[maemo-developers] Maemo at Google's Summer of Code 2007?

From: Zeeshan Ali zeenix at gstreamer.net
Date: Tue Feb 27 21:32:37 EET 2007

On 2/27/07, Edgard Lima <edgard.lima at indt.org.br> wrote:
> >
> regarding the idea of make the N800 work as WebCam like any other
> plug-and-play webcam in the market for any OS:
> There is nothing to be done in user space on N800 side. What has to be
> done is a usb gadget driver on N800 side and it would make the usb port
> work as UVC (usb video class) device, so Windows, Mac and Linux (with
> linux-uvc module loaded) would work with it. I'm not sure N800 gadget
> drivers sources are available on maemo repository, and if it isn't only
> Nokia internal guys could do that (may be someone is writing such gadget)

   Sounds like even a better and more simpler idea! thanks. But are
you sure that a user-space apps can't implement a UVC device on the
usb-port in Linux? IIRC, it's very much possible to write user-space
device drivers that uses/needs USB port for I/O but don't take my word
for it as it's been quite some time since i last i wrote any device
drivers. Anyway, if it's possible then you wont need to write any
kernel-space code, let alone need to look into the n800 v4l2 driver's


Zeeshan Ali
Design Engineer, SW
Open Source Software Operations
Nokia Multimedia

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