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Re: [londroid] Trouble with cameras on some phones

From: Carl /.
Sent on: Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:19 PM
>> When you say that the camera is not working on your 4G do you mean at all, our just with ExpenseClam?
At all.

On 12 February[masked]:17,­ Colin Stewart <[address removed]> wrote:
> Hi Carl,
>
> I have code that specifically requests the rear camera when run on
> gingerbread and above.
>
> When you say that the camera is not working on your 4G do you mean at all,
> our just with ExpenseClam? If it's the later would your be willing to run
> some debug code for me to help trace the issue?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Colin.
> --
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>
> Carl /h <[address removed]> wrote:
>>
>> There are a couple of issues with the camera. Remember that newer
>> phones have 2 cameras and sometimes you have to force the camera
>> selection before using any camera api call. I have the 4g running ICS
>> thought and the camera is not working (ICS branch on xda).
>>
>> On 11 February[masked]:15,­ Colin Stewart <[address removed]> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > In my expense tracking application (ExpenseClam) I have implemented a
>> > camera activity to allow photographing receipts.
>> >
>> > Generally the code works well, with analytics reporting over 5000 photos
>> > taken successfully.  Unfortunately there are a small number of phone
>> > models out there for which the camera service crashes with my app,
>> > causing some (understandably) negative reviews in the market.  I don't
>> > have access to any of these phones, so my opt
>>  ions
>> for debugging are
>> > limited.
>> >
>> > The ones I've seen crashes for are mainly HTC US phones: HTC myTouch 4G
>> > (Glacier), HTC EVO 3D (shooter), HTC 4G (supersonic) and recently the
>> > Samsung Galaxy Nexus (mysid - a model not listed in the market device
>> > list).
>> >
>> > So this is my plea for help: Has anyone else using the camera APIs seen
>> > similar issues?  Does anyone have access to one of these phone and would
>> > be willing to help me by running some test code?
>> >
>> > For now I've manually excluded the Evo 3D from the compatible devices
>> > list in the market to try and reduce user frustration.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Colin.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
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