IC Imaging Control .NET

Device.GetSerialNumber Method

Device.GetSerialNumber Method

Retrieves the serial number of the video capture device.
Syntax:
[VB.NET]
Public Function GetSerialNumber( ByRef Number As String ) As Boolean
[C#]
bool GetSerialNumber( out string Number );
Parameter Description
Number

Specifies the string that will receive the serial number.

Return Value:

True, if the serial number of the video capture device could be retrieved. If the video capture device does not support serial numbers, False is returned.

Limitations:

Runtime only.

Sample:

This example demonstrates how to use the GetSerialNumber method.

[VB.NET]
Dim SN As String Dim Dev As Device ' Get the first video capture device. Dev = IcImagingControl1.Devices(0) ' Check whether a serial number can be retrieved. If Dev.GetSerialNumber(SN) Then MessageBox.Show("The serial number is " + SN) Else MessageBox.Show("The device does not have a serial number") End If
[C#]
string SN = ""; // Get the first video capture device. Device Dev = ICImagingControl1.Devices[0]; // Check whether a serial number can be retrieved. if (Dev.GetSerialNumber( out SN )) { MessageBox.Show("The serial number is " + SN); } else { MessageBox.Show("The device does not have a seial number"); }
See also: Device, Devices

<< DeviceLostEventArgs.Device

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