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Code example - C# - how to read images from Microhawk MV via Cloudlink API


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Below are step by step instructions on what should be done on the client side:

1. Open a new project in VisualStudio and verify that the following references are added to the project:

    using System.Net;

    using System.Web.Script.Serialization;

2. The next step is to build the url for the web request, using image service from the Cloudlink API and the IP address of the camera.
    string imageUrl = "http://192.168.188.2/api/v1/image";


3. Now we will create the web request object using the url we defined above. The request will be sent to the server.
        var request = WebRequest.Create(imageUrl);


4. In the following step we use WebResponse object for receiving the reply from the server and feed it to a stream object to hold the data:
    var response = request.GetResponse();
 
5. Then get the image data into a stream:
    var stream = response.GetResponseStream();
              
6. The final stage is to show the image data in a PictureBox control on our WinForm. Add a PictureBox control to your Form, then do the following in order to display the image in the PictureBox control:
        pictureBox1.Image = Bitmap.FromStream(stream, true, true);
 

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