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Fixed in Unity 2018.3



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WebCamTexture.devices returns empty name string when WebCam name contains special characters




Priority: 4Not yet prioritized for a release


Severity: 2Core functionality majorly impacted

How to reproduce:
1. Make sure you have a WebCam with a name that contains special characters
2. Open the attached "" project
3. Play the Scene
4. Observe the information about the WebCams written to the Console window

Expected result: WebCam's name is its device name
Actual result: WebCam's name is an empty string if its device name contains special characters

Reproducible with: 2017.1.4p2, 2017.2.3p1, 2017.4.6f1, 2018.1.6f1, 2018.2.0b11, 2018.3.0a3

Note: You can create a virtual camera device with a name that contains special characters ("TestCamera®" for example)

Update: fixed in 2018.3.0b4, 2019.1.0a2

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