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C# Webcam Capture (Re-submit)

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Submitted on: 1/1/2015 10:20:00 PM
By: Philip Pierce (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 7 Users
Compatibility: C#
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     This is a control I ported from a Visual Basic 6 project which will connect to a webcam and return System.Drawing.Image every x milliseconds. The control returns the image in the ImageCaptured Event. In the example, I show how to configure everything and how to display the image on the screen. It seems to run about 15 frames per second at the fastest, I think because of the overhead of converting to System.Drawing.Image. Assumes you have a webcamera attached and running on your computer. If you have more than one camera source, it should pick the first camera in the source list. There is a memory leak somewhere after the image is captured. I have tried everything I can think of, but I can't find the leak or how to fix it. I would REALLY appreciate any suggestions or comments on how to fix this. Thanx.

 
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2/21/2017 3:54:21 AMVikas Mishra

While Directely running the exe I get Gdi+ generic error.
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