Blind beethoven Project

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  • video demos at:
    http://vimeo.com/12126176
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Blind beethoven Project

  1. 1. a musical story for the web
  2. 2. Social interaction – via music  Music one of the oldest form of expressing feelings  Music is social, available on web and on various portable devices  "from social computing and social objects to social environments" @neb #futr (via @thinkerlondon)
  3. 3. Rock band and Guitar Hero
  4. 4. “Close encounters of the third kind” 1977
  5. 5. Blind Beethoven Project  Based on Processing language  Based on open source hardware Arduino  The result is a portable easy to use system based on open source and open hardware
  6. 6. Blind Beethoven Project  at first: a device built to assist visually impaired users, to operate a computer, through the use of music.  wants to be: a flexible system we can use to build our own social musical - games, applications or new interactions
  7. 7. Blind Beethoven Project
  8. 8. What is Processing ?  Data Visualization programming language  Built on top of Java  Can do 2d and 3d  Many libraries (manipulate video, images, audio)
  9. 9. What is an Arduino ?  A hardware and software platform for prototyping electronics  Low entry barrier allows programmers to interact with the real world
  10. 10. Blind Beethoven at work

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