If you ever tried writing Win32 application, which accesses a video frame-grabber board or a parallel-port camera, you probably have an idea how complicate the Video-for-Windows API calls can be.
This control was developed we had to fight the API for quite a while. As a result, now you can add real-time video capabilities to your application in less than half an hour with virtually no coding.
@ctiVideo will seemlessly incorporate in any ActiveX hosting environment, such as 32-bit Visual Basic, Visual Studio, Delphi 3. 0, even MS Office applications.
It will provide easy to use interface for showing the video on-screen, user interaction, video format control, single frame video capture and full-motion video recording.
And all this through easy to use set of properties and methods, completely isolated from the API level. @ctiVideo supports any Video-for-Windows (VfW) compatible video device.
If you can can see the video-capture device listed in the Multimedia section of the system control panel, @ctiVideo will initialize it and will use it for video manipulation.