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Re: Rép. : [K12OSN] Capturing snapshots from camera



You aren't needing to read the labels on their clothes. . . you just need to see if there is someone *there*. . .

"Quality" isn't as much of a factor as "the presence of" if you are using this for the described purpose.

DS

Doug Simpson
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De Queen Public Schools
De Queen, AR
simpsond leopards k12 ar us
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>>> Brian Chivers <brian portsmouth-college ac uk> 11/4/2008 7:54 AM >>>
Problem is that the webcams don't have the sort of lens that we'd need.

I'm looking at a package called "webcam" that's part of xawtv at the mo to see if that'll do it.

Brian

Guy-Michel Lessard wrote:
> My gut feeling is do'nt touch that, get a Linux compatible webcam. It 
> will be a lot less hassle. I'm sure there will be members here that can 
> suggest easy to get compatible webcams.
> 
> 
>  >>> Brian Chivers <brian portsmouth-college ac uk> 2008-11-04 06:47:24 >>>
> I've been asked to setup a camera over looking our College's playing 
> field to capture an image every
> 30 minutes so we can see how much it is being used.
> 
> I have a camera with that has a composite video output that I'd like to 
> use and a video input card
> (not sure if it linux compatible, if not I'll get one that is *grin*) 
> but I'm not sure what software
> to use to do this.
> 
> Not worried about motion sensing just need a jpg or something every X 
> minutes
> 
> Does anyone do this ? Any ideas or pointer where to start.
> 
> Thanks
> Brian Chivers
> Portsmouth College
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