An Interactive Musical Exhibit Based on Infrared Sensors
This paper deals with the description of the design of an exhibit for controlling real-time audio synthesis with a wireless, IR-based interface. Researching new way for playing and real-time controlling electronic music is today’s hot topic in the computer music field. The goal of this specific project consists of an enjoyable, robust and reliable exhibit that gives the possibility to constantly operate with young users (especially children) and, more in general, non-expert people. Our effort has been focused to carefully design the hardware/software project, in a way that the final user will interact only with non-critical parts of the system.
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