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---Sound Synthesis---

Pure Data
Pages and links about Pure Data
Notstandskomitee Visual Sequencer System
A new open source audiovisual performance system, creating sounds and sequences from images, either stored, fetched from internet or webcam.
Minicomputer Synthesizer
free opensource software synthesizer for Linux by Malte Steiner
Alsa Modular Synthesizer
Recently Steiner became involved into the development of the open source softwaresynthesizer AMS for Linux.
csound
site with information and hints on csound
3Klang Linux synthesizer
3 Klang is a nice subtractive softwaresynthesizer for Linux made by Malte Steiner
MacOSX software synthesizer
An old article showing the transition from Windows to Mac OSX. Meanwhile we feel alienated by Apple too and migrated to Linux anyway, leaving the constrains behind.
Machines
section about hardware synthesizers and other studio equipment


---3D Engine---

work in progress, the beginning
Article from 2000 on the first experiments with realtime 3D
GPGPU, the future
Choosing a 3D engine
Article about the process of choosing a free open source 3D engine


---Education and Ressources---

Raspberry Pi research
Realtime visuals with Panda3D
Tutorial to show how to control the Panda3D engine via OSC messages
Blender as batch processor
Blender can be used as an image batch processor
3D with Max/MSP Jitter
workshop in German about OpenGL with Max/MSP Jitter, hold 27.6.2003 at the class multimedial composition of Prof. Georg Hajdus at der Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hamburg
Wings 3D modelling
A 4 part tutorial on modelling with the free open source modeller Wings 3D inklusive UV mapping.
ARToolkit
Tips and tricks for ARToolkit. While it is a powerful and easy to use library for programming Augmented Reality applications, the setup is not that convenient. This page helps with getting started on Linux.
preparing netbook
some hints about preparing a netbook to run an art installation
Sound Synthesis

Pure Data

Notstandskomitee Visual Sequencer System

Minicomputer Synthesizer

Alsa Modular Synthesizer

csound

3Klang Linux synthesizer

MacOSX software synthesizer

Machines

3D Engine

work in progress, the beginning

GPGPU, the future

Choosing a 3D engine

Education and Ressources

Raspberry Pi research

Realtime visuals with Panda3D

Blender as batch processor

3D with Max/MSP Jitter

Wings 3D modelling

ARToolkit

preparing netbook