Leap Motion DJ - Final Presentation

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Human-centered design project on applying next-generation gestural controls to live music DJing.

Check us out online at http://leapmotionpirates.tumblr.com/ and our video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=YG36BKgeGBM

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Leap Motion DJ - Final Presentation

  1. 1. LEAP MOTION PROJECT Josh Stroud, Howard Wu, Aditya Desai
  2. 2. THE DISK JOCKEY EXPERIENCE • Next-generation Gestural Control Interface • Intuitive Command of Music • Engage the DJ with the Audience • Expand the Creativity of Live Performances
  3. 3. USER RESEARCH • Conducted Interviews: • How did you start mixing? What was the learning process? • Walk us through a set, from start to finish. • What tools do you use when you DJ? Hardware/Software? • What do you like and dislike about current tools? Frustrations?
  4. 4. FEEDBACK • DJing is not a live experience; impression of “pressing play” • User interfaces are complicated; “whole row of 20 different knobs” • Cost of hardware is too much for amateurs
  5. 5. DJ SOFTWARE BENCHMARKING • Compared to iPad Apps • • Open-Source DJ Software • • Traktor DJ Mixxx Current Leap Motion Implementations • DJ Hero
  6. 6. FUNCTIONS Multi-Track Cue Points Control of Sound System Visual Waveriding Control Light Setup Control Basic DJ Functionality Leap Motion to MIDI Gestural Control of SFX Keyboard Drum Pad SuperDJ Interface Multi-Track v2 Tree Diagram Interface Prosumer Model Consumer Model Visual Track Selection
  7. 7. WIREFRAMING
  8. 8. PROTOTYPING
  9. 9. FINAL PROJECT
  10. 10. “THE JOURNEY IS THE REWARD”

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