Device Connection

Install hardware support, connect to webcams

Use the webcamlist function to return the list of available UVC-compliant webcams connected to your system. The function returns a cell array of camera names. You can then use the name of the camera in the output to create the webcam object for acquiring images.

Functions

webcamlistList of webcams connected to your system

Topics

Webcam Acquisition Overview

You can use MATLAB® webcam support to bring live images from any USB Video Class (UVC) compliant webcam into MATLAB. Supported platforms are listed here.

Install the MATLAB Support Package for USB Webcams

Webcam support is available through MATLAB Add-Ons.

Connect to Webcams

Use the webcamlist function to return the list of available UVC-compliant webcams connected to your system.

Webcam Support in MATLAB Online

You can connect to your webcam and stream images in MATLAB Online™.

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