[whatwg] PeerConnection, MediaStream, getUserMedia(), and other feedback
callow_mark at hicorp.co.jp
Mon Jul 25 23:22:17 PDT 2011
There is a lot more that could be done than simply triggering the flash.
See /The Frankencamera: An Experimental Platform for Computational
Photography/ <http://graphics.stanford.edu/papers/fcam/> and The FCAM
On 26/07/2011 14:30, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Jul 2011 04:09:40 +0530, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>>> > > >
>>> > > > Another question is flash. As far as I have seen, there seems to be
>>> > > > no option to specify whether the camera needs to use flash or not.
>>> > > > Is this decision left up to the device? (If someone is making an app
>>> > > > which is just clicking a picture of the person, then it would be
>>> > > > nice to have the camera use flash in low light conditions).
>> > >
>> > > getUserMedia() returns a video stream, so it wouldn't use a flash.
> > Wouldn't it make sense to have a provision for flash separately then? I
> > think a lot of apps would like just a picture instead of video, and in
> > those cases, flash would be required. Maybe a seperate provision in the
> > spec which defines whether to use flash, and if so, for how many
> > miliseconds. Is that doable?
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