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Submission + - Person behind writing 235 USB webcam drivers!!!

b1ufox writes: "Well, many of us love Linux and its really good compatibility with a lot of hardware devices. Webcams are no exceptions.Imagine writing a device driver for an unsupported webcam.What would you do?

Meet Michel Xhaard, a 60 year old physician by profession who is responsible for writing single handedly writing drivers for 235 low cost USB webcams!!!.

And surprisingly he did so without any help from big corporations.All on his own as a hobby.

More about Michel and can be found here 291."

It isn't easy being the parent of a six-year-old. However, it's a pretty small price to pay for having somebody around the house who understands computers.