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Problem retrieving images from Canon vc-v50i camera

asked 2011-11-28 18:23:10 -0600

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updated 2011-11-28 18:27:31 -0600

Hi, I'm using ROS electric and trying to retrieve images from canon vc-c50i camera using gscam and image_view, but when i ran image_view the window was gray and there is no image, despite of there is no error messages when i ran these packages.


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answered 2012-07-04 06:55:20 -0600

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I suppose this may be kind of outdated but the brand of the camera catched my attention as we had a similar model except it used RJ45 and web access. Your model seem to provide a direct video signal (no usb/ no ethernet).

I just wonder how gstreamer (used un gscam node) gets the video signal out of your camera, are you using a video acquisition card ? Maybe the problem comes from the video card driver ? Can you get vlc to display the image (also uses v4l and /dev/video etc...)

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