AN intermediate form, soon to evolve into something more interesting, time-permitting.
Do you know YooouuuTuuube.com ? It does pretty much this with any Youtube video, or camera input.
The JS approach shouldn’t be too resource-hungry. Once it’s calculated the grid positions it won’t recalculate them unless the input values change. Lazy-execution is your friend 😉
Incidentally, it should be possible to use Maths Expression patches inside the Iterator to place the billboards. I started out trying to get it to work this way, but in the end it was just much easier to use nested for loops in JS. Also, if I’m using Iterators, I always like to make sure I do as much as possible outside them, and pass it in, rather than having complicated logic inside.
I made something similar but using 16 billboards and 16 video loading patches. I had no idea that there is a different way to do it.
The Queue patch is very cool for that kind of thing. It means you can do similar kinds of things to a realtime video stream.
Actually, my example, was a building-block on my way to something else, but it’s a nice effect in it’s own right.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change )
Connecting to %s
Notify me of new comments via email.
RSS - Posts
RSS - Comments
Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.