Webcam connected to myRIO USB port.
In this project, students use myRIO to acquire and process image data from a webcam. This includes configuring the webcam and acquiring and processing single images and video streams. Through these activities, students follow steps to demonstrate correct operation of the webcam, watch videos involving theory, and participate in a short activity after each video.
by Dr. Ed Doering | Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology


This is module 36 of 39 in the course set, NI myRIO Project Essentials Guide.


  • PDF Project Manual
  • LabVIEW Code
  • Video Tutorials (linked within Project Manual)


  • Basic LabVIEW familiarity
  • Basic circuit building

Related Resources


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Required Software

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  • myRIO Software Bundle (2013 or later)
    • LabVIEW (Requires license)
    • LabVIEW Real-Time Module (Requires license)
    • LabVIEW myRIO Toolkit
    • Vision Acquisition and Development Modules (Requires license)

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