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How do I programmatically interact with a camera (photo/video) in an MS Windows environment?

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Hi:

I'm new to the use of a Camera in the Windows operating system.
I've been tasked with writing a library to interact with a windows based camera.

What is the best api/library/pattern/solution for interacting with a camera in a windows environment?

Ideally, we'd like something that is common across Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Surface, and Windows based
phones (tablets?).

Is there something that is consistent across all the windows flavours mentioned above?

I've seen some mention of "Media Foundation" in several posts.
Is that the current standard for camera/video interaction?

Thanks,
JohnB
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