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convert to grayscale

Asked by James
on 14 Jul 2011
Latest activity Answered by Image Analyst
on 27 May 2014


I want to put a video into Matlab and convert it into grayscale.

Please help!


2 Answers

Edited by John Kelly
on 27 May 2014
 Accepted answer

Hello James,

You can load a video into MATLAB using VideoReader().

doc VideoReader

You can apply rgb2gray() on each frame.


Answer by Image Analyst
on 27 May 2014

See attached demo. Put rgb2gray() in there to adapt it to do what you want.


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