Hey folks, Thought I'd share something I worked on for my degree at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, Ireland. It's called Radius Music, and consists of a maxbotix ultrasonic distance sensor on a rotating assembly. The readings from the sensor are translated into a puredata patch for sound synthesis, and also into a graph in processing.
Here’s some images of the device:
And the device in operation:
More information/sourcecode at http://hendersonsix.com/#212455/Radius-Music