Thanks for your reply Marije, but I am not so knowledgeable in PD as
to do what Sahal did with MaxMSP.  Could a PD expert create a patch
similar to Sahal's in PD or another free program?
Many thanks for replies!
CHeers,
Opie

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 3:16 PM, nescivi <nesc...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 February 2010 17:52:08 VJ Opie wrote:
>> Many thanks for all this! What are the alternatives if I can't buy
>> MaxMSP?  Is there someone out there working with PD? Thanks!
>
> From reading that mail, it seems that everything that is done with MaxMSP can
> easily be done with Pd's osc related objects.
>
> You could also use SuperCollider, I think, if you are more into text-based
> programming.
>
> sincerely,
> Marije
>
>> Opie
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 11:33 PM, sahAL meRchaNT <sah...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi All,
>> >
>> > I finally got down to writing ans getting all my patches together...
>> > although they dont look like much i had a lot of organising to do.
>> >
>> >
>> > Find attached the patches for Animata to work with EyesWeb+MaxMSP
>> >
>> > I don't think the Animata mailing list stores attachments so all those
>> > who need the patches mailed to them personally reply to this thread.
>> >
>> > If the EyesWeb patch attached doesnt not work well with the latest
>> > version of EyesWeb I suggest uninstalling your current EyesWeb version
>> >
>> > =====================
>> >
>> > 1. Uninstall all previous versions of EyesWeb and start with a clean
>> > Install of the EyesWeb Legacy setup
>> > 2. then The EyesWeb Ver.3 & Ver.4 addons setup
>> > 3. then the current version of EyesWeb.
>> > (If you cant find any of these versions, mail me and I'll try and upload
>> > them somewhere for u to download)
>> >
>> > =====================
>> >
>> > Ok Now we're good to go
>> >
>> > For my Animata setup I use
>> > 1. A PC for EyesWeb and then for MaxMSP to capture OSC data
>> > 2. A Mac to recieve the OSC data from the PC and then finally Animata
>> >
>> > =====================
>> >
>> > PC Patches
>> > 1. "oscmanLive.eywx" - This patch should work perfectly if you've
>> > installed all previous versions of EyesWeb. Make sure your camera is on &
>> > running before u start this patch. Make sure Windows has detected your
>> > camera. (I use a firewire port for an external camera. I havent tried an
>> > inbuilt cam or a webcam). Press play and wallah!!
>> > 2. "UDP Receive.maxpat" - this is a basic MaxMSP patch for stealing OSC
>> > data from EyesWeb. Make sure you change the IP address in the "updsend"
>> > object box which is now 145.33.220.47. Change this to the IP address of
>> > your Mac where you are going to run Animata from. 7000 is the port. You
>> > can leave it as it is.
>> >
>> > You should see numbers fluctuating which means the patch is capturing
>> > OSCs from EyesWeb.
>> >
>> > =====================
>> >
>> > MAC Patches
>> > 1."OSC_Receive Animata.maxpat" This patch receives the OSC data from the
>> > "UDP Receive.maxpat" on the PC. Once you see numbers fluctuating you know
>> > alls working well. Make sure the gate is unchecked if u dont see anything
>> > moving. Below u will see a series of bpatchers with names like "head' ,
>> > "hd1rt", "hd1lt"etc.
>> > These are the names of the joints...
>> > Find attached Animata_Joints.jpg to see how I've named the joints.
>> > hd = Hand
>> > lg = Leg
>> > rt= Right
>> > lt  = Left
>> > After  you've named the joints as in the jpg, lastly on your projector
>> > settings you will have to flip the image so that your movements
>> > corresponds with your projected Animata character.
>> > If your projector doesnt have a flip option or you don't wish to go
>> > through the pain of flipping ur image just flip the names of the joints
>> > in Animata and interchange them. i.e. name all the joints on the right of
>> > your screen are "hd1rt" etc. and the ones on the left with "hd1lt" etc.
>> >
>> > 2. "OSC_Scalar.maxpat" - this is a patch that "OSC_Receive
>> > Animata.maxpat" refers to for the pictslider. Make sure this is in the
>> > same folder as the main patch.
>> >
>> > =====================
>> >
>> > Well thats about all there is to it.
>> > It should work fine if you've gone through all these steps.
>> >
>> > Once again thanks to the KitchenBudapest team for sharing their  patches
>> > with me and also a big thank you to Jan Klug my teacher at the Frank Mohr
>> > Instituut.
>> >
>> > If anyone has any more questions feel free to write to me and share your
>> > videos. I'm curious to see them,
>> >
>> > Warm regards from COLD COLD HOLLAND!!
>> >
>> > ---
>> > sahAL
>> > Ph.: +31611334896
>> > http://www.sahalmerchant.com/
>> > http://zamonia.blogspot.com/
>> > "The Biggest factor that makes you a saint is the amount of press
>> > coverage you get." - Tender Branson
>> >
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