Webcam support

Navkirat Singh navkirats at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 19:23:50 CEST 2010


On 26-Aug-2010, at 9:49 PM, garabik-news-2005-05 at kassiopeia.juls.savba.sk wrote:

> Navkirat Singh <navkirats at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Guys,
>> 
>> I am programming a web centric app in python for customer, which needs
>> to click a snap of the customer and forward the pic to the server via
>> POST. I am not very familiar with how I can achieve this. Any
>> direction would be much appreciated.
>> 
> 
> For something very similar, I used fswebcam, the crucial code looked
> like this:
> 
> def capture_frame(filename, brightness=50):                                                  
>    os.system('fswebcam -S 1 -r %s -s brightness=%i%% 
>               --font /usr/share/fonts/truetype/ttf-dejavu/DejaVuSans.ttf 
>               --jpeg 60 --save %s' % (RESOLUTION, brightness, filename))
> 
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Thanks guys, I stumbled upon jpegcam (javascript and flash library) which does this. It works awesome !! :)

Regards


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