Category Archives: Cool stuff

Cool things I found that I’d like to share. Software, music videos, visuals etc.

Introducing Sliider – VJing with a web browser

Sliider is a simple yet usable application I’ve created for VJing with webGL and other interactive web based graphics. It works on Mac OSX, Windows and Linux. I am releasing an early preview version that has these features: Embedded Chrome browser. 99% of what works in Chrome will work in Sliider. full screen output A B crossfader Load [...]
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Syphon into the web browser

Yes apparently we can have a Syphon input into the web browser. It is a workaround done via Quicktime. So it has some limitations. The biggest limitation being that we can not use the Syphon input as a texture in WebGL. When I did this I prepared a Syphon client in Quartz Composer and converted [...]
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Here’s a preview of the new set of visuals I am currently working on. Udart – Deep space moves from Udart (Vibeke Bertelsen) on Vimeo.
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My reading list

Thought I’d share this with you. I have a list of blogs related to live visuals and VJing that I follow. Here is a feed that collects the posts from all these blogs. Enjoy…
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Realtime visuals – open up the cage with Syphon

Some beutiful old syphon bottles I had a hard time finding a headline for this post. The thing is that something is happening in the VJ/visuals world that is getting me very excited. That thing is a new technology on the Mac called Syphon. At this point I think only a small circle of programmers and [...]
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Projection mapping on the rise

As visualists have noticed already and known for some time now, projection mapping is cool. And now it seems that this technique is going mainstrem in a big way as it is beginning to be used more and more in commercial contexts. In my city I am noticing more and more outdoor video projections – [...]
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Best music videos 2008

And continuing that theread here is a list of the 10 best music videos according to danish magazine sound venue:
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The most innovative visuals of 2008

Here is a Top10 list of the best concert visuals in 2008: I wish some of these tours would visit Denmark. I might go to the concerts just for the visuals even if I didn’t care for the music.
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Coming up August 2008

Phewww.. I have a very busy but also exciting week ahead of me: Wednesday 20/08: I am going to the Malmö Festival and do some outdoor VJing along with other VJs. I hope to get to chat with some of the others about VJ stuff Friday 22/08: Alex Puddu is playing with his band Bad Boys of [...]
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The Rutt-Etra synthesizer

Here is an interesting clip, showing an old video synthesizer from 1970. The pictures produced are quite blurry and grainy but considering the whole thing is made by completely analogue technology the results are quite fascinating: Here is a contemporery music video that utilises this video synthesizer along with some other classic analogue effects such as [...]
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    Vibeke Bertelsen is a visual artist based in Copenhagen who specializes in motion graphics and video projections for live music and other events. Per 2010 I am a part of the group called Obscura working full time doing large scale visuals and video installations. Contact me on

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