[PD] Re: GEM vs Jitter a newbie request for opinions (newbie sez thanks)
ben at ekran.org
Sat Oct 25 17:46:12 CEST 2003
I'm comment inline:
> grab video from camera in real-time
no problem in Gem (DV video in, very very fast) (on OSX)
> periodically save it to a file(s)
is pix_write working in OSX yet? Are you talking about saving a chunk of
video, or individual frames? I never tried using pix_multiimage to load an
array of images files saved with pix_write the performance may not be all
> chroma key it as it is displayed
Gem, no problem.
> concurrently display previously-saved video(s) behind the current
no problem in Gem
> apply diverse effects in real-time to the previously-saved video files
> have been loaded in
define "effects" Gem has pix_ filters, and you can do a heck of a lot with
openGL transformations for "effects".
> vary the amount of these effects according to gradiant input from a motion
Whats the HW interface for the sensor?
I would say in conlusion that I can't think of a good reason for using
Jitter for this project. Perhaps to be able to save QT movies rather than
Whats the timeline of the project? Gem is always changing!
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