Webcam + GStreamer

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

Sparky wrote:
> On Jul 12, 3:50 pm, Sparky <Samnspa... at> 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;
What exactly are you trying to do? What have you tried so far and what 
happened may help.

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