using document camera with linux

Ranjan Maitra maitra at
Sun Nov 27 15:24:04 UTC 2011

On Sun, 27 Nov 2011 08:51:05 -0600 suvayu ali <fatkasuvayu
+linux at> wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 15:44, Ranjan Maitra <maitra at> wrote:
> > I want to use a ELMO document camera with my linux laptop (Fedora 16).
> > Is there any way to do so? I can get the exact model number of the ELMO
> > tomorrow if that would be helpful but I wanted to see if this is at all
> > possible.
> Disclaimer: I have seen an ELMO being used once so I don't know what I
> am talking about.
> There should be a web interface which will let you connect to it.
> Maybe you can work out something from that? Using
> mplayer/vlc/wget/curl comes to mind.

Thanks very much, Suvayu! Let us see what suggestions others may have.
All I really want is to display the document camera onto my screen, and
then recordmydesktop can do the rest.

Best wishes,

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