Aravis is a glib/gobject based library for video acquisition using Genicam cameras. It currently only implements an ethernet camera protocol used for industrial cameras such as Basler, AlliedVision, Smartek etc. Here I am discussing how to install Aravis in ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Continue reading
OpenCV (Open Source Computer Vision) is a library of programming functions mainly aimed at real-time computer vision. This cross platform library mainly focuses on real-time image processing. The version of opencv found in the ubuntu repository is bit old. So we have to download and manually install the source code. Continue reading
FFmpeg is popular multimedia framework, that allows users to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play almost all codecs that have been created.
Since “Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty” FFmpeg is dropped and its fork adopted ‘libav’ which made a lot of application unusable under Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic/14.04 Trusty. In coming release ‘15.04’ Ubuntu team decided to add FFmpeg again to its repositories, so there won’t be such issues like we have with 14.04/14.10 but there are unofficial FFmpeg PPAs available for Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic/14.04 Trusty. Now unusable applications can be used again on Ubuntu 14.10/14.04 using FFmpeg.
An android phone can be converted to an WiFi IP camera very easily by installing some apps which are readily available over play store. When the app is switched on, we can stream the video in a browser of a client computer which is in the same network. Here in this post, I am mentioning a few such apps.