[racket] webcam hooks in racket?

From: Ben Dean (benjamin.dean at aya.yale.edu)
Date: Tue Jan 11 12:50:18 EST 2011

Great- thanks, all! I was leaning towards OpenCV since it looks like the
best opportunity to get to know the
 module, and make something interesting at the same time. I'm sure I'll be
back with more questions any minute...

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 12:46 PM, Anthony Cowley <acowley at seas.upenn.edu>wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 9:58 AM, Ben Dean <benjamin.dean at aya.yale.edu>
> wrote:
> > Hmm, thanks, I really appreciate the help.  Obviously an oversight on my
> > part, but I'm targeting OSX and the built-in apple "iSight" or whatever
> they
> I heartily recommend OpenCV's highgui module. I've used this on Mac OS
> X and Linux for interfacing with various cameras with very little
> trouble, and written bindings to it for other languages. I haven't
> done so for Racket, but the C API is extremely friendly, so it's just
> a matter of cobbling together the necessary Racket FFI bits. It works
> great with the built-in iSight camera.
> Here's a relevant place in the OpenCV documentation:
> <
> http://opencv.willowgarage.com/documentation/c/highgui_reading_and_writing_images_and_video.html#capturefromcam
> >
> Anthony
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