IC Imaging Control C++

VideoCaptureDeviceItem::getUniqueName Method

VideoCaptureDeviceItem::getUniqueName Method

Returns a unique name for this device.
std::string getUniqueName() const;
std::wstring getUniqueNameW() const;

Return value:

A string containing the unique name of the device. If an error occurred, an empty string is returned.


A unique name is only available for devices that return a serial number. Using this name, a device can be identified unambiguously.


Introduced in version 2.0

See also: VideoCaptureDeviceItem, VideoCaptureDeviceItem::toString, VideoCaptureDeviceItem::getName, VideoCaptureDeviceItem::getBaseName, VideoCaptureDeviceItem::getDisplayName

<< VideoCaptureDeviceItem

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