• Human-Translated Fact Sheets and Video
  • Large Print
Category: Fine Motor Disabilities

Computer Interface Music Maker

AbleData does not produce, distribute or sell any of the products listed on this website, but we provide you with information on how to contact manufacturers or distributors of these products. If you are interested in purchasing a product, you can find companies who sell it below.

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To develop a computer interface that tracks the movement of a user’s head, allowing them to produce electronic sounds and compose music on a virtual keyboard. Working with a team of musicians and programmers; Zane Van Dusen, Rensselaer Polytech Institute senior, creates a device to be used by individuals with severe mobility disabilities. This prototype allows individuals with severe mobility disabilities to express his or her creativity through music. The user lines his or herself up with a camera, and as the head bobs, software determines the X and Y coordinates and translate the information into which note to be played or trigger a specific sound. TITLE: Student co-develops head bangin' music maker. AUTHOR: Darren Murph. WEBSITE: Engadget.com REF: http://www.engadget.com/2007/05/20/student-co-develops-head-bangin-music....

Available

Price Check
as of: 
10/27/2009
Additional Pricing Notes: 

Contact manufacturer

 
Processing...


Driving Walking/Biking Public Transit  Get Directions