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Device driver that generates video pipes

The video4linux loopback device is a device driver that generates video pipes. It lets a user program feed a video stream to another as if it were coming from an actual video4linux device. To achieve this a video pipe consists out of two video4linux devices: one for the generating program to write its data to and one for a normal video4linux program to read from. At the moment there are only a few programs that can feed the input of the pipe: invert and resize, the example programs with the driver and motion, a motion detection program.

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Janet Casey

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30 October 2003

Leaders and contributors

Jeroen Vreeken Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:pe1rxq@amsat.org
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/vloopback

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisitemotion (if not using included invert/resize programs)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 February 2018.


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