[PD] Body tracking

marcello wallacechemical at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 22:39:50 CET 2011

On 10/01/11 12:06, Jaime Oliver wrote:
>> the truth is: it depends on the purpose. 
> Nothing Truer...
>>> Not defending anything, but just to remind 60 fps of a pointgrey
> camera is not slow.
>>for gesture, i consider everything under 200Hz as slow.
> surely this is the case for percussion as in your example here:
>> by example, things like this have to be done at 1000Hz:
>> http://vimeo.com/9598075
> However, with a minimum of 75fps with a ps3 camera (you can get up to
> 120fps at 320x240...) you can get very responsive results:
> www.jaimeoliver.pe/sc2 <http://www.jaimeoliver.pe/sc2>
> It is clear that this project is not as concerned with precise triggers,
> it is more concerned with continuous control...
> you just need to find out if what these space&temporal resolutions offer
> you what you're looking for. (+ solving less robust lighting, which is
> what really determines if video tracking is the way to go...)

It's hard to say if this solution can work for me.
Maybe I should just buy a ps3 camera and try out.

Do you think that the ps3 camera can correctly track a body moving
(using enough lighting)?


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