Streaming a Window Without Hardware

Given what OBS does (screen grab and encode) it would seem that there should be a simple way to capture a window and create a local video stream from it. This could then be viewed remotely served from your home PC, or used as an input in the composition for a stream scene.

This is clearly done using a HW video capture device, but that is expensive and given everything is already digital, seems like an odd detour.

An example use case for this is if you were using a separate Windows laptop of tablet for drawing and wanted to be able include it in a Twitch stream. Web cameras do this and use the RTSP protocol. So I went looking for a simple way to set this up on a new machine.

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HCI Controller for a Simple Game

For a university project on HCI and Unity games coding in C# I decided to 3D Print a Steering Wheel controller and to modify the game so that it focussed on the rotational input of the wheel.

A picture of the Steering wheel over the top of the Xbox controller

Even the ball bearings were 3D printed. I was very pleased with the print quality for this.

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