avg_showcamera(1) camera discovery and display tool


avg_showcamera -l
avg_showcamera -r
avg_showcamera -t DRIVER [OPTION]...


Query and list attached cameras, reset firewire bus, show video stream.


-h, --help
Show a brief description of the options.
-l, --dump
Dump a list of available cameras to the console.
-r, --resetbus
Reset the firewire bus and free allocated bandwidth.
-t, --driver DRIVER
One of the camera subsystems supported by libavg (supported: firewire, video4linux, directshow).
-d, --device DEVICE
Camera device identifier (depending on the driver, a GUID or device path is expected).
-u, --unit UNIT
Unit number. Used for cameras or other capture devices which deliver several images (e.g. stereo cameras or TV capture cards).
-w, --width WIDTH
Camera image width.
-e, --height HEIGHT
Camera image height.
-p, --pixelformat PIXELFORMAT
Camera pixel format (one of: I8, I16, YUV411, YUV422, YUYV422, RGB, BGR, BAYER8).
-f, --framerate FRAMERATE
Frames per second.
-8, --fw800
Set firewire bus speed to s800 (if supported).
-s, --noinfo
Don't show any info overlayed on the screen.


Ulrich von Zadow <[email protected]>