revInitializeVideoGrabber

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Tue Nov 25 10:56:27 CST 2003


Tom,

Can you post the code that you're using that works?

Thanks,

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com 
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of 
> Thomas J McGrath III
> Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 10:10 AM
> To: How to use Revolution
> Subject: Re: revInitializeVideoGrabber
> 
> 
> Hello to ALL revies,
> 
> The iSight works great from within REV ( the docs about video 
> grabbing 
> are terrible)
> Apple says that iSight is not a DV camera and as such do not 
> support it 
> in iMovie or in iDVD, Final Cut,  etc.
> But it works great in REV - this should be exploited.
> 
> There are a lot of gripes about iSight not working in 'other' apps in 
> the online chats but with rev anyone could build a good web app.
> 
> HHMMMMM
> 
> Tom
> 
> On Nov 25, 2003, at 10:52 AM, Thomas J McGrath III wrote:
> 
> > THierry,
> >
> > I opened the sample stack and crashed.
> >
> > But then I switched to iChat and closed the video preview 
> window there
> > and OK it now works....
> >
> > including the dialog window...
> >
> > iMovie can't even do this.
> >
> > Now to go and read all of the scripts in the sample video_input app
> >
> > Thank you Thierry very much, I was getting frustrated.
> >
> > Tom
> >
> > On Nov 25, 2003, at 10:45 AM, Thomas J McGrath III wrote:
> >
> >> There is no "Folder" in components/global environment BUT 
> there is an
> >> item "revvideograbber" and a dll "revvideograbber" in there.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Nov 25, 2003, at 10:35 AM, Thierry Arbellot wrote:
> >>
> >>> In the Revolution folder, you must have the external folder
> >>> "revvideograbber" in "components/global environment" folder
> >>> Also, there is a sample stack (in "Sample Stacks"): 
> video_input.rev
> >>> It could help you.
> >>>
> >>> Thierry.
> >>>
> >>> On Tuesday, November 25, 2003, at 04:20 PM, Thomas J McGrath III
> >>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I am getting this same error with every revVideo command.....
> >>>>
> >>>> DO I need to include the short name of this stack with everything
> >>>> (revVideo) ?
> >>>>
> >>>> Damn, why don't they specify that in the docs. not very 
> trustworthy
> >>>> docs.....
> >>>>
> >>>> Crashed REV twice now in trying to figure this out...
> >>>>
> >>>> Tom
> >>>>
> >>>> On Nov 25, 2003, at 10:10 AM, Thomas J McGrath III wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> WOW, I copied the EXACT line out of the docs. You would 
> think they
> >>>>> would state this.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Figures.....
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Thanks
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Tom
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Off to test.....
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Nov 25, 2003, at 10:04 AM, Thierry Arbellot wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> hello Thomas,
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> You miss one parameter
> >>>>>> The correct syntax is :
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> revInitializeVideoGrabber short name of this stack, "QT" , the
> >>>>>> rect of this stack
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Regards.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Thierry.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Tuesday, November 25, 2003, at 03:50 PM, Thomas J 
> McGrath III
> >>>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Hello everyone,
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I was trying to see if REV could see my new iSight camera and
> >>>>>>> started to write a simple script.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I put "revInitializeVideoGrabber "QT" , the rect of 
> this stack"
> >>>>>>> and get a 'handler can't find handler' error.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Gee, I thought I needed to do this first before I 
> could then do
> >>>>>>> the revVideoGrabDialog to then see if the camera is available.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> This makes me think that the library is not 
> available. Is there
> >>>>>>> anything I need to do to 'load' the library? I thought this 
> >>>>>>> 'was' what loaded the library? Has anyone had this happen?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> TOm
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Macintosh PowerBook G-4 OSX 10.3.1, OS 9.2.2, 1.25 GHz, 512MB
> >>>>>>> RAM, Rev 2.1.2
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Advanced Media Group
> >>>>>>> Thomas J McGrath III 	  2003 	3mcgrath at adelphia.net
> >>>>>>> 220 Drake Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
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> 512MB RAM, 
> >>>>> Rev 2.1.2
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Advanced Media Group
> >>>>> Thomas J McGrath III 	  2003 	3mcgrath at adelphia.net
> >>>>> 220 Drake Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102
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> >>>>
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> >> Macintosh PowerBook G-4 OSX 10.3.1, OS 9.2.2, 1.25 GHz, 512MB RAM, 
> >> Rev 2.1.2
> >>
> >>
> >> Advanced Media Group
> >> Thomas J McGrath III 	  2003 	3mcgrath at adelphia.net
> >> 220 Drake Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102
> >>
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> > Macintosh PowerBook G-4 OSX 10.3.1, OS 9.2.2, 1.25 GHz, 
> 512MB RAM, Rev 
> > 2.1.2
> >
> >
> > Advanced Media Group
> > Thomas J McGrath III 	  2003 	3mcgrath at adelphia.net
> > 220 Drake Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102
> >
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> Macintosh PowerBook G-4 OSX 10.3.1, OS 9.2.2, 1.25 GHz, 512MB 
> RAM, Rev 
> 2.1.2
> 
> 
> Advanced Media Group
> Thomas J McGrath III 	  2003 	3mcgrath at adelphia.net
> 220 Drake Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102
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