[AG-TECH] FireWire Cameras and VIC
dbaggett at cise-nsf.gov
Thu Dec 11 08:00:40 CST 2003
Thanks...sorry for the slow response. I accidentally sacked my SMTP
server the other day...I wondered why there was nobdy posting to the AG
mailing list all of a sudden!
I'll try the Grid with the Cannon XL1....it should be interesting. Do
you know anybody that actually uses a node with multiple firewire cameras?
Jeremy Mann wrote:
>Gurcharan S. Khanna said:
>>just want to make sure what i'm reading here: vic supports
>>firewire cameras as input devices? i guess i missed that.
>>does that mean firewire dv cams as well? is there documentation on this?
>VIC supports (under Windows) any video device that uses a Windows video
>capture driver. I forget the name, MS Capture or something like that. Now
>Linux is a different story, BUT it is possible. The guys at the Asia
>Pacific Grid have an excellent tutorial and patches for VIC that allow
>Firewire cameras to work with the libdc control library. I use several
>Firewire cameras with this.
>Firewire DV cams are very different and probably won't work.
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