Notch, endlessly parameterized visual tool, explained and reviewed for mere mortals

Imagine the powers of motion effects – but with the ability to control all of them, parameter by parameter, and use assets dynamically without only rendering video. From artists and VJs to big events, that’s significant. CDM’s Ted Pallas breaks down Notch in a review for the real world. -Ed.

Magical 3D visuals, patched together with wires in browser: Cables.gl

The latest visual tool to use dataflow patching with virtual wires is here. Cables.gl is free for now, with an accelerated 3D engine powered by Web standards, and some unique tricks up its sleeve. Resident visual expert Ted Pallas gives us a first look.

How-To: 3D Camera Tracking Tutorials, No Pricey Software Needed [Voodoo + vvvv, Blender]

Matching a 3D scene to video footage with a moving camera — it used to be that performing tasks like this required expensive commercial tools. Now, you can use vvvv – free for non-commercial use – and a free research project called Voodoo Camera Tracker. Or, on the open-source side of the coin (including commercial […]

Peter Kirn - December 17, 2012

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