1

To save Hard Drive space, how can I record merely the green rectangles below containing heads?

I waste bytes if I record the areas crossed out in orange, like the backgrounds and shoulders. See screenshot below from Skype's video. Don't hesitate to answer this for other video chat apps like Zoom!

3
  • 2
    You don't really waste much data at all, because video basically only records anything that's moved since the last frame. A static background will use very little data compared to the constantly moving heads.
    – Tetsujin
    Commented Dec 22, 2022 at 8:55
  • Would you mind clarifying what is the video source? Whole screen capture? Video file on your hard drive? Skype proprietary video stream? Zoom stream?
    – Nicolas Raoul
    Commented Dec 26, 2022 at 1:32
  • @NicolasRaoul Our family and I need to capture from live Skype and Zoom. We use both. NO, not whole screen capture.
    – user82164
    Commented Dec 26, 2022 at 6:07

1 Answer 1

0

Opencv is a library that supports recognition of items or faces.

There are several applications based on opencv as well as a documentation for cropping faces.

I've worked with OpenCV in conjunction with python and found it easy to use

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.