KCam
Video
Score 62%
Description:

A very simple net camera monitor (usable for example with axis webcams).

You can select the refresh rate, and it has motion detection in a very early stage...

If you find it interesting or want more features, just leave some comments
Last changelog:

13 years ago

0.2:
Fixed various crashes. Motion detection now approximately works. Can now play a sound or a command when motion is detected.

0.1:
Initial upload. Early developpement stage, but working...

somekool

10 years ago

what kind of URL is kcam requires?
cannot kcam takes input directly from a USB web camera? I tried giving file:///dev/video0 as an URL but it did not work.

I wish I could use kcam to record video and take pictures from my webcamera.

thanks

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delaurent

11 years ago

When I try to execute make -f Makefile.cvs then I get the following error:

This Makefile is only for the CVS repository
This will be deleted before making the distribution

*** YOU'RE USING automake (GNU automake) 1.9.5.
*** KDE requires automake 1.6
make[1]: *** [cvs] Error 1
make: *** [all] Error 2

Kubuntu Breezy. Some ideas? I hope that I haven't to downgrade my automake?

Very nice app.It should maybe be integrated in Konference? If the Knoference project is still alive..?

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BitEagle

11 years ago

just downgrade the automake pkg to ver. 1.6 with:

sudo apt-get install automake1.6

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RMorten

13 years ago

I am new to Linux and tried to install KCam, but I failed. I don't understand the installation intructions given in the "Install"-document.

What is to do to compile and install KCam?

Robert

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miguipda

13 years ago

Hi,

could you please develop a driver to be able using the I-Mini (triplex webcam : http://www.stayaware.com/index.php?p=view&news=1052).

Could you also generate a possibility to use more than one webcam connected on different USB port ? The idea is to be able to check both opposite doors or to pass from one webcam (from the entrance) to another one (placed in my office by example). Then I can follow what happens if somebody moved in my house.

Thanks a lot,

Thanks for your work.

Miguipda

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Golab

13 years ago

evrey time im traing to install it i get this error

make[2]: Entering directory `/home/golab/kcam/src'
source='kcam.cpp' object='kcam.o' libtool=no \
depfile='.deps/kcam.Po' tmpdepfile='.deps/kcam.TPo' \
depmode=gcc3 /bin/sh ../admin/depcomp \
g++ -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.. -I/usr/kde/3.2/include -I/usr/qt/3/include -I/usr/X11R6/include -DQT_THREAD_SUPPORT -D_REENTRANT -Wnon-virtual-dtor -Wno-long-long -Wundef -Wall -pedantic -W -Wpointer-arith -Wwrite-strings -ansi -D_XOPEN_SOURCE=500 -D_BSD_SOURCE -Wcast-align -Wconversion -Wchar-subscripts -O2 -Wformat-security -Wmissing-format-attribute -fno-exceptions -fno-check-new -fno-common -c -o kcam.o `test -f 'kcam.cpp' || echo './'`kcam.cpp
kcam.cpp: In constructor `kcam::kcam()':
kcam.cpp:77: error: `cout' undeclared (first use this function)
kcam.cpp:77: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once for each
function it appears in.)
kcam.cpp: In member function `bool kcam::motionDetect()':
kcam.cpp:316: warning: assignment to `int' from `double'
kcam.cpp:316: warning: argument to `int' from `double'
make[2]: *** [kcam.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/golab/kcam/src'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/golab/kcam'
make: *** [all] Error 2
bash-2.05b#

and it after i do make


im using GenToo

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luftj

13 years ago

Hey Golab,
I am also in gentoo and got the same error. What i had to do to get around it was go in and comment out all the 'cout' statements in the kcam.cpp file.
i'm not sure if these were left in and an #include was forgotten in kcam.h, or if these were just for testing purposes and not removed before finalizing. (clarification from the author on this point would be great).

Either way, commenting '//' in front of all lines that start with 'cout' seemed to get it to compile for me...
though now i have new issues, cause it won't show a picture at all, or even recognize my camera. ;)

Good Luck,
-J.

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akincisor

13 years ago

replace

cout

with

std::cout

and you should be ok

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pawn

12 years ago

tou can try remplacing cout by std::cout to keep output to console.

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herve

13 years ago

Hi,
How you make it running with Axis Cams ? If I try with your screen shot URL I have only one Pict ... but nothing more !
Please give us more details ! ;o)
Also one little thing, the archive distributed do not respect it's own documentation ... ./configure do not exists, and I make some patch to make it running because of strange calls to knotify ...
Regards,

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jean-b

13 years ago

Yes, it is still quite buggy. I am currently working hard to make it also work with firewire digital video cameras, so that you can make a webcam with it. Compile instructions:

---------------------------------
make -f Makefile.cvs
./configure
make
make install (as root)
---------------------------------

I will release another improved version in a few days. Regards

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herve

13 years ago

OK thanks ... but what about the access to Axis Cams ? Could you give us the exact kind of URL you use to get a video with kcam ? Because with the URL of you screen shot I only get one image and nothing more !
Thanks !

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elektroschock

13 years ago

* Slightly off-topic, but related. Do you know a driver database for Linux digicams? My d41 Rollei is detected as "Concord EyeQ 4330" and works fine.

* My question is whether i can use a digital camera for the purpose of a web cam.

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elektroschock

13 years ago

Slightly off-topic, but related. Do you know a driver database for Linux digicams? My d41 Rollei is detected as "Concord EyeQ 4330" and works fine.

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polrus

12 years ago

i'm using spca50x driver - works great with my intel webcam

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13 years ago

0.2:
Fixed various crashes. Motion detection now approximately works. Can now play a sound or a command when motion is detected.

0.1:
Initial upload. Early developpement stage, but working...

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