Monthly Archives: June 2012

Access webcam in Opera 12

The recently released version 12 of  Opera allows the browser to access the PC webcam via the HTML5 navigator.getUserMedia API. This is probably the first stable version of a browser permitting this. As indicated in our earlier post, this allows the script to capture screenshots of the webcam. It also offers local storage which is [...]

Geolocation sensing

Most modern browsers support geolocation sensing. Essentially, when a user vists a webpage, the browser can sense the geolocation of that user. The user is prompted to share his location and only on approval. is the location shared. Typically, the location is determined using some of the following parameters (in order of accuracy) – Using [...]