[sane-devel] Interested in writing a driver for...

gerard klaver gerard@gkall.hobby.nl
Tue, 13 Apr 2004 19:13:45 +0000

On Mon, 2004-04-12 at 18:24, Greg Apessos wrote:
> my Ezonics EZCam USB III webcam.  What got me interested was finding a
> reference to the EZCam USB II not being supported on the sane-project's
> site, http://www.sane-project.org/unsupported/biolux-654.html.  While
> it isn't a scanner, maybe my work could be useful to someone else.  But
> the difficulty is I don't know how to approach the problem.
> >From the little bits that I've gleamed, I monitor the communication with
> the camera on Windows, and get an idea of how messages are sent to it.
> >From that I start to build something useful.
> Are there guides, tutorials, something that could be helpful?  I don't
> necessarily need step-by-step instructions, just an outline like, program
> X will capture the communication with the camera, library Y can be used to
> communicate with the webcam under Linux, etc.
> Any help in the right direction would be great.
> -Greg

On the url http://gkall.hobby.nl/notes5.html you find some more info
about my biolux vidcam sane backend (no working version yet) and
progress is slow.

Gerard Klaver