Week 2: Interactive Sound and Video

Rather than make the patches downloadable, at this stage I’ll be expecting you to create the patches by looking at the images below. This week, you need to build these patches and then connect them up so that you can trigger changes in the sound and image via the keyboard, and control video using the peak amplitude of an audio signal.

Here’s the week 2 test. This also has the MaxMSPJitter keystroke cribsheet (click for big).

Week2Test

Below, you can see an example of how to use the [key] object to send specific messages.

key

Here’s how to playback a sound, and get the average amplitude (the volume).

peakamp~

And finally, here’s a patch that shows you how to create a basic video playback and manipulation device.

IAP

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