[kwlug-disc] USB/Firewire cameras under Linux

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Tue Aug 17 20:01:16 EDT 2010

----- Original Message -----
> Is anybody here using webcams (or something more substantial) under
> Linux? I am going to need a few cameras for a project and making
> heads or tails of the compatibility lists I have found is proving to
> be tough. Preferrably something that is still widely available. I
> have access to enough wholesale suppliers that I can probably find
> whatever you are using if it is still available.

I've used Axis network cameras. It's really for security at the office though. They are more expensive than a typical web cam but can offer pretty decent resolution.

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