Locus Sonus Stream Project offers a worldwide network of "open mikes" that permanently stream local soundscapes to a dedicated server. The resulting live audio is used in a large variety of artistic projects. The microphones are installed and maintained by volunteer participants.
The sound map
Using a Raspberry PI
To set up a permanent stream we suggest that you use our OS distribution for Raspberry Pi (mini computer costing around 30€) + a usb sound card and microphone. The PI is silent and uses minimal electricity.
Using your smartphone
Using Pure Data
Another option is to use this Pure Data patch on your home computer (running on Pd-extended).
- Install Pd-extended
- download this folder
- Unzip the file and edit the streambox_config.txt entering your login name.
- Open the simple-stream.pd with Pd extended. It will download details from your account and stream to the server.