[PD] Converting colours to sound

Alan Brooker alan.brooker2010 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 22:20:47 CEST 2015

Greetings Ant!

Perhaps try looking at  [pix_mean_color] object? Attached is a patch that
I've cleaned up- it just extracts RGA values from loaded video then unpacks
them for 3 [osc~] objects-crude but could be starting point I hope



On Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 3:51 PM, Antonio Roberts <antonio at hellocatfood.com>

> I've been studying the work of Neil Harbisson for awhile and I'm
> looking to try and replicate in part the functionality of his eyeborg
> using Pure Data. I have already built a simple patch to convert pixels
> to sound but now I want to expand on it. Here's my initial research:
> http://www.hellocatfood.com/sonification-studiespixel-waves/
> Colours don't directly relate to sound and so Harbisson and others
> must use a scale to assign colours to sounds. Some initial research
> brought these up:
> http://blogs.plos.org/neuroanthropology/files/2014/03/Harbisson-The-Sound-of-Colors-TED.jpg
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16681630
> http://www.lunarplanner.com/Harmonics/planetary-harmonics.html
> http://www.flutopedia.com/sound_color.htm
> Can anyone think of a way to translate this into pd? In the end I
> would like to be able to display a block of colour on screen and have
> that generate a specific note.
> Any help is appreciated.
> Antonio
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