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Sunday, July 4, 2010

Webcam using AForge.NET (Part II)

 

Now to use webcam and I will go with the USB camera. I know the name of the camera (from the tutorial Part I, pop up box) as “USB2.0 Camera” and it is index as number 4 (from 0). You need to draw a picture box and a button to start the camera in the design view like this

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Double click on the “Start Camera” button and we go to the code side. I am posting the code with comments. This will probably help you if you read the code.

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And it works !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 Ok, here is another video from a different site. I am not the author. But just a crash programming.

C# Tutorial - Getting Images from Webcam using Aforge from shivam on Vimeo.

Here is the link to the source of this video and author http://vimeo.com/7526663

 

Up coming tutorials will be on image processing. I will be posting as I am learning.

 

~Prem

8 comments:

  1. Where is the cam_NewFrame function???

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  2. This is perfect.. Keep up the good work!!!

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  3. Where is the cam_NewFrame function???

    use this instead

    private void cam_NewFrame(object sender, AForge.Video.NewFrameEventArgs eventArgs)
    {
    pictureBox1.Image = (Bitmap)eventArgs.Frame;
    }

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  4. do you know how to do motion detection in visual studio? also through webcam viewing .

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  5. http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/10248/Motion-Detection-Algorithms heres a link i think it can help you xiangs

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  6. Nice tutorial!, Could you tell me please what changes are necessary in this code to stream video from an IP camera?

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  7. Ive tried it.. but why the application was just suddenly closed when i started the camera? i dont know how to fix this, so please help me

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