Support of FireWire cameras?

My university in in the process of installing/integrating Kaltura and D2L. In our classrooms we have several types of cameras, which go through converters to USB for computer interface. My department’s conference room, however, has a camera going to a FireWire converter, which goes into a dual-boot Mac’s FW input.

Someone here told me that Kaltura doesn’t support FireWire cameras.

I wanted to confirm that statement here. If it doesn’t, why not? To the OS the camera is seen as a video source, just as a USB camera would be.

Thanks for any input on this as it will help to guide our upgrade plans for this room.


I see no reason at all for it to fail. However, if you do set it up and have issues, please post them.