camera_open()

Request a handle to access a logical camera unit.

Synopsis:

#include <camera/camera_api.h>
 
camera_error_t camera_open(camera_unit_t unit, uint32_t mode, camera_handle_t *handle)

Arguments:

unit

The logical camera unit to open.

mode

The access mode of the camera, which is comprised of the CAMERA_MODE_xxx flags ORed together.

handle

A pointer to the returned camera handle if access is granted.

Library:

libcamapi

Description:

If the camera is available, a handle for exclusive access to the camera unit is returned. You must pass in a camera_handle_t to store the handle. You must also have access permissions to use the camera.

Returns:

CAMERA_EOK when the function successfully completes, otherwise another camera_error_t value that provides the reason that the call failed.