Need help with image scanning

balam's picture

Hi all, thanks in advance . I am building an comp , and I been trying to take image scanner to scan a folder and refresh the image in the compostion. here is my setup.

a webcam capturing images - save image with same name. ( 1.jpg) qc gets image but does not refresh the new image. for example. some one comming in a room. webcam takes snap. save it so the composition can use the new image. any help guys.

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cwright's picture
update

toggle the update signal on the downloader, does that work?

If not, you might have to temporarily change the path to something, and then change it back the next frame.

gtoledo3's picture
I keep wondering if loading

I keep wondering if loading stills with the movie loader instead would solve this, but am too lazy to try, but im-a-gonna mention it anyway... Sorry if that's a totally fruitless path.

kristopf's picture
I would suggest saving the

I would suggest saving the image with a different name each time - 1.jpg, 2.jpg, 3.jpg, etc. Then, use Directory Scanner and load the last picture in the folder. (Index at Structure Count - 1)