Audio and Video

Enhancing drivers’ eyes, senses, and reflexes with creative electronics | EDN–senses-and-reflexes-with-creative-electronics?utm_content=buffer95f2f&utm_medium=social& Although we are not yet technically ready for autonomous vehicles (see this IEEE article: Hit the Brakes—We’re Not Ready for Autonomous Vehicles—I strongly agree), what we can have in the near-term is safety electronics in automobiles. Radar, LIDAR, and camera vision integration are becoming more affordable in modern automobiles.

Sound system interconnections and grounding

Rane Sound System Interconnection note, originally written in 1985, continues to be a very useful reference. It’s popularity stems from the continual and perpetual difficulty of hooking up audio equipment without suffering through all sorts of bizarre noises, hums, buzzes, whistles, etc.– not to mention the extreme financial, physical and psychological price. Many things have improved

OBS open source TV studio

I posted a quick note on interesting looking OBS Studio software some time ago.  OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) is a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. It works on Windows, Mac and Linux. OBS could be described as some kind of combinaton of real time video mixing and video encoding/streaming

On-the-fly video editing with Open Broadcast Studio | There are use cases for live, on-the-fly video editing and basic compositing. You’ve seen it done yourself, whether you realize it or not—news broadcasts, live webcasts, and live TV events usually use multiple-camera setups controlled by one central software suite.

Friday Fun: Still File

Here is some photo art for this friday: ‘Still File‘ is a series of 4 photographs recreating computer renderings as physical scenes. The photos’ artifacts, surroundings, camera settings and lighting has been shaped intending to resemble 3d graphics of different types. You can find the pictures at