Thursday, July 26, 2012

Getting Your Own Seat On the Bus



Yes, it's a long-awaited portrait of me riding the bus and looking especially dashing. For those with the temerity to experiment with Quartz Composer it turns out there's a face-recognition widget. Follow the file path thisaway and you'll discover all the special effects modules in the nearly useless Photo Booth application, which can bug your eyes out or whatever:



Since those thingies were only intended for Photo Booth they won't work in Quartz Composer without you adding the video input patch, but that's easy enough, and then they provide an example of how to extract positional data about the face it finds, allowing you to manipulate to your heart's content:



You too can be a Resident.

9 comments:

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Here's your hat, what's your hurry?
~

vacuumslayer said...

Oooh, do a fishhead next!

Substance McGravitas said...

What I'm thinking of now is HITLER. You can pipe video in, and then there's something else that senses an audio threshold, so any video of a talking head can have a Terry-Gilliam-style Hitler put over it with a minimum of effort.

Another Kiwi said...

You might have a look around for Mikey's trousers on the bus. With the big googly eye and all.

M. Bouffant said...

Very disappointed you don't have to sport a coat & tie to work.

Substance McGravitas said...

I get to wear my Dethklok tour shirt. That's how valuable I am.

tigris said...

Getting Your Own Seat On the Bus

WILL YOU QUIT STARING!

vacuumslayer said...

Hitler in a Dethklok t-shirt?

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

Dethklok in Hitler shirts.