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<h2>Dependencies and prerequisites</h2>
<li>Android 2.2 (API level 8) or higher</li>
<li>A device with a camera</li>
<h2>You should also read</h2>
<li><a href="{@docRoot}guide/topics/media/camera.html">Camera</a></li>
<li><a href="{@docRoot}guide/components/activities.html">Activities</a></li>
<h2>Try it out</h2>
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<p>The world was a dismal and featureless place before rich media became
prevalent. Remember Gopher? We don't, either. For your app to become
part of your users' lives, give them a way to put their lives into it.
Using the on-board cameras, your application can enable users to augment what
they see around them, make unique avatars, look for zombies around the corner,
or simply share their experiences.</p>
<p>This class gets you clicking fast with some super-easy ways of
leveraging existing camera applications. In later lessons, you dive deeper
and learn how to control the camera hardware directly.</p>
<dt><b><a href="photobasics.html">Taking Photos Simply</a></b></dt>
<dd>Leverage other applications and capture photos with just a few lines of code.</dd>
<dt><b><a href="videobasics.html">Recording Videos Simply</a></b></dt>
<dd>Leverage other applications and record videos with just a few lines of code.</dd>
<dt><b><a href="cameradirect.html">Controlling the Camera</a></b></dt>
<dd>Control the camera hardware directly and implement your own camera application.</dd>