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Re: Multiple capture devices?

From: Brian LeRoux <brian@westcoastlogic.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2009 11:09:46 -0800
Message-ID: <a4bcf6320912211109x1ed44534h1f504c2409ddbc2@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tran, Dzung D" <dzung.d.tran@intel.com>
Cc: "Paul, Andre" <Andre.Paul@fokus.fraunhofer.de>, rektide <rektide@voodoowarez.com>, "public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
This is a really good point. The latest Androids are coming with two
mics and, I would imagine, its only a matter of time before we see
two cameras.

On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 10:20 AM, Tran, Dzung D <dzung.d.tran@intel.com> wrote:
> Yes, indeed. This is the first draft so there are more to come. I am not sure if it should go through a native application. To allow for advanced features, the API might need to access the device directly. There is a proposal by Ian Hickson as:
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> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#devices
>   http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/commands.html#devices
>   http://dev.w3.org/html5/html-device/
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> So, my thinking is working with Ian on a API that would complement his <device> API.
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> Thanks
> Dzung Tran
> Intel Corp
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-device-apis-request@w3.org [mailto:public-device-apis-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Paul, Andre
> Sent: Monday, December 21, 2009 03:49 AM
> To: rektide; public-device-apis@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Multiple capture devices?
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> Within the current proposal it would be up to the native application that is used to support all the available capture devices. The current proposal is only a fist draft and I think there are more features to come.
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> Regards,
> André
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> Future Applications and Media
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-device-apis-request@w3.org [mailto:public-device-apis-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of rektide
> Sent: Sonntag, 20. Dezember 2009 19:34
> To: public-device-apis@w3.org
> Subject: Multiple capture devices?
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> The present api exposes devices via navigator.device.capture{Audio,Video,Image}, however a
> computer may have multiple capture devices, and this is not accounted for.  A user agent
> might provide a sensible default, however that is still insufficient for cases where
> multiple capture devices need to be used at once.
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> -rektide
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