The Blinkenlights Symphony

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Testing the live video setupTesting the live video setupAt Nuit Blanche on October 4th 2008, Blinkenlights Stereoscope is going to host a very special event a bit further into the night.

Dubbed the Blinkenlights Symphony, we are going to present an audiovisual experience using the Stereoscope facade as a huge realtime video display in sync with music especially composed for the event. The presentation starts at 22:00h (10PM) Toronto local time and will last about half an hour.

The visuals will be produced live by VJ Falk Gärtner using the VDMX video mixing software suite which has been enhanced to speak the Blinkenlights protocol directly. You can read more about the technical background in Falk's blog.

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Could I get a big Screenshot? ;)

hmpf, why I don't click the "original" link -.-

This is just a very basic test setup (notice that the VDMX Quarz Composer Plugin is called "test.qtz" in the lower left hand corner) that I put together yesterday to see if the plugins are working and if everything performs fast enough. I was surprised how fast it performed even through the internet and back.
I will continue to blog about the process and put some loops on the line. I also will post my final VDMX setup for download which will probably look totally different then the one you see above as I want to speak to each of the 4 sub-screens individually - trying to run 7 layers (so 4 subscreens + 2 houses + one that goes over everything). With the low resolution and a second HD that might be possible. If there are any more questions I am happy to answer them...

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