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Re: Camera API proposal

From: Brad Lassey <blassey@mozilla.com>
Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2009 13:11:20 -0400
Message-ID: <4A7C6038.60808@mozilla.com>
To: marcosc@opera.com
CC: Max Froumentin <maxfro@opera.com>, public-device-apis@w3.org, andreip@google.com
On 8/7/2009 11:09 AM, Marcos Caceres wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 4:55 PM, Max Froumentin<maxfro@opera.com>  wrote:
>    
>> On 7. aug.. 2009, at 15.43, Andrei Popescu wrote:
>>
>>      
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I would like to submit the following Camera API proposal as input to
>>> the Device API WG:
>>>
>>> http://code.google.com/p/gears/wiki/CameraAPI
>>>        
>> As annevk says in the comments of that page, an interesting alternative is
>> to use a form item, like<input type=file accept="image/*"/>  combined with
>> FileUpload to access the uploaded file's content.
>> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileUpload/publish/FileUpload.html
>>
>> Max.
>>      
> Yes, see also:
> http://blog.mozilla.com/blassey/2008/09/23/camera-input-tag/
> http://ajaxian.com/archives/input-camera
>
>
>    
If we do standardize on a Javascript API, I think it should provide some 
mechanism for doing a live video preview of the camera.  Perhaps by 
passing in the id of a video element.

-Brad
Received on Monday, 10 August 2009 08:15:13 UTC

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