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iomojo GPLs its camera server software

Apr 26, 2001 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — 7 views

Palo Alto, CA — (press release excerpt) — iomojo has announced that the first release of its camera server software (version 1.0.0) is now available for free public download, here. The software is being released as an ISO CD image — you will need a CDR to create your own CD. The iomojo camera server is released under the GNU General Public License.

Features of the camera server include . . .

  • Multi-purpose server appliance application provides a meeting point for groups to talk and collaborate with each other across a wide variety of systems and connections.
  • Usable across all major OS and browsers without a plugin or Java — works through a firewall/port 80.
  • Secure stream — only allows those granted access privileges to gain access to the system.
  • Photo albums allow for grabbing a frame of video and publishing it for public or private access.
  • A photo may be sent as an electronic greeting card to anyone with an email account.
  • An underlying SQL engine powers chat, user settings, and photo album.
  • User privileges include camera control, admin rights, and creating/viewing of photo albums.
  • Customizable scheduling, for sending frames to an ftp server or via email.
  • Web based administration allows changing the video size/quality, type of pan/tilt motor, system, user, and network settings.
  • Dedicated server supports groups who want real-time video collaboration.
  • Based on open source software, including Linux, PHP, Apache, and MySQL.
System requirements . . .
  • CPU: Pentium 200 minimum; Celeron 366 or better preferred
  • Hard disk: 1 GB HD minimum
  • RAM: 32 MB minimum; 64+ MB preferred
  • BT 848/878 compatible video capture card
  • 10 Base-T LAN connection; 10/100 Base-T preferred (card supported by Red Hat 7.0)
Note: The camera server requires a dedicated machine and will replace the contents of the hard disk it is installed on with our software.

If you would like to receive more information about developing for the camera server, please contact [email protected].

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