Looking for a way to trigger zones using a wireless camera
Oct 09 2012 | 9:01 am
Im new to max and very new to Jitter. But im trying to build a reliable system for a video trigger that uses a wireless camera and hope someone on this forum might have some experience about this kind of setup. My goal is to mount a camera in the celing looking down at IR-leds on the floor, and each led is grouped into a zone using something like the video trigger developed by zach poff: https://cycling74.com/project/project71-video-trigger/
when something gets in the way of the leds the zone is triggered and something fancy happens. The problem right now is that I have never worked with wireless cameras before and hope someone might know a little about such hardware. Since the setup needs to be working during changeing light conditions I thought it would be best to work in the IR-spectrum. This also means I have to use a camera without a IR-blocker and a IR bandpass filter.
I´ve been looking at different IP cameras and it seems possible to get a feed into max using the jit.qt.movie object and a read message pointing at the url of the rtsp feed.
This is one of the cameras I´ve been looking at: http://www.amazon.com/Foscam-FI8918W-Wireless-Network-Viewing/dp/B0046710G6/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1325326901&sr=1-1
Any help and thoughts on which hardware to use would be very much appreciated! Also, there might be a musch easier way to do this and ofc Im open to other suggestions!