O'Reilly logo

Kicking Butt with MIDP and MSA: Creating Great Mobile Applications by Jonathan Knudsen

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

23. Playing and Recording Sound and Video

YOU know your phone can make noise. It has a ringer, and you can hear voices from it. How can your applications make noise with your phone? The answer is the Mobile Media API (MMAPI).

You can do a lot more with MMAPI than just make noise. MMAPI has a very flexible design that makes it suitable for a wide variety of content, such as images, audio, and video. The Advanced Multimedia Supplements (AMMS) extend MMAPI’s capabilities with additional camera support, 3D audio, and more.

23.1. Boring Background Information

MSA’s multimedia APIs are composed of parts that are related in subtle ways. If you know that your applications are aimed at MSA devices, then skip this section and read the rest of the chapter, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required