V4L IEEE1394 devices

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The V4L API in itself does not support any ieee1394 (Firewire) devices. However, in the case of some devices, V4L applications can obtain access to video via ieee1394, using either a loopback or LD_PRELOAD method.

via Loopback

via LD_PRELOAD

  • V4L with ieee1394 camcorders:
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