[Tutor] Hardware input

Daniel Yoo dyoo@hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Tue, 23 Jan 2001 00:04:39 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 22 Jan 2001, Matthias Hager wrote:

> How do you receive input from hardware? Can python do it directly? Say
> I want to make a cd song player, can python do this and how? Or using
> microphone, printer, scanner, etc..

Hmmm... I'm not sure if there's a uniform way of doing all of
this.  There are modules available that let you fiddle with sound and

For example:

is a link to the ALPY library --- it lets you play sound in 3 dimensions.  

You may want to browse through the Vaults of Parnassus and see what
kind of multimedia packages are out there:


I hope this helps!