pxn_fiducializer

22 01 2011

Today i created a new pxn realtime plugin, the fiducializer. It can be a good example how to destroy qualified video materials, but before i start a small tale, i would like to talk about the facts.

What is a fiducial?

fiduciary marker or fiducial is an object used in the field of view of an imaging system which appears in the image produced, for use as a point of reference or a measure. It may be either something placed into or on the imaging subject, or a mark or set of marks in the reticle of an optical instrument.

(from wikipedia)

here is it:

Special signs, looks like amoebas. But the interesting point is the special aesthetics. Really minimal design but somehow really lovely.

There other geeks (i mean artists of course) already involved this little creatures in a creative process, for example Toxi but my point was to involve the markers in a realtime video process.

here is the first result:

 

i forgot to mention the home base of the fiducial markers :

http://reactivision.sourceforge.net/


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23 01 2011
ilan

Has a slight resemblance to the work for Raquel Meyers.

23 01 2011
pixelnoizz

well i didnt realize this, perhaps yes. Once again i would like to underline, this is all about realtime video processing. Anyway thank you for sharing your impression.

5 05 2011
Daniel Temkin

The pop-arty look is interesting; love the graphic quality, especially in the third and fourth images. Were the colors that intense in the original video? Would be interesting to see them alongside the originals.

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