a number of timing issues, and I
> > don't have a very good feel for when I need to put delays in the
> > system. I guess I'll try adding a 100us pause before every I/O access
> > and see if it fixes anything.
> > >I'm guessing that 1) might be a timing problem or it might be in my camera.
> > >I'm embarrassed to report that I'm still running Linux 1.1.59. Does anyone
> > >else see similar problems?
> > >My next project is to put the images on my web page. Has anyone bolted
> > >the software together yet. I'm going to connect the camera to a couple
> > >servos so I can do tilt and pan.
> > Hmm, try something like this (untested). You might be better off with
> > a cron job taking pictures instead of a picture-on-demand system.
> > Also, remember that there's no locking done right now, and weird
> > things will happen if two programs try to access the quickcam at once.
> > -- cut and install as /cgi-bin/qcam --
> > #!/bin/sh
> > echo image/gif
> > echo
> > /usr/local/bin/qcam -x 320 -y 240 -B 6 | ppmtogif
> > -- cut --
> > Scott
> > --
> > Scott A. Laird | "But this goes to 18,446,744,073,709,551,615"
> > firstname.lastname@example.org | - Nigel on his new 64-bit computer
> David Chow
> Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta Georgia, 30332
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