Daily Archives: March 15, 2014

Recently someone posted on foxite about how to control your webcam using vfp.

That is a topic in itself but that got me thinking as to how to DISPLAY the output of your webcam easily in VFP using the web browser control.

Using the standard Web Browser control and HTML5 it is just not possible because of the limitations of IE and HTML5.

I have posted here http://weblogs.foxite.com/bernardbout/2012/01/07/html5-with-internet-explorer-8-in-vfp/

about how to install the Google Chrome Frame and set it up.

However because of the security restrictions of Google Chrome, using the webcam from a local file is not possible. Chrome… Continue reading