IC Imaging Control C++

Grabber::openDevByUniqueName Method

Grabber::openDevByUniqueName Method

Opens a device by its unique name.
Syntax:
bool openDevByUniqueName( const std::string& unique_name );
bool openDevByUniqueName( const std::wstring& unique_name );

Parameter Description
unique_name

The unique name that specifies the device to be opened.

Return value:

true, if the video capture device could be opened successfully, false otherwise.

Remarks:

The unique name of a device can be obtained by calling VideoCaptureDeviceItem::getUniqueName.

Please note that the unique name includes the serial number of the device. Therefore, it only exists for devices that have a serial number.

Information:

Introduced in version 2.0

See also: Grabber, Grabber::openDev, VideoCaptureDeviceItem::getUniqueName

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