[AG-TECH] New Camera - Got it!
Thomas D. Uram
turam at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Jan 21 14:48:59 CST 2004
As a firs step, you can look at two tools: the Internet2 Detective (
http://detective.internet2.edu ) will tell you whether your network has
multicast enabled; the multicast beacon (
http://dast.nlanr.net/Projects/Beacon ) will tell you the quality of
your connectivity to other sites running beacon clients.
Ronald Crummett wrote:
> Hello -
> Well, I somehow figured out what was going on with my camera and it is
> working fine now. Thanks for all the help and suggestions; it gave me
> a lot to start off of and gave me the courage to go poking around a
> little more.
> If anyone has any advice for me on how to verify and configure
> multicast now, I'd greatly appreciate that.
> -Ron Crummett
>> From: "Ronald Crummett" <ron_crummett at hotmail.com>
>> To: derksl at unm.edu, ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov
>> CC: bigdaddychuck at juno.com
>> Subject: Re: [AG-TECH] New Camera
>> Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 12:33:44 -0700
>> When I use the camera with other applications I can see everything
>> fine. I have tried adjusting the configuration as mentioned, but it
>> doesn't help all that much. I can almost see myself in the video
>> now, but still not nearly as good as when I am using other programs.
>> Any further suggestions? Thanks again!
>>> From: "Lee Derks" <derksl at unm.edu>
>>> To: "Ronald Crummett" <ron_crummett at hotmail.com>, <ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov>
>>> CC: <bigdaddychuck at juno.com>
>>> Subject: Re: [AG-TECH] New Camera
>>> Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2004 13:34:38 -0700
>>> Are you able to see the video image clearly in other
>>> applications, such
>>> as programs that came with the video camera? You may want to check the
>>> encoder you are using in the VIC. One of the preferred encoder's is
>>> Also, you may want to go through the steps of "configure on
>>> transmit." To
>>> configure on transmit, click on "options" --> "configure on
>>> transmit", click
>>> on "release" and then "transmit." Make sure that the resolution is
>>> set to
>>> the appropriate size, click "ok" and then check the brightness,
>>> saturation, and hue settings.
>>> Good luck
>>> Lee Derks
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Ronald Crummett" <ron_crummett at hotmail.com>
>>> To: <ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov>
>>> Cc: <bigdaddychuck at juno.com>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 10:10 AM
>>> Subject: [AG-TECH] New Camera
>>> > I have been working on setting up a laptop node on my Compaq Presario
>>> > Initially I was using a standard digital camera operating in a PC
>>> > mode. I recently purchased a real PC camera, a Veo Mobile
>>> Camera. But
>>> > I try connecting to the grid using this camera, I don't get a
>>> clear image
>>> > all - in fact, all I really see is a red display with a few other
>>> > moving on occasion. What would cause this, and what would I need
>>> to do to
>>> > fix it?
>>> > In other problems, I cannot see anyone else when I do connect to the
>>> > AccessGrid. I have been told that this is most likely a multicast
>>> > and that sounds reasonable, but I still don't know how to verify
>>> that or
>>> > what can be done about that. Any ideas? Your help is greatly
>>> > and will continue to be greatly appreciated.
>>> > -Ron Crummett
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