Hands-On: Livid’s New Ohm Controller, Custom Control Geared for Visualists

  As digital musicians have realized for some time, working with computers is all about physical control. It’s the difference between feeling like you’re operating software and playing an instrument. So it’s no accident that Jay Smith is quick to call the Ohm, a new hardware controller for visuals and music, an “instrument.” I got […]

Hands-On: Livid's New Ohm Controller, Custom Control Geared for Visualists

  As digital musicians have realized for some time, working with computers is all about physical control. It’s the difference between feeling like you’re operating software and playing an instrument. So it’s no accident that Jay Smith is quick to call the Ohm, a new hardware controller for visuals and music, an “instrument.” I got […]

Peter Kirn - February 15, 2008

Livid Union 2.5: Mac/PC VJ App Does FreeFrame, Audio Response, More

Livid’s Union VJ software has been steadily adding features. The latest upgrade may be a “point-five” release, but it’s got some pretty significant additions, mostly along the lines of “stuff Union lovers were asking for.” Among what’s new: Audio-responsive tools: audio filters, audio-aware effects, and an audio waveform generator Video captioning FreeFrame plug-in support for […]

Peter Kirn - February 13, 2008

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