Sending & Receiving SMS on Linux

A little while ago I worked on a mixed media theatre production called If There Was A Colour Darker Than Black I’d Wear It. As part of this production I needed to build a system that could send and receive SMS messages from audience members. Today we’re looking at the technical aspects of how to do that using SMS Server Tools.

How OpenNI Nearly Spoiled The Show

So, for the last few months I’ve taken a break from the PhD to do some work for a theatre show for The Border Project, Half Real. There’s a lot of technology in the show. In particular, most of the set is projected, and we are using a Microsoft Kinect to track the actors on … Continue reading How OpenNI Nearly Spoiled The Show

OpenSceneGraph, Dual Screens & TwinView

So some of my work at uni involves programming using OpenSceneGraph. Now, anybody who has used OSG before will know that as powerful as it may be, it is seriously lacking in the documentation department. So, this article describes how to do dual screen graphics on Linux using OpenSceneGraph. First we’ll look at the X … Continue reading OpenSceneGraph, Dual Screens & TwinView