I’ve been building out some new demos for upcoming conference sessions and workshops, and really like this one, which generates fire onscreen based on webcam motion. It basically turns you into the Human Torch. I think it’s a nice counterpoint to my Webcam Snowstorm experiment – fire and ice.
Another thing I find really cool about this is that it’s only a 1kb swf. Good work Flash engineering team!
Check it out, Flash 8 Player and a webcam is required:
Shameless plug: If you’d like to learn how to build this (and not just dissemble the code, but really understand the underlying logic), check out my Flash 8 Bootcamps coming up in Toronto (Nov 11-12) and Los Angeles (Dec 2-3).
Here’s a couple of screenshots for readers without a webcam, though they don’t really do it justice: