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From Brian>
Subject Re: Looks like major changes to Capture spec
Date Tue, 27 Mar 2012 18:56:52 GMT
Yeah, we're behind there and battery. Probably others. I think the
plugins arch gives us a nice path to keep on top of this and
centralizes the problems to a place wherein anyone in the community
can pitch in to help.

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 11:35 AM, Shazron <> wrote:
> I think image is just part of video (one frame of the video stream).
> If you take a look at:
> and search for "photo" on the page, it looks like that is the intent.
> Prob it works like this - when taking a photo, the video stream is
> dumped to the canvas, then the user will click a button that can dump
> the current canvas to an image (canvas. toDataURL)
> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 10:46 AM, Becky Gibson <> wrote:
>> from the W3C newsletter:
>> The Media Capture API Note Published
>>   22 March 2012 | Archive
>>   The Device APIs Working Group has published a Group Note of
>>   "The Media Capture API." This specification defined an
>>   Application Programming Interface (API) that provided access to
>>   the audio, image and video capture capabilities of the device.
>>   Development on it has stopped, and further work is taking place
>>   as part of “getusermedia: Getting access to local devices that
>>   can generate multimedia streams”. Learn more about the
>>   Ubiquitous Web Applications Activity.
>> Not sure what will happen to image capture as I quick read of the
>> getUserMedia shows just audio and video.

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