Can I control Video Card by using Python under linux?

Mike C. Fletcher mcfletch at
Fri Mar 31 17:07:46 CEST 2006

LUK wrote:
> Hi, I have a video card based on cx2388 chip to catch video and do the
> other thing.
> There's already a V4L2 driver for it, but it is too hard for me to
> program in C.
> Can I use Python do the job?
> Does Python has simpler APIs?
> Please gvie me some suggestion.
> Thanks!
You are probably looking for the "gstreamer" package.  It has Python 
bindings available.


  Mike C. Fletcher
  Designer, VR Plumber, Coder

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