Manycam is a virtual webcam, you can provide it with videos, images, audio and has many other features like flipping or mirroring footage, adding effects and so on. I have not used it recently but it looks like they have gone for a more payed method now, with a free version. Older versions, if you can find them, will allow you to remove the watermark and use ...
There are many Camera Apps meeting your criteria. I'd especially recommend you taking a look at …
A Better Camera
Almalence is known for high quality camera apps. A Better Camera is a "fusion" of several apps also available separate, and thus the features are plenty. They include a.o.
Burst and Expo-bracketing
This is the sort of thing that you can knock up quite quickly using OpenCV and Python.
Free (both gratis and FLOSS)
Cross platform: Windows, Linux, Android and Mac OS
Motion Detection algorithms built in, (including being able to set thresholds).
VideoWriter class to save your results
Active user community.
Just download and install: Python, OpenCV, the ...
I'd strongly recommend Open Camera – which is available at F-Droid and meets all your must-have requirements. Your nice-to-haves are covered partly: there is a video mode, and you can adjust a lot of parameters. It has image stabilzation, face detection, timer, and more – but AFAIK no QR integration (at least I didn't see that).
The app is easy to use and ...
Basil if you are looking for commercial iOS libraries for barcode recognition you can take a look at LEADTOOLS Barcode SDK. LEADTOOLS has native iOS frameworks for both Objective-C and Swift. You can take a look at this app store demo here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/leadtools-barcode-scanner/id601172795?mt=8
You can reference my answer on this ...
Whenever it comes to automation, the first thing I consider is checking Tasker – which is the automation app for Android. And allright, it supports this.
A little background in case you've never heard of this app (which I doubt): Tasker uses "profiles", which consist of two parts: Conditions, and Tasks. So you define tasks to be processed whenever a certain ...
OCR understanding receipts
low privileges requirement
Export options (Dropbox, Google Docs)
Can not supply photo from gallery (have to make new each time)
Couldn't figure out how to add all things from receipt at once, instead of one thing with every photo
A part from this , a kind of simple app.
If your ...
Before there even was Office Lens, the de-facto app for this sort of thing on Android and iOS systems has been CamScanner for some time. It does exactly the sorts of things you're talking about here. There are quite a number of similar apps as well, but that is the one I've seen used by folks for this job.
Besides your requirements about auto-crop and ...
Receipts by Wave
Wave HQ - January 3, 2014
OCR of Receipts!
Exporting to Google Drive, Dropbox...
separate private and business accounting in same app
require more privileges that such app might need to require...
need to make an account with them to try OCR as it has to send photo and they do OCR remotely
ONLY consumes ...
Found here a good writeup:
Packages and configuration
The latest gphoto2 and hotplug packages are required and gphoto2 should be done first as it is required to finalise the configuration of hotplug.
The Canon EOS 300D is supported by gphoto2 from 2.1.3 onwards, thus download the latest from gphoto org if required. Version 2.1.4 has ...
Evernote Scannable is a free iOS app that scans documents, fixing perspective and enhancing the result. It is very quick to scan documents and can be set up to automatically scan documents that it detects are placed in front of the camera.
I don't know what level of control you want, but if you're interested in something relatively immediate to use but that lets you take both still pictures and video with full control over the codec/compression options/resolution/etc. I might suggest Daum PotPlayer
It's primarily a media player, but it has many other functions, including previewing the webcam ...
Your absolute best bet is going to be Photoshop where you can go in and manually edit the picture pixel by pixel, if need be. There are also all kinds of sharpness/de-blur type of filters that you can use. You can get a trial of Adobe Creative Cloud here, and just download Photoshop.
If you're looking for something completely free, try FastStone Image ...
OpenCV can do this for you with a little help from python & numpy from this gist you can create an ipCamera class:
import numpy as np
Examples of objects for image frame aquisition from both IP and
physically connected cameras
- opencv (cv2 bindings)
Although I haven't tried any of the software myself, I have found a couple that might be of interest (none of them is open source, however).
First, if your son knows and likes working with Animator DV, you could use their ANIMATORDV SIMPLE+ version of the software. Also, their non-commercial AnimatorHD Home edition is definitely under your $100 budget (it's ...
A little out of the box but one of the quickest, cheapest & lowest computational load mechanisms to do this would be buy a cheap USB webcam, (you can get them for next to nothing), and place a little insulating tape over the lens and microphone.
Not quite gratis
Real quick and easy
Works on any platform that supports USB Web Cam.
I would suggest iCam App.
iCam has a special feature of recording and playing back the motion events. You can also receive the notifications when the iCam detects anything. Although, the application is for iPhone but the sources can be accessed on the windows PC too. And the camera quality is amazing, which is ...
I have a smartphone from BQ with the BQ camera app version 4.12.5, which also seems to be available for everyone. I just tested it and there is definitely sound (distorted) while playing back a slow motion video.
The app mentions that it is based on the Camera2 API from Google. Maybe other apps also being based on that API offer the same functionality.
I recently converted my network camera to use ZoneMinder. I run it under Ubuntu and it works with my Samsung SmartCam. ZoneMinder supports many cameras, and, even though mine was not in the list, I was able to get connected with the help of users on their support forum.
ZoneMinder is open source and provides many features including:
You can call ACTION_IMAGE_CAPTURE intent for capturing the images through device camera. For 'n' no. of photos, call the intent 'n' number of times.
This is useful if you want the user to take a fixed number of photos, you can refer the answer given here.
Alternatively you can also use INTENT_ACTION_STILL_IMAGE_CAMERA intent for keeping the camera in still ...
You can use iPCamera on your iPhone, but the app is not gratis.
You can protect the access to the app by HTTP authentication. The username and password for this can be set up in the app preferences (in the settings).
After installation and running the app on your iPhone, open your browser in your Android device and type address which the iOS app gives to ...
You can use OpenCV2 and python together to do this sort of thing in about 100 lines of code as can be seen from the example of face detection or the sample file.
Free, Gratis & Open Source
Cross Platform - works on Windows, OS-X, Linux, Android, iOS, even Raspberry-Pi with a camera module.
The sample file which connects to the camera and displays a ...
I use Camera ZOOM FX Premium:
Shutter mode (take photos in quick succession).
Easy configuration (play with ISO, etc).
tons of features
can be used with any battery state (unlike the stock app, which can be used if the battery is below 5%)
I'm using Scanner Mini from Readdle and I'm really happy with it:
It even offers OCR, and it'S really stable for a free app.
While I don't personally know of any specific specialised software that meets your needs I think that you should take a look at OpenCV and see what you can come up with.
Free (both gratis and FLOSS)
Cross platform: Windows, Linux, Android and Mac OS
Multiple programming languages, (C++, C, Python, Java and MATLAB interfaces), so you can use what you are ...
DVR-Scan is a cross-platform command-line (CLI) application that
automatically detects motion events in video files (e.g. security
camera footage). In addition to locating both the time and duration of
each motion event, DVR-Scan will save the footage of each motion event
to a new, separate video clip. Not ...
You can enhance the images and remove the gray background using ImageMagick by using auto level and specifying a white threshold:
convert book.pdf -auto-level -white-threshold 70% -quality 100 book2.pdf
You might want to test and calibrate the white threshold value on one page before converting the entire book. Around 70% should work fine. You can also ...