Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Sep 2012 16:56 UTC, submitted by Andy McLaughlin
OSNews, Generic OSes "Visopsys (VISual OPerating SYStem) is an alternative operating system for PC-compatible computers, developed almost exclusively by one person, Andy McLaughlin, since its inception in 1997. Andy is a 30-something programmer from Canada, who, via Boston and San Jose ended up in London, UK, where he spends much of his spare time developing Visopsys. We had the great fortune to catch up with Andy via email and ask him questions about Visopsys, why he started the project in the first place, and where is it going in the future."
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RE[7]: The hardest part
by zima on Tue 18th Sep 2012 19:00 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: The hardest part"
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But total world domination of UVC is not what I had in mind when writing "Webcams are already more or less covered, by USB video class" - for there to be no outliers, you'd have to force everybody to use UVC, and how do you propose doing that? (other than... MS becoming much more aggressive - and not only about the logo, but outright banning all non-compliant devices from Windows; I can bet you'd grumble much more about such scenario :p ).

So yes, webcams following their USB class are out there and quite numerous, no need for "if" - salesmen not advertising it, and consumers seemingly not caring much, is another issue.

Because it's good to have built-in drivers, or even such device class. Makes hardware more likely usable, down the line (that decade+ old QuickCam Express that I mentioned, still recognized & working flawlessly; no such luck with one similarly old and much nicer - but also rarer - Philips webcam; plus, OS-included drivers of chipsets and such often tended to be more trouble-free, in my experience)

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