[SailfishDevel] Front camera access

Billy Pitiot billy at aito-touch.com
Tue Feb 10 12:18:24 UTC 2015

Hi, sorry not to asnwer earlier, I got some higher priority task to deal
with first.
Thanks to all those who answered, it helped me understand.

> >  Hi all,
> >  I am currently trying to access the front camera of the Jolla phone. I
> >  managed to get a VideoOutput to display the rear camera using import
> >  QtMultimedia 5.0 but I do not understand how to change to the front
> >  camera.
> You cannot do that from QML. You need to have some C++ glue for that.
> You create a C++ class inheriting QObject which gets passed
> Camera::mediaObject from QML
> >From that mediaObject, get QMediaService:
> http://doc.qt.io/qt-5/qmediaobject.html#service
> Then request QVideoDeviceSelectorControl control. Use that to switch the
> devixe.

Thanks a lot for your answer Mohammed Hassan. I got to try that today and
it works perfectly. That's exactly what I needed.

Thanks again,
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