Making the Playstation Eye’s microphones work on Linux

Introduction I'm the proud owner of a PlayStation® Move system and also a proud user of the Arch Linux distribution. As much as pride is concerned, it's not very “proudful” when you decide to give your PlayStation® Eye (PS3 Eye) a try as a webcam, and you realize it doesn't quite work as you expected. This post investigates this issue and proposes a solution. Even though the PS3 Eye is supported by Linux 2.