Instance Property


The general type of the device, such as a built-in microphone or wide-angle camera.


var deviceType: AVCaptureDevice.DeviceType { get }


Use the default(_:for:position:) method or the AVCaptureDevice.DiscoverySession class to find capture devices by device type.

See Also

Inspecting Device Characteristics

var isConnected: Bool

Indicates whether the device is currently connected.

var position: AVCaptureDevice.Position

Indicates the physical position of the device hardware on the system.

func hasMediaType(AVMediaType) -> Bool

Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether the device provides media with a given type.

var modelID: String

The model ID of the device.

var localizedName: String

A localized, human-readable name for the receiver.

var uniqueID: String

An ID unique to the model of device corresponding to the receiver.

func supportsSessionPreset(AVCaptureSession.Preset) -> Bool

Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether the receiver can be used in a capture session configured with the given preset.

var lensAperture: Float

The size of the lens diaphragm.

var manufacturer: String

A human-readable string describing the manufacturer of the device.