Install Cheese to add a USB camera to your Beaglebone Black. via inspire.logicsupply
The BeagleBone Black takes a ‘selfie’.
Add a low-cost USB camera to your BeagleBone Black and take photos in seconds.
What You Will Need
BeagleBone expandable case Orange orBlack (recommended)
AC adapter 5 Volts, 2 Amp (recommended)
A USB Camera such as this one
NOTE: This tutorial is based on Angstrom-Linux.
STEP 1 – Install Cheese Image Capture Program
First we will install a popular capture program called “cheese”.
Each Tuesday is BeagleBone Black Day here Adafruit! What is the BeagleBone? The BeagleBones are a line of affordable single-board Linux computers (SBCs) created by Texas Instruments. New to the Bone? Grab one of our Adafruit BeagleBone Black Starter Packs and check out our extensive resources available on the Adafruit Learning System including a guide to setting up the Adafruit BeagleBone IO Python Library. We have a number of Bone accessories including add-on shields (called “capes”) and USB devices to help you do even more with your SBC. Need a nice display to go along with your Bone? Check out our fine selection of HDMI displays, we’ve tested all of them with the Beagle Bone Black!