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 current 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 prototype 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 prototype. Finally, user test results are presented and discussed.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 15th Sound and Music Computing Conference : Sonic Crossings, SMC 2018|
|Editors||Anastasia Georgaki, Areti Andreopoulou|
|Number of pages||8|
|Publisher||Sound and Music Computing Network|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
|Event||15th Sound and Music Computing Conference, SMC 2018 - Limassol, Cyprus|
Duration: 4 Jul 2018 → 7 Jul 2018
|Conference||15th Sound and Music Computing Conference, SMC 2018|
|Period||04/07/2018 → 07/07/2018|
|Series||Proceedings of the 15th Sound and Music Computing Conference: Sonic Crossings, SMC 2018|
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