Apple added an orange dot that’s a showstopper for live visuals – and it needs a fix

In the interest of security and privacy, Apple on macOS Monterey has added a prominent orange dot to display outputs when audio capture is active. That renders their machines unusable for live visual performance, though, since it’s also shown on external displays. Dear macOS team – we urgently need a fix here.

Troikatronix Isadora, essential “creativity server,” is testing native Apple Silicon support

Isadora has been an indispensable tool for live visuals, projection mapping, interaction, performance, and more – and now native Apple Silicon (M1) support is on its way.

Peter Kirn - July 19, 2021

How to try GPU-accelerated live visuals in a few steps, for free

The growing power of gaming architectures for visuals has a side benefit: it can produce elaborate visuals without touching the CPU, which is busy on musicians’ machines dealing with sound.

Peter Kirn - April 18, 2018

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