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A Ring To Control Your Software: The Hot Hand Wireless MIDI Controller

shockleewebpic_hothandmidicontrollerThis cool new ring device from Source Audio is a wireless USB MIDI controller with a motion-sensing accelerometer that you can use to control your DAW or live-performance software while creating in the studio or performing live.

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Beatboxing Man + Machine: Watch Humanelectro’s Sigma Project

shockleewebpic_humanelectroUsing MIDI gloves paired up with a Leap Motion Controller and armed with a curious tech crew Japanese beatboxer Ryo Fujimoto is using his body to master the new digital arts by becoming a human interface.

Electrical signals radiate from the body of Ryo Fujimoto via the various sensors that are connected to his face, arms, and hands. These sensors track heart rate, muscle movement, and finger positions in real-time. The data is then converted directly into audio and visuals, thereby allowing the expressive unification of man and machine, and the birth of “Σ [SIGMA]“.

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The Leap Motion Controller Might Soon Replace Your Mouse

If you thought Microsoft’s Kinect was cool, here comes the next frontier of gestural technology. The Leap Motion Controller is a motion-control software and USB connected hardware piece that plugs into your computer to allow physical human/computer interaction.

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Imogen Heap Explains & Demonstrates Her Musical Controller Gloves

Imogen Heap explains the controller gloves that she’s developed to use as a human interface for her live performances in this newly released video from her presentation at a 2012 Wired Magazine event. The hybrid controller/instrument gloves are controlled via gestural user interface, hacked Xbox Kinect and Ableton. Via a series of learned gestures, she can loop, sample, control instruments, reverb, pitch and the like.

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The V Motion Project: Music Made Through Movement With Kinect + Ableton

Take a look at this very cool performance project using Kinect and Ableton that was brought together by Assembly, creative agency in New Zealand.

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Your Future Smart Home Could Be Something Like This

Openarch is a real prototype of a smart home. The first home designed from scratch to incorporate a digital layer connecting the house and its elements to the Internet. Its inhabitants lead a new digital and connected life. It is flexible and thanks to its ability to transform, it can adapt to any condition that the user requires.

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