Sony Playstation Eye (Webcam, USB)

Multimedia Sony, USB, Webcam

Sony Playstation Eye (Webcam, USB)
Linux compatibility:
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Updated: 11/07/2016 21:08

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Sony Playstation Eye is a USB webcam, which is intended to be used with together with a Sony Playstation3. However, this webcam can also be used under Linux.

The webcam is connected via USB and has the USB ID 1415:2000

Bus 001 Device 003: ID 1415:2000 Nam Tai E&E Products Ltd. or OmniVision
Technologies, Inc. Sony Playstation Eye

The Playstation Eye is automatically supported under Linux by the kernel module gspca_ov534.ko

usb 1-5.3.1: new high-speed USB device number 22 using ehci-pci
usb 1-5.3.1: New USB device found, idVendor=1415, idProduct=2000
usb 1-5.3.1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
usb 1-5.3.1: Product: USB Camera-B3.04.06.1
usb 1-5.3.1: Manufacturer: OmniVision Technologies, Inc.
gspca_main: ov534-2.14.0 probing 1415:2000

The camera provides only a video with limited resolutions, which are not state-of-the art anymore:

    00: 640x480@15
    01: 640x480@30
    02: 640x480@40
    03: 640x480@50
    04: 640x480@60
    10: 320x240@30
    11: 320x240@40
    12: 320x240@50
    13: 320x240@60
    14: 320x240@75
    15: 320x240@100
    16: 320x240@125

Identified Hardware Configurations (1 Result)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Distribution
Kernel
Rating
Scan Date
Linux Mint 18 Sarah 4.4.0-47-generic - 10/11/2016

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