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1576Re: connecting a webcam to Atmega

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  • vinaydand
    Feb 28, 2009
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      Hello Mihai,

      AVR with native USB are available,
      USBAVR series
      http://www.atmel.com/dyn/products/devices.asp?family_id=607#1761

      Regards,
      Vinay

      --- In booksbybibin@yahoogroups.com, "Mihai Galos" <mihaigalos@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > I don't mean to burst your bubble but the project doesn't sound
      fesable.
      >
      > First of all, expect really low processing power for graphics from
      an
      > AVR for what you need. They are an 8-bit architecture, designed
      for
      > process management and decision making, not CPU-intensive
      applications
      > such as graphics.
      >
      > Second, there is no AVR in the atmel lineup that suports USB
      natively.
      > You must use an USB Controller such as ftdi's FT232RL. Or use a
      pic
      > that has native usb support (18F series). I personally hate PIC to
      > death.
      >
      > Third, you dont have the drivers for the webcam in open-source,
      ANSI-C
      > or compatible format. These drivers are usually binary DLL's that
      come
      > for windows. If your webcam is an open-source implementation with
      open
      > source drivers, then, and only then you're in luck.
      >
      > Consider purchasing a camera sensor for which drivers have source
      files.
      > Also, consider something like ARM7 or even ARM9 for processing of
      data.
      >
      > Kind regards,
      > Mihai Galos
      >
      >
      > --- In booksbybibin@yahoogroups.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
      driver.
      > > i dont know what the actual sensor is. how can i find out?
      > >
      > > thanks in adv.
      > >
      >
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