Fun & Games Music Technology


Gijs Gieskes is a Dutch hacker and circuit-bender who’s built this automated kaleidoscope machine with interchangeable optics barrels. He uses it to create visuals for his GameBoy music concerts.

Camera Sequencer 1 – [via] Link

6 thoughts on “Optics sequencer for 8-bit concert accompaniment

  1. Yeah, but the pictures are different and now there’s a video.

    I have to admit, when I started watching the video (without reading anything else), I thought this was a pretty stupid and pointless gadget, but when I realized it was integrated with the camera for real-time graphics and saw the really cool results toward the end of the video, I was really impressed. Very cool.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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