Saturday, 22 March 2014

UVC device driver for Linux

UVC(USB Video Class) is a device driver for video streaming on Universal Serial Bus. The goal of this project is to provide all necessary software components to fully support UVC compliant devices in Linux. UVC specification covers webcams, digital camcorders, analog video converters, analog and digital television tuners and still-image cameras that support video streaming for both video input and output. UVC projects is currently focusing on kernel support for UVC devices. The driver implements the Video4Linux 2 (V4L2) API. This include a V4L2 kernel device driver and patches for user-space tools. Please click here to read the article and supported devices.