Solved

Make the computer think that a vb program is a webcam, possible?

Posted on 2004-03-24
6
906 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
Hi,

I was trying to to make a program that makes the computer think thte program is a webcam. Is it possible? If so, how to do that?

This is what I want:
A program in which you can load small movies
The movie is supposed to load in another screen, this screen has to be the "picture" of the webcam.
This screen is not supposed to be fullscreen, but about 320 × 240 I think (maybe smaller)

I hope you will understand this, I'm Dutch and I don't really know exactly how to say this.
Thanks in advance!

I'm not the best programmer, but I know VB quite well, I just don't know where to start with the 'making the computer think it's a webcam'-part.
0
Comment
Question by:Reinder-VB
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:santosh26676
ID: 10674404
What I understand is that you just want to show small movies using webcam but the same should be executed thru VB.

I my understanding is not clear then may be you need to send some more information on this.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Reinder-VB
ID: 10681793
No, what I want is the same as my TV Card does actually...

My computer recognizes my TV Card in the computer as a webcam.
I can show a tv-channel in MSN because my pc thinks it's a webcam.
That's what I want, that my computer recognizes my program as a webcam.

So what I need is a program to load movies in... well, that's already done.
But now the computer has to recognize the movieplayer window as a webcam.

I hope I made myself clear now :-D
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
redfordb earned 500 total points
ID: 10832035
Create an instance of the Windows Media Player on your form.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Reinder-VB
ID: 11044546
I would still like to here an answer that helps me making this, but if you want me to close it? I will...
0
 

Author Comment

by:Reinder-VB
ID: 11044547
PS. I do know how!
0

Featured Post

What Should I Do With This Threat Intelligence?

Are you wondering if you actually need threat intelligence? The answer is yes. We explain the basics for creating useful threat intelligence.

Join & Write a Comment

Introduction I needed to skip over some file processing within a For...Next loop in some old production code and wished that VB (classic) had a statement that would drop down to the end of the current iteration, bypassing the statements that were c…
Introduction In a recent article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_7811-A-Better-Concatenate-Function.html) for the Excel community, I showed an improved version of the Excel Concatenate() function.  While writing that article I realized that no o…
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…

706 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now