Can I build QR code readers for Microsoft Windows phone 7

I wonder if anyone has any information on building QR code scanner apps for Windows Phone 7. I can't find any support for this on MSDN. Maybe the camera API is still not accessible to developers.
Any information on this topic would be welcome.

Dee
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mwochnickCommented:
so the short answer is yes - QuickMark has developed a tool in this space and it supports windows phones.  they also have an SDK and API but they are not free.  http://www.quickmark.com.tw/En/basic/downloadAPI.asp.  

Here's some info I found on the cnet
"As much as I like your articles Ina, I hate to say you are completely wrong about this. Here's a API that lets you capture photo from an app on Windows 7 Phone.

    I would appreciate if you correct this article.
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.phone.tasks.cameracapturetask(v=VS.92).aspx
    The class is CameraCaptureTask inside Microsoft.Phone.Tasks namespace.

    and you need to call Show on the class and when the photo is taken, the completed event will give you the picture taken. Any developer would understand this. It can not be any simpler than this.
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    by cougar888 October 22, 2010 10:26 PM PDT
        Yes and no. This does allow you to get a photo from the camera app, but not native camera integration. This will more or less launch the camera app, let you click a photo and then send that photo back to your app. This works for many scenarios, but not all.

        Lets say I want to make a barcode scanner app. With the CameraCaptureClass, I could suspend my app, click a photo and then analyze the static image for what I am looking for. With a native control or api, you could embed a small camera viewer in the app interface itself, allowing you to either dynamically analyze the video frames or even give feedback if you are moving to quickly to properly get a clear image.
        So, yes there is a way to get a photo, but no it isn't exactly native integration."

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softspotAuthor Commented:
That is useful. Next I need to figure out how to analyse QR codes.

Thanks

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softspotAuthor Commented:
OK If this qualifies as a related question, does anyone have any public domain sources on analysing QR codes?

Just a thought.

S
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