Monday , October 22 2018 Ausdroid » Software » Android, Modding & Updates » CyanogenMod adding hands-free photography

IMG_20130421_175459

Soon, it’ll be easier than ever to take the perfect selfie, as CyanogenMod will soon be adding hands-free photography to their camera application. One of the senior members of the CyanogenMod team, Richardo Cerqueira, posted the above photo to his Google+ page earlier this week, showing off the new feature, which allows you to set a timer for the image capture, or use voice recognition to capture an image when the phone detects certain keywords.

Unfortunately, you can’t add your own trigger words to the list (at least not easily), because according to Cerqueira, Google’s voice recognition works well for sentences, where it can contextualise words to get a better match, but for individual words, it’s not so great.

Cerqueira also posted this video, so you can see the feature in action:

Source: Google+.

James Finnigan  

4
Join the Ausdroid Conversation

avatar
3 Comment threads
1 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
3 Comment authors
David AndertonSean RoyceMichael Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Sean Royce
Guest
Sean Royce

Now, I actually call this innovation.

Michael
Guest
Michael

Doesn’t seem much useful according to what it shows in the video. If you’d like to 1. touch the screen and 2. move your finger to choose voice command, you might as well just hit the shutter.

David Anderton
Guest

not for selfies

David Anderton
Guest

Awesome! Hope they implement this in stock android

Check Also

Google Home Hub goes on sale October 23 – here’s what to expect

If you couldn’t guess, we’re pretty excited for the release of Google’s new Home Hub …