O'Reilly logo

OpenCV 3 Blueprints by Utkarsh Sinha, Quan Hua, Steven Puttemans, Joseph Howse

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Supercharging the PlayStation Eye

Sony developed the Eye camera in 2007 as an input device for PlayStation 3 games. Originally, no other system supported the Eye. Since then, third parties have created drivers and SDKs for Linux, Windows, and Mac. The following list describes the current state of some of these third-party projects:

  • For Linux, the gspca_ov534 driver supports the PlayStation Eye and works out of the box with OpenCV's videoio module. This driver comes standard with most recent Linux distributions. Current releases of the driver support modes as fast as 320x240 @ 125 FPS and 640x480 @ 60 FPS. An upcoming release will add support for 320x240 @187 FPS. If you want to upgrade to this future version today, you will need to familiarize ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required