Can't read in full video

asked 2017-11-06 16:14:39 -0600

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I have been using openCV for image processing, which entails reading in a video and then looking for a certain color in each frame (see below). It's been working fine until recently when I had to process a few mp4 files from a GoPro. The videos were about 10 mins long, filmed under 48 frames per second. They played normally when viewed with Quicktime, but when I imported those videos in openCV using VideoCapture, the process ended after frame 44 without any error message, as if frame 44 had been the last frame. I am not sure why this happened and was hoping to get some insights.

Many thanks!

 * @CheckMotionParallel
 * @Motion detection using color detection and image thresholding

#include "opencv2/imgcodecs.hpp"
#include "opencv2/imgproc.hpp"
#include "opencv2/videoio.hpp"
#include <opencv2/highgui.hpp>
#include <opencv2/video.hpp>
#include <fstream>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <iostream>
#include <sstream>
#include "tbb/blocked_range.h"
#include "tbb/parallel_for.h"
#include "tbb/parallel_reduce.h"
#include "tbb/task_scheduler_init.h"
#include "tbb/mutex.h"
#include "tbb/tbb_thread.h"
#include "tbb/blocked_range2d.h"

using namespace cv;
using namespace std;
using namespace tbb;

void help();
void help()
    << "--------------------------------------------------------------------------" << endl
    << "Note for program CheckMotion" << endl
    << "CheckMotion does the following"  << endl
    << "1) It searches each frame in a video and looks for a specified range of colors in the frame"                                                                   << endl
    << "2) Pixels falling within the range will be converted to white while everything else is turned to black"                     << endl
    << "3) For each frame, the program gives: frame number/time stamp, total pixel count, and white pixel count"                                       << endl
    << "4) For frames whose white pixel count exceeds a threshold, it will export those frames as individial png files" << endl
    << "--------------------------------------------------------------------------" << endl
    << endl;

int64 startTime;

int NumThreads = task_scheduler_init::default_num_threads();

int main(int argc, char**)
    //Print out program note

    ///Part I: Read-in the video

    VideoCapture cap("/Users/chi/Desktop/Video analyses/GP080007.mp4");
    //VideoCapture cap("/Volumes/CHI/GP080007.mp4");

    //Error message if the video cannot be opened
    //Create an object denoting the frames
    //Create a window for showing the video as CheckMotion runs
    //For loop looking through frames

    if(cap.isOpened()) {

    startTime = getTickCount();

    Mat frame;
        //Show each frame in the video window previously created
        double tfreq = getTickFrequency();
        double secs = ((double) getTickCount()-startTime)/tfreq;

        cap >> frame;

//            namedWindow("Frame");
//            imshow("Frame",frame);
        //Create a string for frame number that gets updated for each cycle of the loop
        stringstream ss;
        ss << cap.get(CAP_PROP_POS_FRAMES);
        string FrameNumberString = ss.str();

        stringstream maskedfilename;
        stringstream rawfilename;
        //Create filenames for later use in result output and image save using frame number as ref
        maskedfilename << "/Users/chi/Desktop/test/masked" << FrameNumberString.c_str() << ".png";
        rawfilename << "/Users/chi/Desktop/test/raw" << FrameNumberString.c_str() << ".png";

        ///Part II: Image thresholding and image saving

        //Create an object representing new images after thresholding
        Mat masked;
        //inRange function that convert the pixels that fall within the specified ...
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