Trying to understand if MAX is what I need

Nov 8, 2012 at 3:37pm

Trying to understand if MAX is what I need

Hi guys,

I’m looking for a software that could help me running a small project. What I need to do, basically, is to have some kind of distortion like the one you have on Photo Boot on the Mac. What I would like to have is something that could extend, let’s say, the arm of a person.
The idea is, of course, to use a camera and to show the results on a screen. I thought that maybe the use of chroma key (to isolate the arm) could help. The person would just sit in front of a table and move the arm, it doesn’t need to go around (which I believe would make things even more complicated).
Do you think something like this would be possible?

Thanks!

DrBeast

#65115
Nov 9, 2012 at 3:21am

try the 30 days demo especially the jitter tutorials, maybe the cv.jit.blob externals. But maybe it’s what you need. Though maybe the kinekt thingies would especially help you.

#234738
Nov 9, 2012 at 8:58am

Thanks, what I need is just someone stopping me before wasting a lot of time, if what I want to do is not going to work for sure here.

#234739
Nov 9, 2012 at 11:13am

I think… it won’t be really easy. Especially without a kinect. But it’s probably doable, and Max’s Jitter seems like one right tool to try achieving this.

#234740

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