Inklen has released MixEmergency 2.0, an updated version of their VJ software that lets you ‘cut video like vinyl’.
MixEmergency is a real-time video and visualization mixing application that can also be controlled by Scratch Live (versions 1.9.2 – 2.3.3). Over 120 built-in and add-on effects and transitions are included.
Here’s what’s new in MixEmergency 2.0:
Added Blend Modes for effects.
Added Grid/BPM control mode for effects and transitions.
Added automatic border-fill overlays.
Added MIDI output.
Added video camera input as an overlay.
Added effect and transition change notification system.
Inklen has introduced eyeCanDJ – described as “a revolutionary new control technology for DJs,” that lets you DJ with your eyes:
Using the latest in cutting edge image processing and motion-tracking technology, eyeCanDJ enables you to control your mix using some of your body’s most finely tuned tools: your eyes! There is no need to cart around heavy turntables or expensive MIDI controllers – all you need is a computer and a webcam and you’re ready to mix with the best
eyeCanDJ is expected to become available online and from selected music retailers at the beginning of 2011. Our proprietary tracking technology is also available to be licensed for inclusion within current digital DJing solutions.
It looks like its going to be an unusually busy day for unique new music technologies.