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How to get Image location in mobile phones

 
Harish Tiruvile
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Hi all ,

QUESTION:: Is it possible to retrieve images present in Mobile phones by 3rd party application.If we can who to get the image..i mean what will be the URL formate.

I want to send the Image (which i took from mobile phone's camera ) to server .

For this i need to know where exactly the Image will be stored in phone after taking photo.

In mobile i hope it is not posssible to get the image like D:\Photos\nature1.gif because file system is not supported by mobile phones(Please correct me if i am wrong).If so how can i get the image which i took from mobile phone's camera.

Is it possible to get image by 3rd party application(because i should create an application which take image files )...Does it require any certification to get access to image files
[ August 17, 2006: Message edited by: harish thrivile ]
 
Theodore Casser
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There is an API for a filesystem in Java ME (see JSR 75). However, I do not know how many phones actually implement the file-system portion of the JSR, so while it's not a bad thing to check, I'd not get your hopes up.

One thought is to check the website for the manufacturer of your handset and see if they have a means to retrieve the image from Java. (They might, either through JSR-75 or some proprietary API.) Other than that, they might have something already installed in their software to help you transfer the image to another location.

Good luck!
 
Rashid Mayes
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If you have a device that supports JSR-75 FileConnection/FileSystem registry you may be able to get the images.

For example, on certain Nokia devices you can get the location of the photos directory from a system property.



on other devices you may need to iterate through the list of directories.



After you determine the correct directory you can get a list of the files



You can use the isDirectory() method to determine if you are working with a directory. Reading from a file is simple.





There are more examples, most of which depend on the device. Try looking the in doc for you device (usually at the manufacturer dev site).
 
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