Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Experiments with the webcam

Today we did some IR filter experiments with a Logitech Webcam. We thought of removing the IR filter of it and attaching some developed color film to the lens. But only did we realized it too late, that there was no IR filter and that we could have attached the color film to it without braking it into pieces..

Live and learn..





Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Using IR camera + IR light?

The main problem in the tracking the people on the street is the changing lighting conditions as the exhibition will be open from morning to the evening. We were doing some research about it and found this example of the usage of IR camera + IR light to create higher contrast:


Same space in IR:


Pictures are from: http://vvvv.org/tiki-view_forum_thread.php?forumId=7&comments_parentId=11180