Andrew Duff is a sound artist who’s work revolves around exploring reactive and interactive multimedia, experimental analogue and digital audio systems, and various forms of old and new media artefacts.
Andrew has worked at the University of Sussex since 2006 as a Digital Media Teaching Fellow, where he has also organised the Brighton Modular Meet with the support of the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts and the Department of Media, Film and Music.
The Vectrex is a vector based domestic games console manufactured between 1982 and 1984. With some basic modifications the unit can take audio inputs to directly draw on the screen of the console.
Ben F. Laposky is credited with making the first computer graphics, and, using an oscilloscope, created Electronic Abstractions he called 'oscillons' in the early 1950s.
Steve Rutt and Bill Etra developed their 'Rutt/Etra Video SynthesizeR' system in the early 1970s, this is an analog computer for video raster manipulation.
My how to modify your Vectrex for audio inputs pdf can be found here.
Scroll down for further examples of my own experiments.