What method would I use to retrieve data from a webcam or live camera connected to the users computer?
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shows you how to access webcam from java using JMF API.
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Ok, thank you, I guess I should've asked if there was a class in the core api that would manage this function. If I use this other library and then package the application as a jar, will the user need this libraryinstalled also?
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