Hasciicam makes it possible to have live ASCII video on the Web. It captures video from a TV card and renders it into ASCII, formatting the output into an HTML page with a refresh tag or in a live ASCII window or in a simple text file as well, giving anyone that has a bttv card, a Linux box, and a cheap modem line the ability to show a live asciivideo feed that can be browsable without any need for a plugin, Java, etc.
|Tags||Communications Conferencing Games/Entertainment Internet Web multimedia Video Display Text Processing Artistic Software|
|Operating Systems||POSIX BSD Linux|
Release Notes: This release fixes correct parsing of AA-Lib options so that they can be changed from the command line.
Release Notes: This release adds support for even more Webcams (V4L2) and provides Debian binary packages.
Release Notes: More Webcams are supported (grabbing YUV420P).
Release Notes: An important fix to grab code is included, resulting in support for most of the 2.4 Linux kernel drivers: grayscale is now taken from YUV422 luminance instead of RGB sampling, which should also improve performance on slower machines. The FTP code has been reimplemented with ftplib, and passive mode connection is supported to stream from behind firewalls. The code has been cleaned up a bit and aalib options directly exposed from the command line.
Release Notes: Better software greyscale downsampling code, fixes in jpegdump and FTP code, contributed support for SGI Irix, and code cleanups.