Testing the visualiserDesign Practice
The visualiser patcher is what drives the projection within the project. This meant that different approaches had to be tested.
The following are some of the visuals used with the patcher to test out its functionality.
The results were fairly reliable and the two different visualisation methods both produced interesting results.
One notable issue is the latency. The frames do not always update immediately which produces choppy, inconsistent visuals.
After talking to Nicolas, we have concluded that this is most likely an issue with the video codec and the compression method. The final prototype will not use MP4 compression.
The issues can be seen in the video bellow. The extent tends to vary based on whether my computer is having a good day or not.
(NOTE: At some point I will probably get a more functional video plugin for the blog. For now this abomination will have to do)