Hi, I am about to purchase an ETC and was wondering if it’s technically possible to use a class compliant usb video camera/web cam and have a mode that manipulates that in real-time. Has anyone tried or thought of this? Any suggestions for class compliant video cameras/web cams?
No, it won’t be possible. The ETCs processor and RAM capabilities are not powerful enough for real video handling. I like to call the ETC a synthesizer for graphics animation. To call the ETC a video synthesizer would raise false expectations.
You may do some video like stuff with split animated gifs (see Using Giphy Stickers to create animation)