March 6, 2018 at 6:29 am #437
(sorry if this is a double-post. after clicking the submit button my message never appeared, then when I go back to the forum site says “This is somewhat embarrassing, isn’t it? It seems we can’t find what you’re looking for.”).
When I try to run the “FaceOSC_Wekinator” Mac binary application (inside the “VideoInput_FacialExpression_oF_14Inputs” folder) on my machine (High Sierra, 10.13.3), the application promptly crashes with the error “FaceOSC_Wekinator has quit unexpectedly.” The bug report is quite lengthy and I’m happy to provide it on request, but the core part of the report looks like a failed assertion:
Application Specific Information:
Assertion failed: (s.is_open()), function Load, file /Applications/of_v0.9.0_osx_release/addons/ofxFaceTracker/libs/FaceTracker/src/lib/Tracker.cc, line 59.
As an alternative, I was able to download the FaceOSC binary (https://github.com/kylemcdonald/ofxFaceTracker/releases) which actually does run (note that the lighting has to be pretty bright for it to detect a face), but despite telling Wekinator to listen to port 8338 instead of the default port, the input never connects, whether I choose 14 inputs (for pose + gesture) or 8 (gesture alone).
Then instead, I switched to the “WebcamObject_4096Inputs” inputs, and after downloading the image-net-2012.sqlite3 file and putting it in the WebcamObject_4096Inputs/data/ directory, I nevertheless get the error “Network file not found! Check your data folder to make sure it exists.” …Yes, it does exist. Screenshot from Finder:
Then I thought I might try building the latter example from source, but the link in the README is bad:
“This program uses Gene Kogan’s ConvnetOSC (https://github.com/ml4a/ml4a-ofx/tree/master/apps/ConvnetOSC)”. Going to that URL gives a 404. The proper link is https://github.com/ml4a/ml4a-ofx/tree/master/osc-modules/ConvnetOSC. Seems there’s a rabbit-hole of installing openFrameworks, and ofxCcv, and who knows what other dependencies those may involve. Not gonna try.
So…what to do now? I’m looking to run a webcam input more sophisticated than the smiley-face “VideoInput_FaceDetection_Processing_3Inputs” example (which works, by the way).
March 6, 2018 at 6:59 am #438
…and customizing the address names of Wekinator’s input OSC messages to match those of FaceOSC ( “/gesture/mouth/width”, etc.) still had no effect: no input. Tried downloading the FaceOSC-Wekinator source to see where these messages were set, but it seems the downloads of the source, despite being on the FaceOSC-Wekinator page (https://github.com/genekogan/ofxFaceTracker/releases), actually only give the source for the *regular* FaceOSC code, not the Wekinator version.
Ok… This is my very first day trying to use any of this stuff, and I’m done trying. Please help me out.
- This reply was modified 3 years, 3 months ago by drscotthawley. Reason: added note about downloading source
April 11, 2018 at 12:22 pm #459
Sorry for the delayed reply. There is an issue with openFrameworks-generated apps on High Sierra, specifically having to do with OS X Gatekeeper. This may be causing the problem you’re seeing.
One easy fix is to move the app to another directory (e.g., to the desktop) and then back. Then try double-clicking on it again. If it’s the Gatekeeper issue causing your problem, this should fix it.
June 4, 2018 at 3:54 pm #490
No, that doesn’t work 🙁
June 8, 2018 at 5:20 pm #491
Scott, did this fix your problem?
Jegama, can you describe what you are experiencing?
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