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Hi! I am writing an image processing program. Part of it is integrating the image acquisition frontend into the program. Do you know where I can get the driver (or component) to include in the program written to manipulate the basis camera operation (Canon 500D, shutter speed, exposure, focusing, image storage)? Thanks. Best Regards, John Chiang

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Hi! I am writing an image processing program. Part of it is integrating the image acquisition frontend into the program. Do you know where I can get the driver (or component) to include in the program written to manipulate the basis camera operation (Canon 500D, shutter speed, exposure, focusing, image storage)? Thanks. Best Regards, John Chiang

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