[mythtv-users] USB video capture

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Wed Oct 12 12:00:42 UTC 2011

On 11-10-11 10:03 PM, Yan Seiner wrote:
> This is slightly OT....
> I have an analog (security type) camera that I need to capture.
> I'm looking for a USB video capture solution for a power-sensitive 
> application... It has to run off batteries, so I'm ideally looking for a 
> USB port powered solution.
> And, it should do hardware capture, not software.  It only has to 
> capture stills, one frame per minute.
> Any ideas?  I have not really found a lot out there.

Pretty much any USB webcam can do this without fuss.
Can you not adopt one of those in place of
whatever camera you had in mind?

Not sure what you mean by "hardware" capture: all video capture
is done by hardware.  Software really only gets majorly involved
in encoding/compressing the results.

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