Audio and Video

Remote powering in audio

Remote powering implies that the power equipment is not local but some distance away.  This article is remote powering audio edition. It can be seen a continuation of my earlier Remote powering over communications cabling posting series. Microphone: Plug-in-power Plug-in power is designed to power electret microphones through same audio cable that carries audio. Most

Cheap poor HDMI to USB converter

Here is a story of one cheap HDMI digitizing device. I have wanted to connect devices with HDMI output Open Broadcast Studio video mixer/streaming software running on PC. Usually HDMI to USB adapters are expensive boxes (around $100 or more). But the I saw this really cheap (€16,15 / US$ 18.99) Mini Portable HD USB

Friday Fun: 10+ Reasons Not To Trust Photos You See On Social Media

https://www.boredpanda.com/reality-behind-photography/ Behind the majority of great pictures there’s a skilled and creative photographer, but how creative can they get? Sure, nowadays digital manipulation is a big part of the final image but a lot of photographers still use physical work in ways that the rest of us couldn’t even come up with. Compiled by Bored

Font Psychology: What The Marketing Posters For Netflix’s Top 50 Shows Can Teach Us – Venngage

https://venngage.com/blog/font-psychology/ The promotional poster might have more to do with it than you realize. Specifically…the TV show’s title font. You may have heard about color psychology before. But have you heard of font psychology? So when it comes time to design an ad, or a product label, or a logo, put some thought into the

EU wants to require platforms to filter uploaded content (including code) | The GitHub Blog

https://blog.github.com/2018-03-14-eu-proposal-upload-filters-code/ The EU is considering a copyright proposal that would require code-sharing platforms to monitor all content that users upload for potential copyright infringement (see the EU Commission’s proposed Article 13 of the Copyright Directive). The proposal is aimed at music and videos on streaming platforms. However, the way it’s written captures many other types

How We Reverse Engineered the Cuban “Sonic Weapon” Attack – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/semiconductors/devices/how-we-reverse-engineered-the-cuban-sonic-weapon-attack Throughout last year, mysterious ailments struck dozens of U.S. and Canadian diplomats and their families living in Cuba. Symptoms included dizziness, sleeplessness, headache, and hearing loss; many of the afflicted were in their homes or in hotel rooms when they heard intense, high-⁠pitched sounds shortly before falling ill. This article tells the story how

uCameraCube – Hackster.io

https://www.hackster.io/delmans/ucameracube-c64263 Need for a custom camera module. Check out this intetesting looking project. uCameraCube is a parametric camera module build using OpenSCAD uCube library. It is build with Raspberry Pi and Raspberry Pi camera and comes in three versions, which vary in the type of optics used. Thin Lens version M12 Lens version T-Mount version

Google’s Song Maker

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/02/googles-song-maker-experiment-makes-making-songs-easy/ Google has added a new instrument to its Chrome Music Lab: Song Maker. Song Maker allows you to make songs. Everything happens in the browser. Song Maker is essentially an easy to use sequencer that lets you draw melodies in the browser. You are able to define a sequence of notes using a chessboard