python and webcam??
peter at engcorp.com
Fri Aug 29 16:58:57 CEST 2003
Mike Kier wrote:
> "Peter Hansen" <peter at engcorp.com> wrote in message
> news:3F4F56AB.19EFE5AB at engcorp.com...
> > Mirco wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > > I'd like to know if is it possible to make python communicate with a
> > > webcam. Of course, I think it is possible... but I don't know if there
> > > is a specific module for this kind of work. Can anyone give me a
> > Depends a lot on the type of webcam, but in any case it's a pretty
> > safe bet that (a) it's possible, and (b) there is no *specific* module
> > for the task.
> > That said, there are things like PIL which could be of use in this area,
> > and at least one specific webcam package (probably using calldll to get
> > to the library for the device) that has been posted in the past.
> > -Peter
> Try this...
Ah, that's the one. Uses it's own .pyd actually, not calldll as I
Doesn't work with my webcam though. Might help if the OP could specify
what he has.
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