William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> On 11/3/19 8:56 AM, jr wrote:
> > William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> > open to ideas. more function voodoo, I bet. :-)
> :-) Ah sorry, I aimed my response toward doing as much in POV-Ray as
> possible given you seemed averse to intersecting the shapes with solid
> pigments and using a stand-alone edge detection program.
yes, SDL as much as possible/feasible. not so much "averse" as .. ignorant of,
ie I have not had cause to use such s/wares before. if you know of a suitable
utility which will process a set of images like the ones I'm likely to
encounter, please recommend.
> To just try the -render perspective camera above, below and combine
> idea- do one set of frames with the camera above and stick those frames
> in a directory aboveFramesDir and similarly a camera below scan.
> You're already using your own image->df3 program. Read in both above
> frame and below frame images and take the max r,g,b found before you
> write the df3 sample position. If the method works, refinements in
> position etc, can wait until you find you need them. Might be the basic
> idea doesn't work for some reason I don't see(1)...
yes, 'df3util' can import PNG, either as grayscale or _one_ of RGBA, so I don't
see/use colours at that stage. :-( still, I'd like to understand better the
way you outlined in the previous post, ie using a third cam to post-process the
two perspective cams slices (iiuc).
> (1) - There are issues where any scan approach will run into
> complications beyond those being considered presently. Interior textures
> different than outside textures for objects scanned, for example.
another can of worms. </sigh> ;-)
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