CurrentImage

CurrentImage[]

returns the current image captured from a connected camera.

CurrentImage[n]

returns n sequential image frames as a list.

Details and Options

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

Capture an image with the built-in camera:

Detect and highlight faces:

Dynamic capturing:

Scope  (2)

Capture multiple frames at a time:

Dynamic capturing and processing:

Options  (3)

ImagePreviewFunction  (1)

By default, the original captured image is displayed in the capture user interface:

Apply a function to the images before displaying:

Notice the values stored in the buffer are still the original captured frames:

ImageSize  (1)

Set the displayed size:

RasterSize  (1)

Set the resolution of the image returned:

Applications  (3)

Time-lapse recording of image frames:

Create an animation from a series of captured images:

A simple dynamic motion detector:

Properties & Relations  (1)

Open a device using DeviceOpen:

Use DeviceClose to close the imaging device:

Introduced in 2010
 (8.0)
 |
Updated in 2014
 (10.0)
2017
 (11.2)
2018
 (11.3)