[PD] Object to store images and movies.

Donal Carey donal at lunasadesign.com
Wed Dec 5 20:28:11 CET 2007

Hi Derek

Thanks for the reply - to follow on from your info, can I create the 
"database" in PD or would I have to use some other program and then read 
from that using PD ?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Derek Holzer" <derek at umatic.nl>
To: "Donal Carey" <donal at lunasadesign.com>
Cc: <pd-list at iem.at>
Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 4:50 PM
Subject: Re: [PD] Object to store images and movies.

> If you are using GEM, then look at [pix_image], [pix_film] and 
> [pix_movie]. You'll need to develop some sort of rudimentary "database" to 
> catalog and access the images and clips, of course...
> best,
> d.
> Donal Carey wrote:
>> Hi
>>  This is my first post to the list so I'll do a quick intro and 
>> backround. My name's Donal Carey and I'm currently studying for a Masters 
>> in Multimedia Systems in Trinity College Dublin (Ireland).
>>  I'm starting work on a PD project for use by DJ's in a live performance 
>> context. The basic premise of the project is that the PD patch will 
>> select and display media (still images & video) automatically based on 
>> the tempo and complexity of the music. So at the start of the performance 
>> when the music is minimal the patch will select and display only black 
>> and white still images, as the tempo and complexity increases the patch 
>> should start displaying black and white videos also. After a certain 
>> threshold is reached the patch should display only colour videos. 
>> Hopefully the effect will be that as the night progresses and the music 
>> gets faster and more complicated the images displayed should move from 
>> B&W stills into B&W video and from there into colour video, all 
>> automatically of course.
>>  My question is, is there a PD object (like an array) that will store 
>> these sets of media for me?
>>  Thanks and regards
>> Donal
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