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Hi everyone,
I'm writing a program that needs to capture from a webcam using opencv. I am using a Logitech C260 Camera and OpenCV2.2, Windows XP, QT Creator. Here is an example piece of my code:
 
int i = 0;
int arg = 0;
CvCapture *pCapturedImage = cvCaptureFromCAM(arg);
cvNamedWindow( "Example1", CV_WINDOW_AUTOSIZE );
IplImage* img1= cvQueryFrame(pCapturedImage);
IplImage* img2;
IplImage* merged;
int MAX_FRAMES = 10;
    for (int i = 0; i < MAX_FRAMES; i++){
    pCapturedImage = cvCaptureFromCAM(arg);
    if (!pCapturedImage){
        printf("Uh oh");
    }
    img1 = cvQueryFrame(pCapturedImage);
    printf("Query");
    cvShowImage( "Example1", img1 );
    cvWaitKey(0);
}
for (int i = 0; i < MAX_FRAMES; i++){
    printf("Enter");
    img2 = img1;
    pCapturedImage = cvCaptureFromCAM(arg);
    if (!pCapturedImage){
        printf("Uh oh");
    }else
    printf("Capture");
    img1 = cvQueryFrame(pCapturedImage);
    printf("Query");
    cvShowImage( "Example1", img1 );
    cvWaitKey(0);
    img1 = mergePhotos(img2, img1, i*25, i*25);
    printf("Merge");
    cvShowImage( "Example1", img1 );
    cvWaitKey(0);
}
It's not working though. I'm getting only a for around the first 10 captures, then after that, the capture becomes null. I'll try to add a picture.
 
I'm stumped. I've tried cvCaptureFromCAM and cvCreateCameraCapture. I've tried changing the args to that function. I've tried all my USB ports.
Does anybody know what the problem might be? I greatly appreciate all help.
Posted 3-Mar-11 7:54am

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