David,

 

I have a usb camera connected to the gumstix, it just has to go through a powered USB hub (I’m trying to figure out a different cable config now). The gumstix will see it as a V4L2 source.

 

-Tom

 

From: david hayat [mailto:doodih@gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 5:02 PM
To: gumstix-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Gumstix-users] Connecting a camera to gumstix overo fire

 

hi,

 

My university bought 5 gumstix overo fire with 2 summit boards and 5 pinto boards.

the use is for kondo khr-3hv robot desined for robocup competition.

we would like to connect camera to the gumstix.  i read that there is:

"Gumstix Overo COMs: 27-pin connector J5 to manage camera controls"

but i cant find any camera that match, and the gumstix wount except any other camera via usb.

can anyone explain how to connect a usb camera or which camera the gumstix supports?

the hole project depend on the camera, and we are stuck....

 

p.s

we work on 2 versions of linux: v9.6 & OpenEmbedded.

 

thanks for the help,

david