[lug] You're not a geek until you ...

Steve Webb steve at badcheese.com
Tue Jan 16 20:24:19 MST 2007

I'm using a D-link 900W or something like that.  It's got an ethernet port 
and I just wget from it when I need an image.  :)

- Steve

On Tue, 16 Jan 2007, Chris Brotherton wrote:

> Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 19:46:33 -0700
> From: Chris Brotherton <chris at protonlab.net>
> To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
> Subject: Re: [lug] You're not a geek until you ...
> On Tue, Jan 16, 2007 at 07:10:38PM -0700, Steve Webb wrote:
>> I saw a post on digg.com today about a guy who allowed people to submit
>> web form input to an LCD screen, then he'd take a webcam pic of it and
>> post it on the same page (digital -> analog -> digital).  I wondered how
>> long it would take me to put it all together.  I had all of the parts, so
>> it took me about 45 minutes of misc effort to throw together.  Check it
>> out:
>> http://badcheese.com/lcd/
>> Web form -> mysql -> poll, then dump to beta-brite LCD screen -> webcam ->
>> scp pic to host -> update mysql -> page refreshes
>> I don't check for flooding and the string can only be about 10 characters,
>> but I was impressed that I could actually pull it off with a very minimum
>> amount of effort.
>> - Steve
> Very cool.  What kind of webcam are you using?  I am looking for one that
> works with linux.
> Chris.
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