FITC Toronto 2016

Posted by DusX on 8 April 2016 | Comments



FITC Kick Off

I am excited to announce that I will be performing April 17th, at the FITC Kick Off party.  I will perform 3 sets throughout the night, accompanying the musical performances of HADI. I am in the process of building the show, but I hope to include both my original rendered video works, and a number of generative compositions.

Artists featured during the night:

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nanoKontrol2 actor

Posted by DusX on 27 December 2014 | Comments

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korg nanokontrol2 midi control

The Korg nanoKontrol2 midi controller is a popular, low cost, portable midi controller that is perfect for use with Isadora.
Why? because it offers the Isadora artist numerous types of controls that can be easily connected to nearly anything in Isadora, and since Isadora supports up to 6 input and 6 output midi ports, the controller can easily be controlled by Isadora.

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TCPSpout - networked video sharing

Posted by DusX on 30 November 2014 | Comments

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The other day I quickly posted to the Isadora forum about a new video sharing tool I came across.
TCPSpout by Techlife, extends the great Spout video sharing system to allow transferring the video textures over a network.
What this means, is now there is an advanced system for sharing video between computers, and operating systems.
Yes, you can now share video from a PC to a Mac, and vice versa.

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ouija board

Posted by DusX on 31 October 2014 | Comments

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Scary, a Ouija board that spells out messages on its own.
Having used this Isadora patch a few times for the Bazaar of the Bizarre [Halloween editions], a fun alt artisan show that my clothing company Plastik Wrap hosts a few times a year.. I decided its about time I make a blog post about it.
The patch originally used a great custom plugin coded by djinoui a member of the Troikatronix forum, it worked great, but as an exercise I ported the SpiritBoard patch over to using the new JavaScript feature with an external JSON file for configuration.

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SPOUT - video sharing

Posted by DusX on 6 May 2014 | Comments
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Its true, most video artist working on the windows platform have been jealous of the Mac only video sharing technology called Syphon for a few years. We all heard rumors, saw threads, sites, and github pages that had the beginnings of what was aptly named Wyphon. Just a few days ago, quietly under the radar, a new project was made public, Spout. Spout is OpenGL video sharing for Windows.

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Event - Saturday February 22nd

Posted by on 27 February 2014 | Comments

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Live mixing video captured via a Canon DSLR camera connected to my computer via USB. Using ExtraWebCam as the camera interface, 3 different camera resolutions are listed in the Live Feed section of Isadora. It is then a simple matter of using the correct actor in Isadora to allow you to feed the live video as past of your video composition.

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Collision Detection

Posted by DusX on 24 February 2014 | Comments

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Using only native Isadora shape elements, freeframe fxs and logic (more on this later HERE)..
This video uses real-time collision detection to control a number of display attributes.
You can see both the Orb change in color and size when the collision between it and the floating Rect is true, as well as; the Rect it self changes.

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