[PD] Re: [PD-announce] new [hid] release + simple mapping objects
hans at eds.org
Tue Nov 23 17:06:28 CET 2004
What kind of Wacom do you have? I have tried one and it didn't work
since it wasn't using the HID Manager API which [hid] uses. Therefore,
I haven't been able to test with tablets. I might try to borrow one
from someone else to see if it will work.
I just got a P5 glove, so its on the TODO list.
On Nov 23, 2004, at 10:05 AM, patrick wrote:
> a quick question hans, how are you doing? :)
> i want to thank you for hid, i've been waiting for this!
> my wacom tablet is working fine! pressure is there from 0 to 512.
> but when i pressed the middle button of my pen, nothing happen (not
> really important now), just want to let you know.
> question : will it be possible to support the p5 glove. i think
> there's a lot of people (well, 2 or 3 actually...) having the p5 glove
> but no external to use it in pd.
> have a good day hans!
> see ya,
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Hans-Christoph Steiner
> To: pd-announce at iem.kug.ac.at
> Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 4:40 PM
> Subject: [PD-announce] new [hid] release + simple mapping objects
> This version of [hid] fixes the crasher bug when you try to open a
> non-existant device.
> I am currently working on making a suite of objects for mapping
> controller data. I am making a number of objects like [mouse],
> [joystick], etc. which all output range (0 to 1 for axes). Then the
> mapping objects all take data of this range and output 0 to 1 so that
> the data can be easily mapped and scaled to parameters. Included are
> log, square root, and cube root; and exponent, square, and cube; as
> well as a basic smoothing object.
> The overarching idea for these objects is to make clearly defined,
> high-level objects for beginners and for rapid prototyping when using
> external controllers in Pd patches. At least point I am looking for
> ideas, comments, etc. about other possible mapping functions
> "[W]e have invented the technology to eliminate scarcity, but we are
> deliberately throwing it
> away to benefit those who profit from scarcity."
> -John Gilmore
"Computer science is no more related to the computer than astronomy is
related to the telescope."
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