support autofocus / autogain in libv4l2

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Tue Apr 25 05:51:43 PDT 2017


On Tuesday 25 April 2017 14:28:20 Pavel Machek wrote:
> On Tue 2017-04-25 13:30:09, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > On Tuesday 25 April 2017 13:23:30 Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > Hi!
> > > On Tue 2017-04-25 10:08:15, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > > > On Tuesday 25 April 2017 10:05:38 Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > > > > > It would be nice if more than one application could be accessing the
> > > > > > > camera at the same time... (I.e. something graphical running preview
> > > > > > > then using command line tool to grab a picture.) This one is
> > > > > > > definitely not solveable inside a library...
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Someone once suggested to have something like pulseaudio for V4L.
> > > > > > For such usage, a server would be interesting. Yet, I would code it
> > > > > > in a way that applications using libv4l will talk with such daemon
> > > > > > in a transparent way.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Yes, we need something like pulseaudio for V4L. And yes, we should
> > > > > make it transparent for applications using libv4l.
> > > > 
> > > > IIRC there is already some effort in writing such "video" server which
> > > > would support accessing more application into webcam video, like
> > > > pulseaudio server for accessing more applications to microphone input.
> > > 
> > > Do you have project name / url / something?
> > 
> > Pinos (renamed from PulseVideo)
> > 
> > https://blogs.gnome.org/uraeus/2015/06/30/introducing-pulse-video/
> > https://cgit.freedesktop.org/~wtay/pinos/
> > 
> > But from git history it looks like it is probably dead now...
> 
> Actually, last commit is an hour ago on "work" branch. Seems alive to
> me ;-).

Great! I just (blindly) looked at master branch and it is old...

> Thanks for pointer...
> 									Pavel

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