[PD] GEM and video synthesis

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Mon Nov 22 08:56:18 CET 2004

Paris Treantafeles wrote:
> hello all,
> i'm very new to pd and gem.
> i've gone through a gem tutorial and get the idea of some of what can be 
> done with respect to manipulating images, movie clips, and 3d.
> what i'm wondering is about is using gem to create patches closer to 
> analog video synthesis.
> a friend and i work on this type of equipment, analog signal generators, 
> pulse generators, etc. and create video images on tv screens.
> i'm curious to find a software solution and wondering if gem is the way 
> to go.
> if anyone has some experience with this, i would appreciate any links to 
> info or patches.

there are 2 completely different things that come to my mind:

1) a 3D-shape synthesizer as described by Glasner: this was presented at 
the pd04 for Gem by jamie

2) using ("audio") signals for video-data (2D): have a look at the 
[pix_sig2pix~] and [pix_pix2sig~] objects.


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