Tag Archives: DirectShow

Vision: a DirectShow machine vision engine

For the last few weeks, I’ve been working sporadically on a DirectShow reimplementation of the simple machine vision engine I wrote for my Robotics class. The original version used the old Video For Windows API, which is relatively simple, but … Continue reading


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Ultra-simple machine vision in C with RobotEyez

I use PGM image files a lot in my Engineering Computing class because the provide a really easy way for novice programmers to get started with image processing in C. This file format stores greyscale images in plain text and … Continue reading

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CommandCam – a DirectShow command line cam image grabber for Windows

EDIT (24-11-2011) : Since publishing this post, I have found myself making frequent updates to the CommandCam program, so I’ve created a dedicated page for it instead, with up-to-date information and download links. Get CommandCam here (binary download and source … Continue reading

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