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MediaCapture with windows phone 8.1

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  • Hi,

    I'm working on windows phone 8.1 and using MediaCapture to capture image and then decode to scan QRCode but mediacapture freezes my phone and need to restart it and not able to achieve which i did in windows 8 which is working fine so please suggest.

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014 9:09 AM

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  • Hello,

    Are you using a Nokia phone to test? Are you getting an error from the MediaCapture API?

    There is a known issue in the camera driver on some (but not all) Windows based Nokia phones. We are currently investigating the issue and understand the root cause. We are currently working with Nokia and other partners to resolve this known issue.

    I hope this helps,

    James


    Windows SDK Technologies - Microsoft Developer Services - http://blogs.msdn.com/mediasdkstuff/

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014 7:23 PM
    Moderator
  • Hi James,

    It was really helpful thanks for a quick reply n yes i was using nokia lumia series for development.

    Thanks and appreciate

    Thursday, October 16, 2014 3:22 AM
  • Hi James,

    I just wanted to know by what time can we expect solution for this issue? since i have to implement this in my ongoing project otherwise i have to again switch back to windows phone 8.

    Thanks 

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:28 AM
  • Hello,

    While I can tell you that we are working with Nokia on this unfortunately I cannot give you a specific timeline for release.

    Thanks,

    James


    Windows SDK Technologies - Microsoft Developer Services - http://blogs.msdn.com/mediasdkstuff/

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:16 PM
    Moderator
  • I am also having lots of troubles with this. At the moment, I can only provide manual focus in my app, because auto values are leading to app crashes.

    I hope you will be able to sort this out as soon as possible (now that you are Nokia ;-)).

    Saturday, November 15, 2014 5:27 AM