Archive for May, 2009

MonoScape – monome controlled 3D Sound

Monday, May 25th, 2009

I spent a fairly busy couple of weeks working with Nick Rothwell on MonoScape – a Processing visualisation sketch and application for a monome64 to trigger and position sounds within the Illustrious’ 3D-AudioScape surround sound system. Details on the Monomatic blog.

Live video in Processing

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

I’ve been hitting a wall trying to extend the Mirror2 – Video (Capture) example – patch by Daniel Shiffman – particularly with mirroring on the y axis as well as reflections, distortions and multiples. Luckily I came across the Create Digital Motion article Processing Tutorials: Getting Started with Video Processing via OpenCV which shows how to extend Processing’s treatment of live video by bypassing the somewhat limited inbuilt Video library and using the OpenCV Processing and Java library – which includes a flip function – instead…

Displaying two camera sources in the same Processing sketch – code found in’s Video capture, Movie Playback, Vision Libraries board – images thresholded to protct the innocent.

“OpenCV is an open source computer vision library originally developed by Intel. It is free for commercial and research use under a BSD license. The library is cross-platform, and runs on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. It focuses mainly towards real-time image processing…”