[mythtv] Capture YUV Frame for Fingerprinting & Content Recognition

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Fri Apr 15 22:42:11 UTC 2011

On 4/15/2011 18:35, Joseph Irvine wrote:
> I need to programmatically capture a frame during playback to use for 
> content recognition through a fingerprinting API I have. I need this 
> for content identification purposes. As part of the API I am using, I 
> need to provide it in YUV format; although, that is a secondary 
> concern. My first concern at the moment is pulling a frame out for 
> analysis for hand-off to the API.

Are you trying to implement this as a plugin or external program?  If 
external, just call the preview generator and set the frame or timestamp 
you want.

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