It might sound like yet another “omg new features in the experimental build” post…but it just goes to show you how much new and powerful tools are coming down the pipeline. Not only are there totally new features, there are a lot of quality of life improvements to heavily used workflows.
It can be difficult to create visual effects with a sensor's depth map when it's full of walls, floors, and ceilings. With many of the new operators in TouchDesigner focused on working with point clouds, there are effective new techniques we can use with only a handful of operators.
Custom Depth Map from Kinect & RealSense Point Clouds in TouchDesigner
The new experimental release of TouchDesigner now includes DAT syntax highlighting for the TouchDesigner languages python, GLSL, JSON, XML, all inside the DAT Viewer. In addition, there are also options for custom zooming.
Look into the Latest DAT Viewer
The Touchdesigner Roundtable Berlin has been and will be the meeting point for creatives and developers that work with the visual development platform TouchDesigner as well as everybody that is curious about the world of interactive media art and the people behind it.
TouchDesigner Roundtable Berlin XI
After working through initial concepts and tools in the previous Flex-focused video, you’re probably ready to start working with the realistic particle-based fluid simulations that Nvidia Flex is known for.
Nvidia Flex Emitter and Collision Basics in TouchDesigner
INFRATONAL is the audiovisual project of Parisian multidisciplinary artist Louk Amidou who uses hand gesture to perform both music and visuals in the most mesmerizing compositions while exploring the links between the human and the algorithms.
Exploring Humanized Algorithmic Art with INFRATONAL
We saw the look in concerts, on Instagram, Tumblr, maybe even pinned it on Pinterest. Now let’s create the glowing Vaporwave look in Notch! This is a beginner-friendly tutorial where we use Raytracing and RT Mirror reflection to create a reflective water effect.
Vaporwave Ocean Frame Tunnel in Notch
The new experimental release of TouchDesigner brought with it a slew of exciting changes — a newly implemented Vulkan graphics API, high DPI panel rendering, native VST support, and the list goes on!
A look at the all new Text COMP
With the new release TouchDesigner supporting VSTs, you may be imaging (or drooling!) over which VSTs you might turn to first. But if you’re new to audio production and VSTs in general, you might not see a lot of the excitement or know what plugins might give you the most bang for buck.