Category: interactive media art

Video media converter ADVC-110

Bidirectional analog/digital conversion of composite, s-video, and firewire/ilink.

By Grass Valley

http://www.grassvalley.com/products/advc110

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Using this device on Mac OS X 10.9, analog video input shows up as a system device. It also works as a firewire video output device.

Input

 

Using Jitter you can get real time input from analog video devices like cameras and VCR’s. Here’s an example using jit.grab (Max help file) to get input from an analog camcorder.

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Output

Sending output via firewire to a TV using jit.qt.videoout (Jitter tutorial 22):

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This is what it looks like on a TV:

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RGB.VGA.VOLT

Audio/video synthesizer with hacked VGA cables.

By James H. Connolly

http://jameshconnolly.com/rgb-vga-volt

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A better tutorial (with warnings)  on building the cables, at CrackedRayTube, also by James Connolly with Kyle Evans: http://crackedraytube.com/pdfs/hacking_a_vga_monitor.pdf

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Max patch for controlling the system: http://jameshconnolly.com/rgbvgavolt/RGB.VGA.VOLT.zip

ep-426 Interactive Video – Spring 2015 week 13

More analog video

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A scene from a sea otter video processed using ‘Premium Cable’ by BPMC

Not modular

Two weeks ago Christopher Konopka demonstrated modular analog video. This week we will explore analog video made from found objects and circuit bending. http://reactivemusic.net/?p=18982

Kinect

Kinect is still your friend, especially if you use Windows.

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Kinect – revisited: http://reactivemusic.net/?p=18803

TV and CRT’s

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Jitter and OpenGL

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Claire Steeger wrote a new tutorial (with Max patch) called “Simple Intro to jit.gl.multiple” http://www.clairesteger.com/home/simple-intro-to-jitglmultiple. Its shows several ways to modulate complex 3d shapes using audio and data.

WebGL

Euphony – A webGL Midi file player

by Xueqiao Xu

https://www.chromeexperiments.com/experiment/euphony

Miscellaneous

I’m thinking of something: http://imthinkingofsomething.com

Algorithmic composition using first order Markov chains

“With similar automation for velocity, duration and delta time.”

By Fuji Kureta

Based on @algorithmiccomposer’s tutorial at http://algorithmiccomposer.com/2010/0…

Download: https://www.dropbox.com/s/o5dsgqcgk8m…

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Download classical piano Midi files from here (use Midi format 0): http://www.piano-midi.de/debuss.htm