1576Re: connecting a webcam to Atmega
- Feb 28, 2009Hello Mihai,
AVR with native USB are available,
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Mihai Galos" <mihaigalos@...>
> I don't mean to burst your bubble but the project doesn't sound
> First of all, expect really low processing power for graphics from
> AVR for what you need. They are an 8-bit architecture, designedfor
> process management and decision making, not CPU-intensiveapplications
> such as graphics.natively.
> Second, there is no AVR in the atmel lineup that suports USB
> You must use an USB Controller such as ftdi's FT232RL. Or use apic
> that has native usb support (18F series). I personally hate PIC toANSI-C
> Third, you dont have the drivers for the webcam in open-source,
> or compatible format. These drivers are usually binary DLL's thatcome
> for windows. If your webcam is an open-source implementation withopen
> source drivers, then, and only then you're in luck.files.
> Consider purchasing a camera sensor for which drivers have source
> Also, consider something like ARM7 or even ARM9 for processing ofdata.
> Kind regards,
> Mihai Galos
> --- In email@example.com, "loophole_immortal"
> <loophole_immortal@> wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> > im trying to make a cam contolled bot.
> > kind send any sugestions/tips u might have.
> > Is it possible to set up a USB host Using mega16 itself?
> > my webcam has a USB slave output, uses SONIX SC9C102 camera
> > i dont know what the actual sensor is. how can i find out?
> > thanks in adv.
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