Use AppleScript to control basic functions of PJ-Link enabled Panasonic projectors. Used extensively in Frost/Nixon for projector synchronization with audio elements via QLab (see Show Control Case Study below). All commands are run within QLab using AppleScript cues communicating with
Frost/Nixon, performing now through Saturday, February 17, 2018, features extensive use of media control systems to synchronize audio and camera/video devices. The central device in the video signal chain is the Extron 1616 AV composite matrix switcher. This device inputs
I recently assisted Chris Walker with Holiday Inn at the 5th Avenue Theatre, where I set up a MIDI-controlled relay array for LED/solenoid valve effects in “Let’s Say It With Firecrackers”. As this was rented equipment from the Broadway production (Roundabout
Numerous updates have been made to the repositories at https://www.github.com/kreivalabs. Rather than continually update the printed code in the previous posts, please head over to the git repositories (and follow the page, if you like) to be notified of updates.
NOTE: visit https://www.github.com/kreivalabs for the current code version. UPDATE – additional user prompt to enter the measured distance (in feet) between the reference speaker and delay speaker. This version will round all returned values to two decimal places, for convenience.
Building upon the methods explored here, I’ve been experimenting with using node-red’s Twitter node to interface directly with ruby files in Sonic Pi by means of shell scripting. By creating multiple instances of the Twitter nodes in a single flow,
Using QLab 3, Left Coast Mac programmed a continuous video wall controller for Axon’s Seattle office lobby. Using event automation via AppleScript and OSC controls to control the startup, running, and shutdown of the video wall on a daily basis,
UPDATE 7/10/17 – Check out the contributed module from Sam Levey, with nodes to control QLab via OSC messages and a node to control node-red from QLab: https://www.npmjs.com/package/node-red-contrib-qlab This eliminates some steps from the method described below. ORIGINAL: Utilizing node-RED,
Make a texting applet for QLab and QDisplay – Created to solve the problem of verbal communication between a mix engineer and wireless engineer during performances. Using AppleScript, QLab and QDisplay, create a non-verbal communication method to allow the A2 to
Controlling Sonic Pi from QLab – Use Sonic Pi to generate pre-show music for your designs. Sonic Pi, created by Sam Aaron at Cambridge University, is a fantastic live-coding music synth utilizing Ruby script and the SuperCollider synth engine. Originally developed for the Raspberry