Re: wireless quickcam
KEWL! I would love to try that! How aboutadding it to a R/C car, and
controlling it from work?!? :)
On Tue, 23 Jan 1996, Brett Hays wrote:
> I had a random idea that I am almost certain wouldn't work, but it would
> be extremely cool if it would. I have seen those mitsumi wireless
> printing systems for around $100. I suppose they basically extend a
> parallel port wirelessly and my understanding is that they do not use any
> special drivers or anything but just retransmit and boost the parallel
> port signal. I know the quickcam is extremely sensitive to cable length,
> but I do not know if the problem is signal loss or some type of impedence
> thing. At any rate, has anyone tried this or know for sure that it
> wouldn't work. A wireless cam for around $200 would be way cool
> > Rack it up to business is good. I'm pushing Linux on the masses here in
> > the Big O, and haven't really had time the past couple of weeks..
> > It looks like I've got several more web servers, firewalls, and other
> > stuff to produce in the next couple of weeks, so my time is very limited
> > right now.. (We have blown NT based servers into the weeds.. :-) And
> > now, with ApacheSSL out, it's going to really pick up..
> > We can also use somebody to write up everything done to date, and create
> > either a FAQ or an HTML "Programmers Guide to the QuickCam Camera" guide.
> > (ie, transfer modes, commands, and other misc stuff)
> > Back to my firewall building..
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