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Professional Windows® Embedded Compact 7 by Thierry Joubert, David Jones, Samuel Phung

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Chapter 41

A USB Camera Application

WHAT’S IN THIS CHAPTER?

  • Introducing the USB camera driver
  • Building a CeWebCam in Compact 7
  • Using an application to create snapshots with a USB camera

Due to the lack of device driver support for Windows Embedded Compact from the hardware manufactures, USB camera support is one of the most common how-to questions.

This chapter talks about an available open source USB camera driver and works through the steps to show how to utilize this driver to access a USB camera from a Windows Embedded Compact 7 application.

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