Returns the device with a given ID.


init?(uniqueID deviceUniqueID: String)



The ID of a capture device.

Return Value

The device with ID deviceUniqueID.

See Also

Discovering Devices

class func `default`(for: AVMediaType) -> AVCaptureDevice?

Returns the default device used to capture data of a given media type.

class func `default`(AVCaptureDevice.DeviceType, for: AVMediaType?, position: AVCaptureDevice.Position) -> AVCaptureDevice?

Returns the default device for the specified device type, media type, and position.

enum AVCaptureDevice.Position

Constants to specify the position of a capture device.

struct AVCaptureDevice.DeviceType

Values identifying the capture device’s type.

class AVCaptureDevice.DiscoverySession

A query for finding and monitoring available capture devices.

static let AVCaptureDeviceWasConnected: NSNotification.Name

Posted when a new device becomes available.

static let AVCaptureDeviceWasDisconnected: NSNotification.Name

Posted when an existing device becomes unavailable.

class func devices() -> [AVCaptureDevice]

Returns an array of the available capture devices on the system.

class func devices(for: AVMediaType) -> [AVCaptureDevice]

Returns an array of the devices able to capture data of a given media type.


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