This document covers the Linux Kernel to Userspace API's used by video and radio straming devices, including video cameras, analog and digital TV receiver cards, AM/FM receiver cards, streaming capture devices.

It is divided into three parts.

The first part covers radio, capture, cameras and analog TV devices.

The second part covers the API used for digital TV and Internet reception via one of the several digital tv standards. While it is called as DVB API, in fact it covers several different video standards including DVB-T, DVB-S, DVB-C and ATSC. The API is currently being updated to documment support also for DVB-S2, ISDB-T and ISDB-S.

The third part covers Remote Controller API

For additional information and for the latest development code, see:

For discussing improvements, reporting troubles, sending new drivers, etc, please mail to: Linux Media Mailing List (LMML)..