A frame to display the user’s webcam stream, along with a small amount of optional text. Expected use is as a break during an experiment, e.g. to check positioning, but could also be used as a lightweight frame for data collection or during setup.

Not fullscreen by default, but can be displayed fullscreen as shown in example below. Can optionally record video.

What it looks like

Example screenshot from exp-lookit-webcam-display frame

More general functionality

Below is information specific to this particular frame. There may also be available parameters, events recorded, and data collected that come from the following more general sources:


"webcam-display-break": {
    "kind": "exp-lookit-webcam-display",
    "blocks": [
            "title": "Let's take a quick break",
            "listblocks": [
                    "text": "Please check that your child is still visible"
                    "text": "You can make some silly faces!"
    "nextButtonText": "Next",
    "showPreviousButton": false,
    "displayFullscreenOverride": true,
    "startRecordingAutomatically": false


blocks [Array]

Array of blocks specifying text/images of instructions to display, rendered by exp-text-block.

startRecordingAutomatically [Boolean | false]

Whether to automatically begin recording upon frame load


Text to display on the ‘next frame’ button


Whether to show a ‘previous’ button

Data collected

The fields added specifically for this frame type are:


Events recorded

The events recorded specifically by this frame are: