Video Capture Device Support from Image Acquisition Toolbox
Use video capture devices to acquire images and video in MATLAB and Simulink
Capabilities and Features
Image Acquisition Toolbox Support Package for OS Generic Video Interface allows you to acquire images in MATLAB or Simulink from video capture devices that are supported natively by your computer’s OS. This includes webcams as well as some scientific and industrial cameras.
- Buffering to acquire video continuously in the background without dropping frames
- Control of your acquisition from the Image Acquisition Tool app
- Simulink blocks to bring image data directly into a Simulink model
- Access to the dynamic properties from DirectShow® (Windows only)
Note: Basic acquisition of webcam images is available from MATLAB without the advanced features listed above. See Webcam Support from MATLAB.
The following device types are supported by the support package on each platform.
||Devices from manufacturers that provide DirectShow compliant WDM (Windows Driver Model) drivers
||UVC compliant devices supported using Gstreamer drivers
||UVC compliant devices supported using AVFoundation framework
Platform and Release Support
See the hardware support package system requirements table for current and prior version, release, and platform availability.