Web Component wrapper for getUserMedia API using Polymer
Latest commit 39a1638 Jun 29, 2014 @zenorocha zenorocha Release 0.1.3



Web Component wrapper for getUserMedia API using Polymer.


Camera Element

Check it live!


Install the component using Bower:

$ bower install video-camera-element --save

Or download as ZIP.


  1. Import Web Components' polyfill:

    <script src="bower_components/platform/platform.js"></script>
  2. Import Custom Element:

    <link rel="import" href="bower_components/video-camera-element/dist/video-camera.html">
  3. Start using it!

    <video is="video-camera" autoplay></video>


Attribute Options Default Description
audio true, false false Capture audio using the device's local microphone
filter blur, brightness, contrast, hue-rotate, saturate, grayscale, sepia, invert None Apply CSS filter effects

See getUserMedia API spec.


In order to run it locally you'll need to fetch some dependencies and a basic server setup.

  • Install Bower & Grunt:

    $ [sudo] npm install -g bower grunt-cli
  • Install local dependencies:

    $ bower install && npm install
  • To test your project, start the development server and open http://localhost:8000.

    $ grunt server
  • To build the distribution files before releasing a new version.

    $ grunt build
  • To provide a live demo, send everything to gh-pages branch.

    $ grunt deploy


  1. Fork it!
  2. Create your feature branch: git checkout -b my-new-feature
  3. Commit your changes: git commit -m 'Add some feature'
  4. Push to the branch: git push origin my-new-feature
  5. Submit a pull request :D


For detailed changelog, check Releases.


MIT License