IP-based Camera Sample
Glossary Item Box
The IP Camera service provides a DSS service interface to an IP based webcam.
This sample is provided in the C# language. You can find the project files for this sample at the following location under the Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio installation folder:
This sample requires an IP based webcam.
You will also need Microsoft Internet Explorer or another conventional web browser.
Configuring the service
The IP Camera service retrieves images from a camera that implements an HTTP interface to the camera image. To use this service you need to configure its initial state. This is best done by using the Dss Manifest Editor (DssMe.exe). Set the CameraImageLocation member of the initial state to the URL of the camera image.
Using the service
Once the IP Camera service is configured, it can be used in the same way as the WebCam service.
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