[AG-TECH] Problem with firewire camera and H261 video producer

Steve Gaarder gaarder1 at math.cornell.edu
Fri Apr 3 12:17:18 CDT 2009

On Fri, 3 Apr 2009, Douglas Kosovic wrote:

> The issue with the H.261 codec is that it only supports the traditional video 
> conferencing resolutions of CIF (352x288) and QCIF (176x144), so will pad 
> with a black border (or gray if older).
This seems to have been the key!  If I tell dc1394_loopback to put out 
352x288, VIC likes it and gives me a good image (well, by H261 standards).
Now what I want to figure out how to do is produce a 640x480 H264 stream 
*and* the H261 stream at the same time.  Thoughts on that?


Steve Gaarder
System Administrator, Dept of Mathematics
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
gaarder at math.cornell.edu

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