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Set Image Source to DIB in Memory?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 05, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WPF

Hello all.

I have a piece of hardware saving image data to memory which I would like to retrieve and set as the source to an Image element.  I am able to ask the hardware for a DIB handle to the image -- the return value is documented as "a long, which should be cast to a HBITMAP".  How can I do this in WPF?

I'm currently reading up on BitmapSource.Create(), which takes an IntPtr to memory, but I'm not sure it is expecting a DIB or not.  Also, the function asks for "stride" which I am unfamiliar with computing.  This appears to be the most promising though, since I can set it straight to an Image.Source parameter.

The hardware I have also has a function to grab a LPPICTUREDISP handle, which is documented as being compatible with the "Picture Object" of Visual Basic and C++.  From my reading so far it doesn't sound like this is something that is better suited for my needs, but I'm not sure.

Thanks for any help

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