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Video Input

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Cameras with a WDM driver

Related nodes

VideoIn (DShow9)
VideoIn (EX9.Texture)

VideoTexture (EX9.Texture VMR9)
VideoTexture (EX9.Texture VMR9 YUVMixingMode)

Standard cameras (those with a WDM driver) can be simply accessed via the the Driver pin of the VideoIn (DShow9).

Use the VideoTexture (EX9.Texture VMR9) connected to the VideoIn's Video output pin to retrieve the video texture which can be:

Examples in your vvvv\girlpower\ directory:

  • Video

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Cameras with a proprietary API

Related nodes

uEyeCam (Devices)

Professional cameras can typically be accessed via a propietary API. Those can be implemented in a plugin like it was done for the uEyeCam (Devices).

The Image Pack provides support for some more cameras (including Canon EOS, Point Grey, PlayStation Eye).

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Capture Cards

Capture Cards either come with a WDM driver or a proprietary API. In the first case simply use the  VideoIn (DShow9) to access them, in the second case you'll have to write your own plugin in order to to implement the API.

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For (legacy) analog capture cards based on a bt878 or compatible chip this common WDM driver is available:

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Related nodes

VideoTexture (EX9.Texture VMR9 YUVMixingMode)
Cheater (DShow9)

The VideoTexture (EX9.Texture VMR9 YUVMixingMode) provides deinterlacing functionality. If it does not work have a look at the helppatch of Cheater (DShow9) that may be able to do some magic for you.

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