The basis for any tangible interface that interacts with a computer or electronics is the sensor. Sensors track a change in themselves or the environment and convey this change to the computer in the form of a number. A sensor could track anything from a touch to a stretch or a shake. Using this changing number they output, we can manipulate parameters in a computer. In the case of a musical instrument this could mean the volume, pitch or any number of characteristics that can…Continue Reading “Sensors for Gestural Musical Interfaces”