[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] N800 as a webcam

From: Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Date: Sun Jan 14 15:10:21 EET 2007

thomas at mich.com wrote:
> Why do it via USB when you have both bluetooth and
> WiFi?  There are a number of fairly lame
> self-contained net/web cameras and most run some kind
> of embedded Linux.  I assume you could put some kind
> of web-server with a live video object or a
> refreshing gif/png/jpeg (and more interesting things
> with the new GPS API).
> Even if you do use USB, a network device would work.
The idea I guess is that the host pC detects the connected N800 as a usb camara
device. Means the solution would need a N800 part and a v4l2 driver for the host.


> This is actually the sort of thing I am thinking of
> doing with other hardware (but the N800 is a very
> good match in many ways based on the specifications).
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