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HoloLens - Capturing photo when locatable camera is in VideoMode (streaming)
Hello dear community,
I am trying to create a HoloLens application, which uses the built in WebCam to take photos and sends them to a rest interface for further face recognition. This is working well so far. To capture photos from the WebCam it needs to be in the PhotoMode.
If I want now to present my application via live stream, the WebCam is set automatically to the VideoMode and capturing photos is not possible.
The locatable camera description https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/mixed-reality/locatable_camera_in_unity says:
"Only a single operation can occur with the camera at a time."
Since the application has to be presented to a great number of people it is absolutely essential to show it via live stream.
Does somebody have any general idea how to solve this problem, or maybe some possibility to access the WebCam in PhotoMode simultaneously to the streaming?
Many thanks in advance!