[Blabber] Expression detection project
rendall at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 23:05:01 EDT 2011
Totally have! It looks amazing. Sadly, Jason Saragih's code, which
FaceTracker is based on, is strictly non-commercial.
On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 9:48 PM, adam driggers <awdriggs at gmail.com> wrote:
> Check out faceOSC. Created by kyle mcdonald.
> On Aug 26, 2011 10:41 AM, "Rendall" <rendall at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi kids.
> > I'm developing a project that involves a user looking into a camera and
> > triggering a mechanical event with a particular expression. The code is
> > pretty much: monitor a camera -> detect a face -> if
> > frowning/smiling/surprised, send signal to hardware.
> > The project is in proof-of-concept phase right now, but it's likely to go
> > into production. We're working with a hardware team, but I'm responsible
> > for the software aspect. I have my own ideas, but I'd love some
> > crowd-sourced thoughts on it from you as a reality check.
> > 1) Can expression detection be done using OpenCV?
> > 2) How many programmer-hours would it take to develop that using
> > packages, open-source or not?
> > 3) What packages would you use?
> > 4) Are you an individual or part of a team or company who could take this
> > on? If so, hit me back (off-list if you'd rather).
> > 5) The producer is *super* paranoid about getting sued for patent
> > infringement. I'll reserve my own thoughts on this, but if you have an
> > strong opinion one way or another, what would you say to someone who was
> > worried about it?
> > Groovy! Thanks!
> > - Rendall
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