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Can Anybody Please tell me how to capture an image in MATLAB after every pre-determined delay from the web-cam? Its really important please help.

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Its for my final year project, I have to take an image from my USB webcam every 5 seconds and display it in MATLAB. The image is then to be processed in MATLAB . So any body knows a bit about it, please reply...

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David Sanchez
David Sanchez on 8 Aug 2013
you need to use the built-in function getsnapshot:
obj = videoinput('matrox', 1);
while 1 % endless loos
%Acquire and display a single frame of data.
frame = getsnapshot(obj); % take an image
image(frame); % show the image
pause(5); % wait for 5 seconds

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