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(Final) Twitter News Network

Materials: Samsung TV 1983 Model No. CT-505LD Made in Korea Polaroid TV/VGA Monitor TV static video file downloaded from Medialink Openframeworks V.007 This project was an opportunity to explore dead and lost technology. In this case, the term technology was applied to anything that was essential to our daily life. From handwriting and speech, to …

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Final Project – First On Twitter (Twitter News Network) – Process IV

Samsung TV 1983 Model No. CT-505LD Made in Korea Polaroid TV/VGA Monitor Openframeworks V.007 In terms of code, unfortunately, the iGrabber did not work with openframeworks and the forum was not helpful to find a way to make it work. I couldn’t get the live TV feed inside the openframeworks sketch. So, I opened up …

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That’s “Phon” pronounced “Fun”

Here’s my progress with the phonetic shorthand keyboard. “Putting the “Phon” in Phonetics”   Here’s a good summary of what’s there

Lost tech project progress

Kate and I have decided to go with themes of broadcasting and who gets a voice. In the days that our vintage radios were made, the radio was the main focus of entertainment ¬†as well as news. Only a select few would get the opportunity to have their voice be heard. Today, with Utube, Vimeo, …

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Final Project – First On Twitter – Process III

Today I went dumpster diving!(photos) My favorite E-waste dumpster had the TV I was looking for! It was all the way in the bottom of the dumpster so I had to dive in! My mom took pictures and helped me get it out. There was a huge wood frame TV set right on top of …

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Final Project – First On Twitter – Part II

Finally! The tweets are coming in and I am able to write them on the screen and the text to speech is reading the text out loud! The next step is now to figure out how to bring in a television signal into openframeworks so that the tweets are displayed on top of live TV. …

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Final Project – First On Twitter – Process Part I

Reviving this project has been very challenging The old sketch does not run on the new version of Openframeworks, and it does not run in the old computer where it was built on either. I am getting all sorts of errors which seem to point to core libraries. First try: Downloaded openframeworks version007 on my …

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Final Project – First On Twitter

For my final project I would like to iterate on a past project where tweets with hashtag breaking news interrupted a video of the news cast. This time I would like to refine the banner where the tweet is displayed as a bubble that covers the mouth of the reporter and use a live TV …

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