I was recently asked if it is possible to reduce the amount of time it takes for a recording event to process video files, which in turn allows you to have a greater throughput of users at the recording station.
This question seems particularly important when recording videos and then applying video enhancements, prior to showing them on a sharing station.
Let's consider recording videos using a wireless GoPro. This is a typical workflow:
One way to reduce this time is to use another instance of RightBooth on the same computer as the recording event to play an intermediary Watch folder event that does the following:
Then you can remove the video enhancements from your recording event and set it to simply copy the GoPro videos to the watch folder event. Here is the new setup, using 2 instances of RightBooth:
Note: The file copying steps can be performed automatically by the 2 events: