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[http://unicap-imaging.org/ Website link]. unicap provides a uniform interface to video capture devices. It allows applications to use any supported video capture device via a single API.
[http://unicap-imaging.org/ Website link]. unicap provides a uniform interface to video capture devices. It allows applications to use any supported video capture device via a single API.


It supports V4L devices and firewire video devices. It provides an abstraction layer to video streams and devices. The project also provides a library, libucil, providing easy to use functions to render text and graphic overlays onto video images. Finally, there is a GTK widget set for unicap, unicapGTK, making GUI easy to develop.
'''libunicap''' supports V4L devices and firewire video devices. It provides an abstraction layer to video streams and devices [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=34942 AUR package].


Unicap is used by [[GoQat]] and supports dynamic rewiring using [[VideoJack]] [http://unicap-imaging.org/vjackplugin.htm (unicap plugin link)].
The project also provides a library, '''libucil''', providing easy to use functions to render text and graphic overlays onto video images [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=34943 AUR package].
 
Finally, there is a GTK widget set for unicap, '''unicapGTK''', making GUI easy to develop [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=34944 AUR package].
 
A test application for unicap has been developped, called '''UCView'''. [http://www.unicap-imaging.org/ucview.htm Webpage], [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14469 AUR package]
 
Unicap is used in astronomy by [[GoQat]] and supports dynamic rewiring using [[VideoJack]] [http://unicap-imaging.org/vjackplugin.htm (unicap plugin link)].

Latest revision as of 02:31, 14 September 2012

Unicap

Website link. unicap provides a uniform interface to video capture devices. It allows applications to use any supported video capture device via a single API.

libunicap supports V4L devices and firewire video devices. It provides an abstraction layer to video streams and devices AUR package.

The project also provides a library, libucil, providing easy to use functions to render text and graphic overlays onto video images AUR package.

Finally, there is a GTK widget set for unicap, unicapGTK, making GUI easy to develop AUR package.

A test application for unicap has been developped, called UCView. Webpage, AUR package

Unicap is used in astronomy by GoQat and supports dynamic rewiring using VideoJack (unicap plugin link).