This API is available on Firefox OS for privileged or certified applications only.


The effect property is a string defining the effect to be used by the camera. When set, its value must be one of the values available in CameraCapabilities.effects.


var currentEffect = instanceOfCameraControl.effect


Return a string representing the current effect used by the camera. If no effect is used, the string none is returned.


var options = {
  camera: navigator.mozCameras.getListOfCameras()[0]
function onSuccess( camera ) {
  var capabilities = camera.capabilities;

  if (capablities.effects.indexOf('sepia') > -1) {
    camera.effect = 'sepia';

navigator.mozCameras.getCamera(options, onSuccess)


Not part of any specification; however, this API should be removed when the WebRTC Capture and Stream API has been implemented.

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