iPhone OS 4.0: A flash in the iPhone 4G?


That final evening, after the click convention whose function was once to existing the following firmware for the iPhone, Apple has made to be had its first beta of iPhone OS four.zero. Builders have already begun to familiarize themselves with this new firmware and except for the proposed new options, discoveries no longer divulged via Apple at this press convention, may point out the presence of a digital camera with a flash the following era of iPhone, iPod Contact and iPad. It’s via three strains of code that we study that this new function could be current quickly:

AVCaptureDevice.hasFlash: Who is allowed to go check if any of the devices mentioned above includes a flash.

AVCaptureDevice.flashMode: Who will help activate the flash.

AVCaptureDevice.hasTorch: Who refers to a mode “flashlight”.

Flash technology (not that of Adobe, we understand well) would be provided by Philips Lumileds, which had won a supply contract with Apple. The company, based in Amsterdam, is widely recognized for its technology LUXEON LED flash built in, it was the first to combine the brightness of a bright light and durability of a regular associated relatively long life. Besides the fact that this technology is often combined with a 5 megapixel camera and has already sold 200,000 units worldwide.

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