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How can I download the images from a digital camera?
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by:mokule
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Well I've got camera which connects to PC with USB cable.
Then I can see another drive in a system. In that drive there is a folder in which the images reside. It is only copy file task needed.
Don't know what is in Your case.
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by:robert_marquardt
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Most digital cameras are simply USB mass storage devices.
They show up as a removable hard disk. Copy the files as you would any other file.
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by:hutelihut
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I want to use Delphi for making a program, that downloads the images from the camera and shows them directly on a form.

I've heard, that a "twain-component" is what i need...
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by:hutelihut
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...feel free to ask
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by:robert_marquardt
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The question is if the camera provides a TWAIN driver.
It can but it does not need to.
Usually the camera is either a still image device which needs a TWAIN driver
or a mass storage device which makes it a removable harddisk.
Mass storage is more common.
For TWAIN there are several components available. Have a look at Torry's.
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by:EddieShipman
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more information is needed.
Brand of camera
transfer means (usb via Explorer, twain, WMAPI)
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