4K Live Streaming
Stream RICOH THETA V or Z1 cameras with small Linux board computers such as NVIDIA Jetson Nano or x86. UVC 1.5 open source driver and gstreamer sample app. Control camera API and power it with a USB cable.
Integrate Live Streaming with the USB API
Switch Between Still Image and Live Streaming Modes
Wake Camera From Sleep
Real-time 4K Video in 360
Run OpenCV and TensorFlow
Use OpenCV and TensorFlow to detect objects and trigger applications
Save 4K video to the storage of the Linux board computer
Custom Video Pipeline
Build your own video processing pipeline to broadcast stream to other cloud services.
Open Source and Open APIs
Open source user mode Linux driver and open APIs allow you to freely build future-proof applications.
Based on libuvc by Ken Tossell.
Modifications for RICOH THETA cameras by nickel110
The bottom screw of the THETA is 1/4" by 20 threads per inch. This is a standard tripod screw size. You need to use an extender to fit the USB cable to the send of the female connector on the camera.
When you mount the camera, you can either use a light stand with a narrow mounting base or you can use a triod and an extender. The extender on the right is made from a 1/4" by 20tpi stud and coupler from a hardware store. The extender cost about USD $3 in parts. You still need to buy a tripod with this rig. An AmazonBasics Alumninum light stand is USD $20.49.
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