During one of my classes at Carleton we were tasked with creating an interactive installation a few months ago. Though this project is a bit old now ( before the music visualizations ) I figured it might still be interesting to post as many of the lessons learned in this project were used to better optimize following projects.
Recently I was asked to fill in as a “VJ/video jockey” for a local club this past Friday. Dabbling quite a bit with openFrameworks recently it seemed a natural fit to create an interactive experience, with some controls so that I could still claim to be a VJ and not just a programmer! The following motion detection/sound detection visualizer is what I came up with …