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Launch camera programmatically

If you’ve ever wanted to launch camera programmatically, this snippet will do.

Intent i = new Intent();
i.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_KEY_EVENT, new KeyEvent(KeyEvent.ACTION_DOWN, KeyEvent.KEYCODE_CAMERA));
sendOrderedBroadcast(i, null);

Have fun,
Pete Houston

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