Not really a generic interface for accessing webcams but maybe
helpful. My project called libTAP is playing well with AR Toolkit,
released under LGPL and it provides at least a unified interface for
DirectShow, Carnegie-Mellon University FireWire Driver, GStreamer
Pipeline (early buggy stuff) and directly interfacing Video4Linux. I
have not yet taken a look into Mac 's QuickTime because I just have
occasionally access to some Macs.
Here a short snippet how to handle video capture with the Lua
interface (its very close to the C++ API)
There are two examples in the package that should explain the capture proce=
On 8/19/05, Ulrich Schwanecke <ulrich.schwanecke@g .....> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I like to learn more about computer vision and AR techniques.
> Therefor I'm looking for a generic web cam interface in order
> to write some platform independent code using python. Does anyone
> know a python wrapper for a generic web cam interface?
> I like to write programms on Windows as well as Linux and Mac OS X,
> using the same web cam interface.
> I'm not familar with ARToolkit, but as far as I understood ARToolkit
> provides such a generic web cam interface, but I only the
> this interface not the whole AR functionality (camera calibration,
> tracking, ...). So does has an idea or know some further links for
> a generic web cam interface wrapper for python, in order to write
> some quick computer vision, image processing, AR, ... code.
> Thanks a lot
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