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Re: grabbing from USB-Webcam (2nd)

Am Samstag, 29. November 2003 03:03 schrieb Gavin Baker:
> On Sat, 2003-11-29 at 02:06, Markus Hansen wrote:
> > Does someone have an idea, how to grab an image from a webcam

Thank you very much!
I am looking forward to presenting this to my advisor.
He wanted to do that with Windows (I don't know how and why...)

> If you are doing industrial control, I suggest you look at something
> better than a webcam for image acquisition.  Both the frame rate and the
> image quality is typically not very good.  I suggest you have a look at
> a decent analog camera (with a real lens) or (even better) a Firewire
> camera.

Don't ask ma, why they want to control a 100.000€ Industrial robot with
two 80€ USB-Cameras...I told him what you said...anyway.

> There are a variety of image processing libraries you can choose from
> also.  Check out VXL [4], OpenCV [5] and Gandalf [6].  They are all
> FS/OSS, and you can interface libfg with them all.

I'll have a look at those too.
Thank you very much for your help.

Kind regards
Markus Hansen

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