Windows Phone Mango–What’s New? (“Camera” – Part 4 of 8)

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

All Windows Phone 7 devices equipped with camera. The minimum required camera resolution is 5 Mega pixels. For developers accession camera information enables many scenarios like image recognition, video chatting, augmented reality and others. From the beginning, Windows Phone 7 RTM devices supported camera usage scenario via launchers and choosers. Phone shell API provided the developer with CameraCaptureTask which could be used to take a picture and use it in the application. This scenario based on phone’s operation system camera interface and not covered in this post. In this post I’ll cover live camera input. To use live input from...