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  • Hello.

    Can we use Microsoft Robotic in a Win App ?

    For example :
    A preview of connected  webcams to system.
    Or sending and receiving data to USB with a Win App ?

    Sorry if my beginner questions :(
    Friday, March 27, 2009 11:25 AM

Answers

  • It's more a case of the other way around. You can use WinForms from inside a DSS service.

    If is possible to run a DSS node from a Windows App. This is called "hosting" and there are some tutorials on this in the docs. However, the hosting app does not have direct access to DSS services - it is just a container. Therefore I think you would be better off running a service that displays a WinForm.

    If you have a look at the TeleOperation sample I wrote for our book, it does a directory lookup for webcam services and then displays the output of the first webcam it finds in a WinForm. You can get the code here:
    http://www.promrds.com

    Trevor
    Saturday, March 28, 2009 12:38 AM