Program: Intro to Watchout

LPM Live Performers Meeting 2017 Amsterdam
Edition XVIII May 18th - 21st 2017 | Amsterdam
Audio Visual Performing Artists Meeting
May, 18th 2017, 3:00 pm | May, 22nd 2017, 2:00 am
May 18 - 21, 2017
Radion, Amsterdam Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Program: Intro to Watchout

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Intro to Watchout


Duration: 30 min.

Thursday, 18 May 2017 | 15:45 > 16:15 | Main Room Lectures

Intro to Watchout

Watchout is a professional grade video presentation tool for large scale events: sports arenas, concert halls, trade shows. Drag stills, audio and video clips onto a timeline, fly content across any number of displays, edge-blended projectors or LED walls, apply effects and transition in real time.

This workshop will familiarize you with the basics to get you started in Watchout, topics to be covered: setup and basic programming, command and control, 3D and mapping, networking and configuration.



--Network multiple workstations to utilize the full power of their graphics cards: unlimited numbers of possible outputs
--Virtual displays, can be mapped onto 3D geometry
--Drag and drop 3D models into environment: 3DS, OBJ and Collada
--Texture 3D mesh areas independently
--Stereoscopic video and 3D positioning of content
--Multiple timelines for unpredictable live shows
--Virtual displays, useful for mapping pixels onto LED walls managed through external LED wall processor
--Custom blending masks with individual control of the blending curve
--Supports high-end uncompressed video formats such as V210 and Apple ProRes
--Supports low-compression, high-performance codecs such as HAP, HAP Alpha and HAP Q
--Play uncompressed image sequences at full resolution and framerate from fast SSD hard drive
--Supports dynamic images from HTML5-based content
--Pre-visualization of the stage presentation environment


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