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Topic: how turn off camera after using CurrentImage?
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Mark McClure

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Re: how turn off camera after using CurrentImage?
Posted: Jan 4, 2012 5:05 AM
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On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 5:25 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murray@math.umass.edu> wrote:
> On an iMac under OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard), in Mathematica 8.0.4, I
> evaluated CurrentImage[]. That automatically turned on the built-in
> "FaceTime HD" camera.
>
> Is there some programmatic way from within Mathematica to turn the
> camera off?



IMAQ`StopCamera[]

I have no idea why this useful command is buried in a cryptic Context like this.

Mark McClure




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