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IMAQdx Continuous Grab & User Triggered Snap

Overview

Perform a software trigger to grab a specific image from the camera.

Description

This example uses IMAQdx to continuously acquire (grab) images from an IMAQdx camera. The example also uses a user push button 'trigger' to transfer an image to a buffer, thus creating a snapshot. This example is similar to the example: http://zone.ni.com/devzone/cda/epd/p/id/3613, but modified to use the IMAQdx driver instead of the IMAQ1394

Requirements

LabVIEW 8.6 "or compatible"

Vision Acquisition Software 8.6 "or compatible"

Steps to Implement or Execute Code

-Open and run the exmple.

-Follow the instructions listed on the block diagram

Additional Information or References

This example requires that you have the IMAQdx driver installed

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**This document has been updated to meet the current required format for the NI Code Exchange. For more details visit thisdiscussion thread**

Hope this helps.
-Ben

WaterlooLabs
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 If I'd like to do processing on the 'snap' inside of the case structure, how do I transfer the snap image data back out of the case structure? Basically, in this example the snap image is transferred into a buffer, but how would I get that same image back out?

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