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Re: getUserMedia use cases

From: Joseph Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2012 12:29:01 -0500
Cc: "'Robin Berjon'" <robin@berjon.com>, <public-audio@w3.org>, "'Dom Hazael-Massieux'" <dom@w3.org>
Message-Id: <DB2F79C1-8867-461A-8C9A-2C25E748996D@noteflight.com>
To: "Tom White \(MMA\)" <lists@midi.org>
I also agree with Tom's suggestion that MIDI devices be considered as part of this sphere.


On Jan 31, 2012, at 7:25 PM, Tom White (MMA) wrote:

> Chris Rogers said
> it would be good to have an introspection API to enumerate the available audio devices for both audio input and output.  A built-in microphone would be one such device.  Also commonly available is the line-in analog audio input on a laptop or desktop computer.  And, of course, any externally connected multi-channel USB or Firewire audio devices.  Some of these can present eight (or more) simultaneous audio input and output channels simultaneously.
> It's important to not consider audio input in isolation, but also audio output capabilities when enumerating the devices. 
> I can't help but point out that MIDI devices (software and hardware ports) are commonly used for audible* input/output and thus would also be a candidate for enumeration...
> Tom White
> www.midi.org
> *I say "audible" instead of "audio" so there is no confusion between MIDI and audio <g>

... .  .    .       Joe

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