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webcam on a Macbook

asked 2012-08-14 11:49:08 -0500

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updated 2012-08-14 11:53:34 -0500

I've got SimpleCV 1.3 working on my Macbook now, but seem to only be able to connect to the iSight camera and not a USB webcam. The webcam works fine in photobooth. I've tried cam = Camera(1) followed by cam.live(), which loads the iSight camera and cam = Camera(0) which generates an error on entering cam.live().

Any ideas? Just tried again with Camera(0) and it worked but gives an error python[1533:60b] Can't open input server /Users/martin/Library/InputManagers/

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answered 2012-08-14 12:22:33 -0500

kscottz gravatar image

What model of USB camera? Generally most of the brand name cameras have really good support. Other models it can be a bit spotty.

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