Reading and displaying real-time video from a webcam

Posted on 2005-04-12
Last Modified: 2010-04-01
I'd like to be able to read from a webcam and display direct video from them. Do you have any coding examples or ideas to start with. Also, i will still need some control over the screen, so i can add things, like lines and stuff(most likely using GDI-functions).  
Question by:Mercurius0
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    Check out ("Simultaneous Previewing & Video Capture using DirectShow")
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    ARToolkit: (AR = A_ugmented R_eality). and it is open source! note that it uses OpenGL.
    there are some nice OpenGL tutorials out there on the web. google for them.
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    Author Comment

    Ok, thanks jkr. you've given me the idea to start development using Directshow

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