AudioCubes by Percussa A brief presentation at Brussels Girl Geek Dinner Nov 12th, 2008 Copyright 2008 Percussa BVBA
Percussa and its mission To innovate in the user interface and user experience of professional music technology Founded in October 2004 by Bert Schiettecatte Supported by IWT Vlaanderen Copyright 2008 Percussa BVBA
Traditional pro-audio tools Engineer ... or Musician? Manage technology or make music? Copyright 2008 Percussa BVBA
Just you, your music, and your inspiration Intimacy of musical instruments Copyright 2008 Percussa BVBA Photo of Rolf Lislevand Courtesy of http://soundandsilence.wordpress.com/2006/12/05/a-worthy-worship-4-intimacy/
How do we make music technology more intimate? Intimacy of musical instruments Copyright 2008 Percussa BVBA
AudioCubes = collection of intelligent objects Represent digital information as physical objects Detect relationships between objects Display information through colours AudioCubes Vision Capture hand gestures and movements with high precision Translate object and hand information into musical events on the computer Copyright 2008 Percussa BVBA
How it works Works with professional audio software on your computer, MIDI compatible, high precision and data rate over USB First tangible interface available in the world! Copyright 2008 Percussa BVBA
What's in the box X 2 or 4 AudioCubes X 1 Data DVD X 1 Installation Instructions X 1 USB Cable Copyright 2008 Percussa BVBA
Who is using it Copyright 2008 Percussa BVBA Berklee College of Music Richard Devine Praga Khan (Frame by Frame) Carmen Rizzo Jeff Rona The Pinkertones Simon Mills Canplaywillplay James Bernard Andre Touhey Morley Robertson Steve Baltes (Ashra Tempel) ... Photo by Jan Wuytack
Experience the cubes More information at http://www.percussa.com/ AudioCubes available from the Percussa shop at http://shop.percussa.com/ and local dealers (see website for list) Copyright 2008 Percussa BVBA
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