Webcam + GStreamer

David david at pythontoo.com
Mon Jul 13 00:30:12 CEST 2009


Sparky wrote:
> On Jul 12, 3:50 pm, Sparky <Samnspa... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello! I need to stream from a webcam in Linux and I need to be able
>> to analyze the video feed frame by frame with PIL. Currently my web-
>> cam (Quickcam Chat) only seems to work with GStreamer so a solution
>> using pygst would be preferred.
>>
>> Thanks for your help,
>> Sam
> 
> Sorry, to clarify I am just having a hard time capturing frames in a
> way that I can access with PIL.

Most web cams produce jpeg images so read the note at the bottom here;
http://effbot.org/imagingbook/format-jpeg.htm
What exactly are you trying to do? What have you tried so far and what 
happened may help.

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