SketchyTuna: Exploring A Design For Screenless Creativity

Antonio Stella, Baldur Kampmann, Nikolaj Villefrance Møller, Martin Borisov Minovski, Martin Lennart Wendelboe Maunsbach, Daniel Overholt, Vanessa Carpenter

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In this paper we explore the idea of transforming a portable speaker into an interactive music sketch pad using low and high fidelity prototyping. We present research into the cur- rent state of the art of musical sketch pads and specify the requirements for a new concept based on pressure-sensitive conductive fabric. We developed a virtual prototype and subjected it to user testing. Results from the user test led to the design and implementation of a high fidelity proto- type based on a single-board computer with an additional audio interface communicating with a custom embedded MIDI controller. A real-time, loop-based musical software platform was developed as part of the high fidelity proto- type. Finally, user test results are presented and discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 15th Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC2018)
PublisherSound and Music Computing Network
Publication date1 Jul 2018
ISBN (Electronic)978-9963-697-30-4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2018
Event15th International Sound & Music Computing Conference - Limassol, Cyprus
Duration: 4 Jul 2018 → …


Conference15th International Sound & Music Computing Conference
Period04/07/2018 → …
SeriesProceedings of the Sound and Music Computing Conference

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