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August 26, 2014 AT 8:00 am

Use Cheese To Add A USB Camera To Your #BeagleBoneBlack @TXInstruments @BeagleBoardOrg

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Install Cheese to add a USB camera to your Beaglebone Black. via inspire.logicsupply

Overview
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 Black
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”.

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1 Comment

  1. As always, thanks for the tutorial share Adafruit! We enjoyed the battery powering tutorial you also posted today, we took a stab at something similar recently – http://www.logicsupply.com/blog/2014/08/12/tutorial-unleash-beaglebone-battery-powering/

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