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Programming Wireless Devices with the Java™ 2 Platform, Micro Edition, Second Edition by Jim Holliday - Editor, Aleksi Uotila, Mark Patel, Jyri Huopaniemi, Jim Van Peursem, Antero Taivalsaari, Roger Riggs

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13.4. Enhanced Media Support Using the Mobile Media API

As discussed earlier in this chapter, MIDP Sound API is a subset of the Mobile Media API (MMAPI) defined by the Java Community Process effort JSR 135. MMAPI includes a lot of additional functionality that is not present in the MIDP 2.0 Sound API. The additional features introduced by the Mobile Media API include the following:

  • Custom protocols through the DataSource

  • Synchronization of multiple Players using the TimeBase interface

  • Interactive synthetic audio

  • Video and camera functionality

  • Capture and recording

  • Metadata

The scalability and optional use of the API is crucial for the successful deployment of the API in mobile devices. It is clear that not all implementations of MMAPI will support ...

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