Mäki-Patola, Teemu, Laitinen, Juha, Kanerva, Aki, Takala, Tapio

2005

Experiments with Virtual Reality Instruments

In Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME-05). Vancouver, Canada: 11-16.

URL: http://hct.ece.ubc.ca/nime/2005/proc/nime2005_011.pdf

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Electroacoustic Devices Electroacoustic Instruments Gestural Interface Interactive Instruments Virtual Reality

Abstract:

In this paper, the authors introduce and analyse four real-time, gesture-controlled musical instruments that incorporate virtual reality hardware, offering a virtual reality performance experience to the user: the Virtual Xylophone, the Gestural FM Synthesizer, the Virtual Membrane, and the Virtual Air Guitar.