Skype Beta 188.8.131.52 for Linux – Webcam WORKING!
Ugh – finally, after much backward and forward (even to the point I dragged out a Windows laptop) I’ve tracked down the issue which was stopping my embedded webcams (which otherwise works in all other applications) from working with the latest beta of Skype for Linux. The solution is this (thanks Ubuntu Forums): for 32-bit […]
Chrysalis Cam – Using Open Source to Open Minds
The kids in Room 3 had a problem, all of the caterpillars that went into the pupa stage of their metamorphosis were emerging when the students were out of the classroom. The solution was to setup a laptop with a web camera programmed to take a snapshot of a waiting chrysalis once every minute. These […]
Viewing multiple video streams using Linksys WVC54G
We’ve got a couple of Linksys WVC54G IP cameras lying around the office from a previous project, so I was thinking “How hard would it be to create a page I could navigate to from my home PC (or media center) to view live video streams from these cameras?” Apparently, it’s a bit harder than one would think…