Singing Fingers for the iPad Connects Touch and Sound

This is AMAZING! What will the brilliant minds at MIT Media Lab think of next? I would love to see this incorporated into a large-format multitouch wall. The guys at Schematic Touch and Monster Media should start playing with this technology right now.


Singing Fingers from jay silver on Vimeo.

"Singing Fingers" is headed by Eric Rosenbaum and Jay Silver of the MIT Media Lab Lifelong Kindergarten group.

Silver explains how it works:
"While you drag your finger across the screen, your voice or any other sounds in the room are turned into colors on the musical canvas. The pitch of your voice is translated into a color, while the loudness of the sound determines the size. If you start on a blank white space you are recording. If you start on a colored space you are replaying. Use up to five fingers to play back many sounds at the same time, forwards, backwards or sideways."

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The Digital Gist: Singing Fingers for the iPad Connects Touch and Sound

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Singing Fingers for the iPad Connects Touch and Sound

This is AMAZING! What will the brilliant minds at MIT Media Lab think of next? I would love to see this incorporated into a large-format multitouch wall. The guys at Schematic Touch and Monster Media should start playing with this technology right now.


Singing Fingers from jay silver on Vimeo.

"Singing Fingers" is headed by Eric Rosenbaum and Jay Silver of the MIT Media Lab Lifelong Kindergarten group.

Silver explains how it works:
"While you drag your finger across the screen, your voice or any other sounds in the room are turned into colors on the musical canvas. The pitch of your voice is translated into a color, while the loudness of the sound determines the size. If you start on a blank white space you are recording. If you start on a colored space you are replaying. Use up to five fingers to play back many sounds at the same time, forwards, backwards or sideways."

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1 Comments:

Blogger jay said...

Hi,
This is a collaboration between Eric Rosenbaum and Jay Silver. Can you please fix the text on your blog post to reflect that collaboration? Thanks!
And thanks for the kind words too!
Jay Silver

July 22, 2010 at 9:36 PM  

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