Tag Archives: webcam

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 [...]

HTML5 new features – accessing the native device camera

W3C has now released the draft for accessing the native camera or webcam of the device. The API for navigator.getUserMedia is still in draft stages but gives a good insight of things to come. As of now, no stable browser version has support for this API. We found an Opera Lab version for Android which [...]