Projects

HTML5 Audio with SHOUTcast

Whilst updating the Radio Enfield website, I decided to change our online embedded flash player to a more modern HTML5 audio with SHOUTcast. I have detailed how this was possible below. Getting SHOUTcast to play in HTML5 To create a simple stream with the default browser controls, the only code you’ll need is: <audio controls autoplay> <source src=”http://server:port/;”></source> Unfortunately your browser… Read more →

Raspberry Pi – Full Screen Information Board

At Radio Enfield, The presenters used to read information about upcoming shows from a white board. In today’s age, this is old hat. We now use a dedicated Pi to display a full screen digital information board that automatically updates/refreshes every 5 minutes. What we used: Raspberry Pi – Model B – Running Raspbian OS. DVI Screen connected to the Pi… Read more →

SHOUTcast streaming from a Raspberry Pi

A lot of people have been talking about Raspberry Pis lately so I decided to do some digging of myself. Radio Enfield used to stream their audio from an old Windows desktop computer which had edcast installed to stream the audio input to our Shoutcast server. It worked perfectly well, but the computer itself was unsightly, used up too much… Read more →

Hashtag Lighting – Twitter Controlled Lighting

I have decided to work on a project using Twitter Hashtags to interact with event lighting design. For this project I will use the ENTTEC Open DMX USB serial converter with a Raspberry Pi running OLA (opendmx.net) to process the data from the Twitter API. After a little bit of trial and error, I have managed to get the RPi to… Read more →