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iSight image capture toolbox

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A toolbox for capturing still images using iSight.

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Updated 02 Nov 2005

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A toolbox for capturing still images using iSight.

For the usage, please check README.txt file.

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IkkJin Ahn (2021). iSight image capture toolbox (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (8)

David Ferlemann

I hope there's more instructions on getting it to work. I have problem with:
java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: libQTJNative.jnilib
It seems to be a Qt library problem.

Kees de Kapper

Great piece of SW! Would it be easily posible to use other than iSight webcams? for example those of Macam?

Doug Heymann

For those with a dark screen, run it in a loop, it takes the isight camera some time (I tried 500ms) to adjust to the ambient lighting

Pekka Ketola

Result was totally black image on my MacBookPro. Light next to iSight turned on. So it worked somehow? But image was black.

Eklavya Malik

Gregory Bohuslav

Could not make it run on my PC

David Jones

This toolbox is simple and easy to use. It writes the image to a 'temp' file before reading it into Matlab. I modified the code to write the file to a Ram Disk (<a href="">Esperance DV</a>) to try and speed things up, but I get less than 3 frames/sec on a G5. I wonder if there is a more efficient way to transfer an image from Java Image Capture to Matlab, without going through an intermediate JPG-encoding, write-file, read-file, JPG-decoding.

Carlos PEREZ

Excellent Camera, Excellent Tool .. Great Work

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R14
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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