since: 0.8.0

Declaration [src]

arv_camera_new (
  const char* name,
  GError** error

Description [src]

Creates a new ArvCamera. If name is null, it will instantiate the first available camera.

If the camera is a GigEVision, name can be either:

  • <vendor>-<model>-<serial>
  • <vendor_alias>-<serial>
  • <vendor>-<serial>
  • <user_id>
  • <ip_address>
  • <mac_address>

For example:

  • The Imaging Source Europe GmbH-DFK 33GX265-39020369
  • The Imaging Source Europe GmbH-39020369
  • TIS-39020369
  • 00:07:48:af:a2:61

If the camera is a USB3Vision device, name is either:

  • <vendor_alias>-<serial>
  • <vendor>-<serial>

Available since: 0.8.0



Type: const char*

Name of the camera.

The argument can be NULL.
The data is owned by the caller of the function.
The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.

Type: GError **

The return location for a recoverable error.

The argument can be NULL.
If the return location is not NULL, then you must initialize it to a NULL GError*.
The argument will left initialized to NULL by the constructor if there are no errors.
In case of error, the argument will be set to a newly allocated GError; the caller will take ownership of the data, and be responsible for freeing it.

Return value

Type: ArvCamera

A new ArvCamera.

The caller of the function takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.