interfacing web camera with atmega16

Discussion in 'Embedded Systems and Microcontrollers' started by abdulkarim, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. abdulkarim

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    Nov 22, 2012
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    hi
    i want to connect a web camera with atmega16 or with something is more advanced . How will i do the connections and how should i start :)
    thank you very much
     
  2. kubeek

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    You should start by saing what you want to do next once you somehow connect the camera to it. Atmega will probably not be too good a choice, the only realistic thing that I think it is able to do would be some simple shutter control based on lighting conditions, but even that might be a stretch.
     
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  3. GetDeviceInfo

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    you'll probably be looking at a USB host that will port packets off to a more capable processor, or stuff data into a file at some very limited rate.
     
  4. kubeek

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    Atmega may be capable of doing 1mbps throughput on uart, without any complex data manipulation. If the camera is 640*480, then that leads to maximally ~3fps just from that. And that is straight through, it has nowhere near enough ram to hold a frame, or enough time to use external ram.
     
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