Tutorials - Scripting, Sensors and Interfacing

These advanced tutorials are your guide using Isadora with computer sensing equipment, third party applications, and even computer code.

Using the Wii Remote with Isadora (macOS)
The Nintendo Wii Remote is a wireless sensory device that can be used in conjunction with Isadora to sense movement or to trigger actions using one of its ...
Fri, Oct 8, 2021 at 6:13 PM
Using Spout FFGL Video Sharing on Windows
by Ryan Webber What is Spout? Spout is a video (texture) sharing framework for Windows. It allows the sharing of video between applications in much the s...
Wed, May 19, 2021 at 3:13 PM
How to Use a Mobile Phone as a Live Input for Isadora!
Mobile devices are the definitive everyday technology, and many artists are integrating smartphones in their performance and installation works. This tutori...
Wed, May 19, 2021 at 3:16 PM
Skeleton Tracking in Isadora 3 with OpenNI Tracker
The new OpenNI Tracker Actor and Skeleton Decoder Actors fully integrate body tracking into Isadora 3. Once you’ve installed the plugins, there is ...
Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 8:58 PM
Interfacing Isadora and Zoom meetings on Windows
NOTE: These instructions are for Isadora 3. As of Zoom version 5.0.2 there is no built-in method of connecting an Isadora video output as a source in Zoom....
Mon, Jun 14, 2021 at 11:39 AM
Control Ableton Live Sessions With MIDI
by Ryan Webber Live Sessions Ableton Live offers a powerful audio performance interface called sessions. You can utilize the power of Ableton sessions by ...
Wed, May 19, 2021 at 3:18 PM
Control Isadora From Ableton Live with MIDI
by Ryan Webber This article will discuss how MIDI can be sent from Ableton Live to Isadora when running on a single computer, and how this MIDI might be us...
Mon, Jun 14, 2021 at 11:41 AM
Using Virtual MIDI Ports
by Ryan Webber Send MIDI Between Applications  Sending MIDI messages between software applications running on the same system requires a virtual MIDI port...
Wed, May 19, 2021 at 3:20 PM
Controlling QLab Using Isadora Via OSC
Be sure to also check out:  Our Knowledgebase article on the subject of controlling Isadora with QLab using OSC More information about QLab's OSC ca...
Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 4:30 PM
Using the RTMP Streamer Actor
The RTMP Streamer actor allows you to stream video and audio to services like YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, and more.  This article is a quick start guide th...
Sun, Oct 24, 2021 at 9:20 PM