TargetDevices Property

Summary

Gets or sets the target device collection object.

Syntax
C#
VB
C++
[EditorAttribute(System.Type, System.Type)] 
public virtual TargetDevices TargetDevices { get; } 
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property TargetDevices As TargetDevices 
public: 
virtual property TargetDevices^ TargetDevices { 
   TargetDevices^ get(); 
} 

Property Value

A TargetDevices object representing the capture output devices.

Remarks

The TargetDevices object is used to enumerate and select capture output devices.

Example
C#
VB
using Leadtools; 
using Leadtools.Multimedia; 
using LeadtoolsMultimediaExamples.Fixtures; 
 
public bool _result = false; 
public CaptureCtrlForm _form = new CaptureCtrlForm(); 
 
// capture control 
CaptureCtrl capturectrl; 
 
public void TargetDevicesExample() 
{ 
   // reference the capture control 
   capturectrl = _form.CaptureCtrl; 
 
   try 
   { 
      // try to find a USB camera 
      if (capturectrl.VideoDevices["USB"] == null) 
      { 
         throw new Exception("No USB video device available"); 
      } 
 
      capturectrl.VideoDevices["USB"].Selected = true; 
 
      // try to find a USB audio device 
      if (capturectrl.AudioDevices["USB"] == null) 
      { 
         throw new Exception("No USB audio device available"); 
      } 
 
      capturectrl.AudioDevices["USB"].Selected = true; 
 
      // set the target device, select the first target device 
      TargetDevices Devices = capturectrl.TargetDevices; 
      if (Devices[0] == null) 
      { 
         throw new Exception("No target device available"); 
      } 
 
      Devices.Selection = 0; 
 
      // set MPEG2 as the video compressor 
      capturectrl.VideoCompressors.Mpeg2.Selected = true; 
 
      // set AC3 as the audio compressor 
      capturectrl.AudioCompressors.AC3.Selected = true; 
 
      // set the target output format 
      capturectrl.TargetFormat = TargetFormatType.AVI; 
 
 
      // check whether we can capture video 
      if (capturectrl.IsModeAvailable(CaptureMode.VideoAndAudio)) 
      { 
         capturectrl.FrameRate = 5; 
         // 5 frames per second 
         capturectrl.UseFrameRate = true; 
         capturectrl.TimeLimit = 10; 
         // just 10 seconds of capture time 
         capturectrl.UseTimeLimit = true; 
 
         // subscribe to the compete event 
         capturectrl.Complete += new EventHandler(CaptureCtrl_Complete); 
 
         // start the capture process 
         capturectrl.StartCapture(CaptureMode.VideoAndAudio); 
 
         // we'll loop on the state and pump messages for this example. 
         // but you should not need to if running from a Windows Forms application. 
         while (capturectrl.State == CaptureState.Running) 
         { 
            Application.DoEvents(); 
         } 
      } 
   } 
   catch (COMException) 
   { 
      _result = false; 
   } 
   catch (Exception) 
   { 
      _result = false; 
   } 
} 
 
public void CaptureCtrl_Complete(object sender, EventArgs e) 
{ 
   // set result 
   _result = true; 
} 
Imports Leadtools 
Imports Leadtools.Multimedia 
Imports LeadtoolsMultimediaExamples.Fixtures 
 
Public _result As Boolean = False 
Public _form As CaptureCtrlForm = New CaptureCtrlForm() 
 
Public Sub TargetDevicesExample() 
   ' reference the capture control 
   Dim capturectrl As CaptureCtrl = _form.CaptureCtrl 
 
   Try 
      ' try to find a USB camera 
      If capturectrl.VideoDevices("USB") Is Nothing Then 
         Throw New Exception("No USB video device available") 
      End If 
 
      capturectrl.VideoDevices("USB").Selected = True 
 
      ' try to find a USB audio device 
      If capturectrl.AudioDevices("USB") Is Nothing Then 
         Throw New Exception("No USB audio device available") 
      End If 
 
      capturectrl.AudioDevices("USB").Selected = True 
 
      ' set the target device, select the first target device 
      Dim Devices As TargetDevices = capturectrl.TargetDevices 
      If Devices(0) Is Nothing Then 
         Throw New Exception("No target device available") 
      End If 
 
      Devices.Selection = 0 
 
      ' set MPEG2 as the video compressor 
      capturectrl.VideoCompressors.Mpeg2.Selected = True 
 
      ' set AC3 as the audio compressor 
      capturectrl.AudioCompressors.AC3.Selected = True 
 
      ' set the target output format 
      capturectrl.TargetFormat = TargetFormatType.AVI 
 
 
      ' check if we have can capture video 
      If capturectrl.IsModeAvailable(CaptureMode.VideoAndAudio) Then 
         capturectrl.FrameRate = 5 ' 5 frames per second 
         capturectrl.UseFrameRate = True 
         capturectrl.TimeLimit = 10 ' just 10 seconds of capture time 
         capturectrl.UseTimeLimit = True 
 
         ' subscribe to the compete event 
         AddHandler capturectrl.Complete, AddressOf CaptureCtrl_Complete 
 
         ' start the capture process 
         capturectrl.StartCapture(CaptureMode.VideoAndAudio) 
 
         ' we'll loop on the state and pump messages for this example. 
         ' but you should not need to if running from a Windows Forms application. 
         Do While capturectrl.State = CaptureState.Running 
            Application.DoEvents() 
         Loop 
      End If 
   Catch e1 As Exception 
      _result = False 
   End Try 
End Sub 
 
Private Sub CaptureCtrl_Complete(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) 
   _result = True 
End Sub 
Requirements

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