Timecode Decoding on Linux

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dario.turchi
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Timecode Decoding on Linux

Post by dario.turchi » Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:45 am

Hello,
I am writing a OptiTrack client application on Ubuntu linux using python. I would need to decode the timecode stamps provided within the streamed Mocap frame. It seems to me that the SDK package provides only windows libraries (regardless the fact that they are for c++).
Is there any tool that would allow me to decode the timecodes on a Linux platform (python modules, c++ libraries, opensource projects, etc.) ?

Many thanks

steven.andrews
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Re: Timecode Decoding on Linux

Post by steven.andrews » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:11 pm

Hi dario.turchi,

Streaming to a linux environment requires direct depacketization of the data, as our libraries only support Windows. The most useful resources for this will be the PythonClient and the PacketClient samples, both of which demonstrate how to go about this.

You can find some information on these samples here.
http://v110.wiki.optitrack.com/index.ph ... ketization
http://v110.wiki.optitrack.com/index.ph ... e_Projects

Best,
Steven
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