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05-23-2012 09:59 AM
Is there a way to take automatic video via the blackberry.media.camera.takeVideo(); api function?
The app in development requires to take automatic video without user input (but obviously with user consent ).
08-27-2012 11:52 AM
Have you attained the function that take video automatically via the blackberry.media.camera.takeVideo(); api function?
I am developing an app that monitor the acceleration of the playbook then take video automatically, but at the moment I cannot make the camera work by itself, it has to be continued working by user pressing the record button on the screen...
08-31-2012 02:40 AM - edited 08-31-2012 02:43 AM
There was another post about it. To use the camera inline to take pictures or make a video you can write an extension to do so or wait until BB10 is out for the PlayBook. For now there is only the way to use the API functionality explained for the blackberry.media.camera to open the camera app, take a picture or video and get back the local path in your app where it was stored on the device.
You could also have a closer look at the WebWorks Community APIs. I haven't tried it yet, but maybe the Barcode API extension has some interesting source code to use the camera inline your app? Have a closer look to the Air files source code around this line 124 it invokes the CameraUI.