Archive for date: May 18, 2011

A simple LED transmitter, and LED receiver!

May 18, 2011 | electronics, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

Tonight’s 20 minute electronics project was to create a simple transmitter to send music using light. A trivial circuit modulates the current through an LED, and a different LED serves as an (inefficient, and not very good) light sensor. Normally you’d use a selenium photocell or the like, but I couldn’t find one in my […]

The Broadcaster Project, revisited

May 18, 2011 | Tips and Tricks, Video, Web Development, Web Programming | By: Mark VandeWettering

One year ago today, I first published a link to The Broadcaster Project, a site which had several tips on using command line tools such as ffmpeg to assemble videos. I use a similar technique to do my more recent videos: I take the raw footage from the camera and resize it, denoise it, and […]