VOSIS by Ryan McGee (iPad)
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Released: Jan 10, 2014
Version: 1.1.1
Size: 30 MB
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VOSIS

Ryan McGee
VOSIS is a synthesizer that uses scanned synthesis of greyscale image pixel data from photos or live video input. It is also a tool for image audification/sonification and visual music performance.

Visit www.imagesonification.com for technical details and demo video.

- Simply touch anywhere on an image to play sounds with the ADSR envelope
- Toggle LOOP and double-tap to add a looped region
- 8 voice polyphony (5 touch regions and 3 looped regions)
- Press IMG to select new image from photo library
- Press CAM to use live video and toggle between front and rear cameras
- PAN toggle enables stereo panning depending on horizonal image position
- LEVEL modifies the brightness of pixels and MASK is a level bit-reduction
- CUTOFF provides low-pass and high-pass filters
- THRESH filter is useful to accentuate differences between image regions
- SCAN RATE changes the ammout of time corresponding to an image region
- BACKGROUND controls the opacity of the source image, no effect on sound
- Double-tap the upper-right corner to show/hide the GUI
- VIBRATO uses the accelerometer’s roll to modulate frequency
- REVERB toggles a Lexicon emulation reverb mix and decay
- TUNING creates major or minor chords with multiple touch voices
- 2 finger left/right and up/down gesture control of filters anywhere on screen
- Projector output for instant visual music performance
- Audiobus Support: please use buffer size of 512 for optimum performance

VOSIS = Voice of Sisyphus Image Sonification
- Software by Ryan Michael McGee | www.ryanmcgee.com
- “Voice of Sisyphus” is an artwork by George Legrady | www.georgelegrady.com
- Created with ofxUI by Reza Ali | www.syedrezaali.com

© 2013-2016 Ryan Michael McGee

What's new in version 1.1.1
Orientation Fixes for iOS 9
Up to 5 Touch Regions
Faster Front/Rear Camera Switching
Screenshot #1
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