—– In collaboration with Mike Milazzo —–
Tap shoes that create any sound imaginable.
Pressure sensors feel for taps and send that info to the computer.
Music software like Garageband recognizes it as an instrument.
~ MAKING TUNE TAPS ~
Mike and I are both dancers, and we found that we had the same dream: to make music with our feet. Using sensors that communicate with the computer, we can choose any software instrument to make our sounds! The project was a wonderful exploration of wireless technology – we moved from a wired prototype to bluetooth to Xbee radios.
Below is a summary of our process. We also blogged about our experience.