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Topic: A tactile music device for your fingertips (Read 1 time) previous topic - next topic

Jul 31, 2017, 10:54 am Last Edit: Jul 31, 2017, 11:02 am by touchmysound
Fingerscan: music at your fingertips



This project is a tactile music wearable: 10 vibration motors (the same found in cellphones) are to be attached to fingernails. This device can be used to produce patterns for meditation/body consciousness, tactile music, 1-to-1 performances, music for deaf people, tactile communication systems, augmentation of perception (e.g. feeling the same sensation under a performing pianist's skin), possible medical applications…



Realized as the last work in the frame of the research project touchmysound, in 2016, this prototype of a wearable tries to translate the musical elements to a tactile level. While sound is totally absent here, the focus is on the spatialization of the tactile sensation.

Funny video.
More info, schematics and code.



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