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Signed-off-by: Rick Waldron <>
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LICENSE-MIT Initial commit, ported platoon to dmv Feb 14, 2012 Adds link to live demo Mar 15, 2012
app.js Read and write to local disc for development Mar 11, 2012
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See it live

Node.js powered, Jitsu Hosted, WebRTC connected, 100% JavaScript, Camera > Web > Server Photobooth-style image capture program.

Works in: Canary, Opera and Opera Mobile 12. Read More

Getting Started

Download the production version or the development version.

In your web page:

<script src="dmv.min.js"></script>

// ...when the dom is ready, with whatever your poison is...

DMV.init( selector, socket );

// `selector` is any valid CSS Selector to locate your empty container in the DOM

// `socket` is your object, which you're on your own for creating.


Run Application with:

$ node app


Dependency: grunt

$ npm install grunt -g

Dependency: npm modules

$ npm install

Verify and Build code with:

$ grunt


These were taken with dmv. When you click on the camera display surface, the image is captured and sent to a Node.js server via Socket.IO where a png is created and saved in the ./saved/ directory.

Archaic Browsers Suck And Ruin The Web


  • ✔ take a picture with a web cam.
  • ✔ Put it on the browser screen (canvas I hope).
  • Do face-recognition if easy. (SEE:
  • Allow operator to position a square if the face-recognition goes batty.
  • ✔ Click to capture
  • ✔ Upload pic to server. (Auto with
  • ✔ Save captured image on server!

Built With: grunt, express, and love


Style guide: idiomatic.js, Lint and test your code using grunt.

Also, please don't edit files in the "dist" or "/public/javascript/" subdirectories as they are generated via grunt. You'll find source code in the "lib" subdirectory!


Copyright (c) 2012 Rick Waldron Licensed under the MIT license.