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New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎04-19-2012
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: o2

Re: Camera access

Is there still now change to access the camera via NativeSDK (C, C++) ??



Posts: 2,559
Registered: ‎10-16-2009
My Device: BlackBerry Z10
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Camera access

Not currently but it is coming, there will be a session on the APIs at BB 10 Jam. If you would like status updates please add yourself as a "Watcher" of the Issue Tracker request for this functionality:


Goodbye everybody!
New Contributor
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎05-10-2012
My Device: blackberry playbook
My Carrier: blackberry

Re: Camera access


I want to add background as camera view it in my application ,, how can we do it.

Posts: 40
Registered: ‎01-15-2012
My Device: Playbook Tablet
My Carrier: MTS

Re: Camera access

>>I want to add background as camera view it in my application ,, how can we do it.

you need a 2.1beta NDK + 2.1beta firmware( at pressent moment) for playbook (which add a camera_api) to playbook and you can find a sample at


(it's not use Cascades(like you can think from a name of link), so can run on Playbook )

Andrey Yaromenok aka azazello
BlackBerry Development Advisor
Posts: 683
Registered: ‎11-29-2011
My Device: PRIV
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Camera access

I've caved and joined twitter.  In case anyone is interested in keeping informed on camera stuff, you can also follow me there @sdlmcveigh