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README.md

PMCADemo

An Android demo app for Sony cameras to test some features.

Installation

Install it here: sony-pmca.appspot.com/apps

Usage

  • The trash button is mapped to the back key
  • The app writes a log to the SD card (PMCADEMO/LOG.TXT)

The following options are available:

Camera

Displays the live view image and allows you to take a picture. The last settings are used. Mode dial changes are ignored.

  • Half-press the shutter button to focus
  • Fully press the shutter button to take a picture (it is saved on your SD card just as if you had taken it outside of Android)
  • Press the trash button to exit

Key events

Displays key events.

  • Press any key or disconnect the lens to log it on the screen
  • Press the trash button to exit

Properties

Displays some camera properties (Model, serial number, etc.)

  • Press the trash button to exit

Time

Displays the current time. The camera time zone is used.

  • Press the trash button to exit

Internet

Connects to one of the configured wifi networks and displays a web browser. A simple web server is started, too. Open the displayed URL on any client in the same network.

  • Use the up / down / left / right and enter keys to use the browser
  • Press the trash button to exit

Wifi settings

Opens the standard wifi settings.

  • Press the menu button to exit

Wifi direct

Enables the camera's wifi direct network and starts a simple web server. Connect a client to the wifi and open the displayed URL. WPS is currently not supported.

  • Press the trash button to exit

Display

Logs changes of the active display.

  • Press the enter button or use the eyepiece sensor to change displays
  • Press the trash button to exit

LEDs

Test some camera LEDs. The charging LED doesn't seem to be supported.

  • Half-press the shutter button to turn on the AF light
  • Press the enter button to flash the card LED in different speeds
  • Press the trash button to exit

Playback

Displays the images on your SD card.

  • Use the up / down keys to select an image
  • Press the enter button to display it
  • Press the trash button to exit

Install

Install new apps from your SD card. All .spk files under [SD card]/PMCADEMO are listed. You can download apps in spk format here.

  • Use the up / down keys to select a package
  • Press the enter button to install it
  • Press the trash button to exit

The Framework

This app uses several Sony custom APIs. See OpenMemories: Framework for more information.

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