Want to capture action video from a webcam

Anybody have any code to capture video from a USB or Firewire webcam?

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I have couple samples. Let  your email address.
jpedwardsAuthor Commented:


Have you tried them?

Yes and your are not the first that will use. I get a lots of points here at Ex-Ex for these :)

Now I most go to work, but in couple hours I will send the zip file. Sorry for delay.

Untill then you can take a look at:

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Demos on the road. Sorry for delay... job problems ;)

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Hi is it possible i could have a copy of that webcam poject in delphi? I am trying to compile a project similar.

thanks, Dave
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jpedwards, any answer ?

djlittle2002, ask a similar question, let your address and I will send you the sample projects.
jpedwardsAuthor Commented:

Did you get the samples from ginsonic?  I can send them to you, if you have not.

jpedwardsAuthor Commented:

Sorry for the delay on the points.  I have been ill, and am still not well yet.  I did get the video to appear with the code that you sent to me (Thanks for that, by the way), and I successfully captured a still image from it.  But I have not gotten it to save any video yet.  I am sure that I just need to spend a little more time with it.

I just want to see it working before I award your points.

Thanks Again,
jpedwardsAuthor Commented:

I am not sure that I have done everthing correctly to this point:

I have followed the instructions on the readme.html file and have most of the demos working.  I am not sure what I am looking at as the programs run.  They all look alike.  They show a stream of video and audio either from a loaded media file or from the camera.  Some of them make capture a bitmap.  

Two programs failed to complile because they require D3DX9AB.DLL, which I do not find on my computer.

Which programs have the live action capture to a file and how do you cause them to do so?


 i didnt not recieve the samples from ginsonic, could you send them please?

Thanks, Dave.

my email is djlittle2002@hotmail.com or webmaster@southendps.co.uk

jpedwardsAuthor Commented:
I  have been ill lately and I am going into the hospital for a while.  I am going to clear up all of my outstanding questions, although I may come back and re-ask or ask for further clarification on some.

djlittle2002: I emailed those examples to you a couple of days ago as per your request.  If you got, or did not get them, please let me know.    Thanks to each of you for your help.

Ill Phil
Glad to can help you.. and sorry for delay into my replies.

Hope to hear good news from you soon,

JPEdwards, sorry to hear about your illness, i didnt not recieve the demos, maybe try sending them to my webmaster@southendps.co.uk account or possible djlittle@blueyonder.co.uk both have increased attachment limits. Thanks

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