Entertainment Technology

Four channel DMX-512 light dimmer

I happened to find this AnyTronics 4 channel dimmer thrown out as trash. It looks looks like Anytronics wall mounted dimmer 4 x 10 A that someone has adapted to become rack mounted and moved the DMX-512 address selection switches outside the device. I expected that Anytronics DP410 dimmer pack installation instructions would be about

Eurovision Diary 2016

Eurovision Diary 2016 at  http://m-m-pr.com/index.php/eurovision-diary-2016 is an interesting technical blog how this year’s Eurovision song contest show was built. There were lots of video,lights and other special effects technology in use. And here is a funny bonus video: Måns Zelmerlöw and Petra Mede find out how to create the perfect Eurovision Song Contest songs

360 degree videos craze

Remember when 3D TV was hot some years ago and then interest in it faded. Now we have a new craze: virtual reality glasses and 360 degree video on then. YouTube Developing Live 360-Degree Video Capability as it seeks to extend its lead in virtual reality with live immersive broadcasts. The virtual reality video production

VGA signal generation hacks

This is continuation to Interesting VGA hacks hacks posting. Interesting VGA hacks hacks was concentrated on using VGA card for nontraditional uses, this posting on the other hand concentrates on generating VGA signals with other hardware than VGA graphics card. It seems that modern microcontrollers are well suited to display information on analog VGA monitors:

Christmas lights hacking ideas

It is time to set up Christmas lights if you have not already done that. You can set up traditional lights or go to high tech direction with Internet of Things twist (leading finally to Internet of Christmas Lights). If you are interested on the high-tech approach is a good idea to read the tips