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Learning Processing, 2nd Edition by Daniel Shiffman

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Video

I have no memory. It’s like looking in a mirror and seeing nothing but mirror.

—Alfred Hitchcock

In this chapter:

 Displaying live video

 Displaying recorded video

 Creating a software mirror

 Computer vision basics: how to use a video camera as a sensor

16-1 Live video 101

Now that you’ve explored static images in Processing, you are ready to move on to moving images, specifically from a live camera (and later, from a recorded movie). I’ll begin by walking through the basic steps of importing the video library and using the Capture class to display live video.

Step 1. Import the Processing video library.

If you skipped Chapter 12 on Processing libraries, you might want to go back and review the details. Although the video library is developed ...

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