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This repository contains a class that allows the enumeration of video and audio devices in order to get the device IDs that are required to create a VideoCapture object inside OpenCV (in Windows).
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Device Enumerator for OpenCV

This project contains a C++ class that allows the enumeration of devices using DirectShow in Windows, in order to select and obtain the ID that needs to be used with OpenCV when creating, for example, a VideoCapture object to grab frames from a camera. I decided to put this up as "How to get the ID of a device to use inside OpenCV?" is a question that pops up continuously. The maintainers of OpenCV don't include this functionality in the library because it is very operating system dependant.

Contents

The project contains the class itself (DeviceEnumerator.h and DeviceEnumerator.cpp) and also an example of how to use the class (OpenCVDeviceEnumerator.cpp)

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MIT License

Copyright (c) 2018 David Gil de Gómez Pérez (Studiosi)

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