Monthly Archives: June 2009

Invisible Gestural Synth Interface – XBox?

. I June 2009, Microsoft revealed “Project Natal” at E3 expo, a 3D virtual game interface running from multiple cameras and no hardware to touch or hold.  While all the buzz has been about Natal as a game interface – … Continue reading

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Alternate Midi Controller: tuist

Here’s a very interesting alternate midi interface:  “tuist – transformable uber interface for stardom“.  Designed by NYU student Rui P. G. Pereira.  No keyworks or strings, this controller works via squeezing, turning, and shaking.  Yes, there are some buttons on … Continue reading

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LED/Acrylic Electric Guitars

Here are two custom designed and hand made electric guitars by KevinW that mix super bright LEDs, acrylic plastic, wood, aluminum, and FET Booster electronics to yield great sound with killer looks.  These are truly hand made guitars, including the … Continue reading

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VAX77 Folding Keyboard from Infinite Response

This is an example of awesome engineering from Infinite Response.   The VAX77 is a professional grade keyboard controller with integral synth and librarian, yet it folds in half for easy transport.  Output is MIDI and USB simultaneously.  This looks … Continue reading

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LED Imaging comes to bicycle wheels

You’ve seen this on car hubcaps, but now it’s moved to bicycle wheels – LED imaging utilizing persistence of vision to turn the rotating wheel into a LED display screen. . . From their web postings, we quote: MonkeyLectric releases … Continue reading

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World’s Oldest Recorded Sounds

We have been fascinated to listen to the world’s oldest recorded sounds. Researchers David Giovannoni and Patrick Feaster, both working on behalf of FirstSounds.org, have published research and audio playback files of what is believed to be the oldest recordings … Continue reading

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