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Webcam detect in local system using C#.

Please send the code without using other dll and only using windows component?
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Updated 6-Nov-11 5:48am
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Use this article : Versatile WebCam C# library[^]
 
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[no name] 6-Nov-11 10:14am    
He was asking for detection not capturing.
Mehdi Gholam 6-Nov-11 10:32am    
Detection is done by windows automatically.
This is what I use :)
Also remember to add System.Management to the project's references

OK here is .NET version
VB
Dim info As System.Management.ManagementObject
           Dim search As System.Management.ManagementObjectSearcher
           Dim deviceName As String
           search = New System.Management.ManagementObjectSearcher("SELECT * From Win32_PnPEntity")
           For Each info In search.Get()
               deviceName = CType(info("Caption"), String)
               If InStr(deviceName, "cam", CompareMethod.Text) > 0 Then
                   GetSystemInfo.Webcam = deviceName
               End If
           Next

Here is C# version
System.Management.ManagementObject info = default(System.Management.ManagementObject);
System.Management.ManagementObjectSearcher search = default(System.Management.ManagementObjectSearcher);
string deviceName = null;
search = new System.Management.ManagementObjectSearcher("SELECT * From Win32_PnPEntity");
foreach ( info in search.Get()) {
	deviceName = Convert.ToString(info("Caption"));
	if (Strings.InStr(deviceName, "cam", CompareMethod.Text) > 0) {
		GetSystemInfo.Webcam = deviceName;
	}
}

This gets the name of the webcam. You can also change "device name" in the third to last line to a lot of things. Just make a small Google search!
Good luck
 
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Try this

Webcam using DirectShow.NET[^]
Also check this thread Detect Webcam[^]

BTW convert the code into C# :)
 
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