A DIY Rig for Live Video Zooming and Mixing

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VJ Anomolee put together this DIY video toolset that provides live, touchscreen video mixing. The rig uses a cheap HDMI touchscreen tablet, an Arduino with Ethernet and a Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio switcher. Explains Create Digital Motion, "This is an all-in-one video toolset that would be hard to get any other way, just the rig you need for professional, live-ready output that won’t have you projecting awful blue screens and desktop images and the like in the middle of a gig. It’s an all-mixing, all-zooming, all-previewing matrix, something that could be as essential to visualists as a proper audio interface and direct boxes are in a big live music gig."

Read more here and watch how it works below.



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