Official Description: Core components for the Jetpack Camera Library, a library providing a consistent and reliable camera foundation that enables great camera driven experiences across all of Android.

CommonsWare’s Notes

This is the main artifact for CameraX, Google’s Jetpack library for simplifying common camera operations, such as taking a picture. Previously, Google had been advising developers to use ACTION_IMAGE_CAPTURE, but that delegates to third-party camera apps, and many of those have bugs.

CameraX works directly with the camera APIs. This puts it on par with Fotoapparat, CameraKit-Android, and similar libraries.