Special Stage Systems has introduced the Ming Micro – a portable 8-bit video synthesizer, with NTSC composite output, integrated chiptune synthesis, SD card slot, USB and MIDI control. They call it “The ultimate pixel art instrument.” Here’s the official video intro:
Folktek and BPMC (Big Pauper = glitchart.com) have introduced Apparition – a video camera for Eurorack modular synthesizers. Here’s a video demo:
Bleep Labs / Gieskes – 3TrinsRGBplus1c was uploaded by: ISOTROPOSPHERE
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Kosada has introduced Vuo, a realtime visual programming environment for OS X, designed for creating audio, visual, and mixed multimedia effects. Kosada’s goal is to make Vuo useful to all multimedia artists and producers who currently uses Quartz Composer.
Developer Steve Belovarich let us know about Synth – a new Kickstarter project to developer a video synthesizer for the web. The web app will give artists and developers easy access to tools like WebRTC, the Web Audio API and touch based controls. Here’s what Belovarich has to say about Synth:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y37J0Wv71VM Boutique electronics makers Critter & Guitari shared this video, a demo of their new Rhythm Scope video synthesizer. The Rhythm Scope is a video synthesizer that generates visual patterns in response to sound. The Rhythm Scope can be triggered by transient sounds like drums, short synth arpeggios and funky bass lines, providing an easy way… Read More Critter & Guitari Rhythm Scope vs Gabriela Jimeno
Developer Alexander Zolotov has released PixiVisor for iOS, a new app that lets you treat video as sound. Why would you want to treat video as sound? Transmitting video as sound lets you use your complete toolkit of audio-mangling tools on video. And, at $1.99, PixiVisor is a cheap option for experimenting with video synthesis.
PixiVisor: Intro was uploaded by: Alexander Zolotov
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At this year’s NAMM Show, there was a wealth of modular synthesizer gear on display, more than we’ve ever seen at previous NAMM Shows. It’s a reflection of the increasing interest in modular synthesis and the growing number of modular synth manufacturers.
Music video for Crypts’ Fancy, featuring modular video processing with an LZX video synthesizer. Via reader Nick Bartoletti, who included these technical details: Footage was shot on location with DSLR’s, a VHS camcorder, and a vintage tube camera. Once i cut the pieces together i then ran the footage through an LZX video synthesizer. I did… Read More Crypts – Fancy (Music Video With Modular Video Processing)