MyoSpat: A hand-gesture controlled system for sound and light projections manipulation

Di Donato, Balandino and Dooley, James and Hockman, Jason and Hall, Simon and Bullock, Jamie (2017) MyoSpat: A hand-gesture controlled system for sound and light projections manipulation. In: Proceedings of the 43rd International Computer Music Conference. Shanghai Conservatory of Music No. 20 FenYang Road, 200031, Shanghai, China, pp. 335-340. ISBN 9780984527465

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Abstract

We present MyoSpat, an interactive system that enables performers to control sound and light projections through hand-gestures. MyoSpat is designed and developed using the Myo armband as an input device and Pure Data (Pd) as an audio-visual engine. The system is built upon human- computer interaction (HCI) principles; specifically, tan- gible computing and embodied, sonic and music interac- tion design (MiXD). This paper covers a description of the system and its audio-visual feedback design. Finally, we evaluate the system and its potential use in exploring em- bodied, sonic and music interaction principles in different multimedia contexts.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: G600 Software Engineering
W300 Music
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > Birmingham Conservatoire
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Computing and Digital Technology > Digital Media Technology
Depositing User: Simon Hall
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2017 10:42
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2017 10:42
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/5412

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