Linux USB PIco Projector Driver Gets Updated
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 19 March 2013 at 08:04 PM EDT. Add A Comment
After being nearly one year with no news from the project, the libam7xxx library that drives various USB pico projectors on Linux has been updated.

This is a third-party project to power small USB-based mini projectors under Linux. Among the supported USB projectors are the Acer C110, Acer C112, Aiptek PocketCinema T25, Philips/SagemCom PicoPix 1020, and the Philips/SagemCom PicoPix 2055.

Aside from new device support, there's also a MinGW-based Windows port, support for setting the projector's zoom mode, multi-device support (driving multiple USB projectors simultaneously), and other changes.

More details on the new libam7xxx-0.1.3 release can be found here.

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