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iPhone direct camera access - Aktion - Jan 3, 2009 12:28 PM

Hello,
Can you guys help me - is it possible to have an access to iPhone camera image directly?
I found only this interface: http://developer.apple.com/iphone/library/documentation/iPhone/Conceptual/iPhoneOSProgrammingGuide/AdvancedFeatures/chapter_10_section_4.html

Say, if I want to have camera out shown as texture for in game environment? Or for example for detecting faces like Sony camera does - i need to capture camera and some realtime processing. Is possible?


iPhone direct camera access - Skorche - Jan 3, 2009 02:36 PM

I've never looked at the camera interface, but from what I understand, you cannot.

That is the reason why there are no official video recording apps for the iPhone. Making one would mean you broke the agreement to only use public APIs.


iPhone direct camera access - kodex - Jan 3, 2009 02:56 PM

You can only access the camera through Apple's interface. You are unable to directly access the hardware.


iPhone direct camera access - Aktion - Jan 4, 2009 01:23 AM

From what I seen, there is so called "private frameworks" which indeed prohibits apple agreement but as I understand its possible for internal usage and than pitch to apple.