MixEmergency 2.0 Lets You ‘Cut Video Like Vinyl’

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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.
  • Added Advanced Output options (with basic projection mapping and output size control).
  • Added pop-up editor for the effect Mapping Graphs.
  • Quartz Composition Overlays can now be saved and triggered as presets.
  • Added layer/shift modifiers for MIDI controls.

A full list of changes can be found in the Release Notes.

MixEmergency is available for US $199 from the Inklen site. A time-limited demo is available for download.

Introducing eyeCanDJ, The Only System That Lets You DJ With Your Eyes!

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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.

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Tonetable iPhone App Turns Your iPhone Into A DJ Controller

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Tonetable (App Store link) is a $7.99 application for DJs who want to control their digital vinyl system from their iPhone or iPod Touch.

It produces a control tone that is compatible with most digital vinyl systems such as Serato’s Scratch Live, Native Instruments’ Traktor Scratch, M-Audio’s Torq, Image-Line’s Deckadance and many more.

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