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Level 7

Video Text Overlay with SDK 2.9?

Hi folks,

reading the new 2.9 SDK i've read in the MockUpTool.pptx file (slide nbr. 27) the screen layout for doing TEXT OVERLAY on photos or video.

How do text overlay within videos?

Thankx
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Level 9

Re: Video Text Overlay with SDK 2.9?

Unless there's something new that I overlooked, text/graphics overlay on videos can only be done by drawing an roImageCanvas on top of the roVideoPlayer.
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Level 9

Re: Video Text Overlay with SDK 2.9?

You could use the imagecanvas as theEndless suggests or by using an SRT file to display "subtitles" or other text messages at specific timecodes in the stream.

--Kevin
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Level 21

Re: Video Text Overlay with SDK 2.9?

I like the SRT idea!

-JT
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