How to realize the movie synchronization?

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How to realize the movie synchronization?

Postby chowjpin » 07 Jan 2015, 13:00

Here I have a scene, 4 X 3 screen, 3 computers, W9000. graphics
The discovery of video in the VPR, when across computers, video playback time is different, how to solve this problem?

How to make the 3 computers play a unified point of time.? thx!
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Re: How to realize the movie synchronization?

Postby Daniel Willer » 12 Jan 2015, 17:23

Hi there,

The start of the VPR file is not synchronized across the ventuz cluster so you are not allowed to set the MovieClip to autoplay mode. Instead of autoplay you have to trigger the play event on all machines in the same frame. Just use OSC nodes to trigger the movie play event from the master only or trigger the play from a Keyframe Animation node because that one is synchronized via the Clusterclock.
Building applications for a cluster of machines is a little bit tricky we plan to write a dedicated Usermanual page on that topic where we explain the most common cases and how to solve them.

Stay tuned
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Re: How to realize the movie synchronization?

Postby torstenb » 26 Jan 2015, 17:47

hey guys!

any news on this topic? i'm interested in synching cluster machines and videofiles as well.

regards

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