Interaction techniques for musical performance with tabletop tangible interfaces

  title={Interaction techniques for musical performance with tabletop tangible interfaces},
  author={James Patten and Benjamin Recht and Hiroshi Ishii},
  booktitle={Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology},
We present a set of interaction techniques for electronic musical performance using a tabletop tangible interface. Our system, the Audiopad, tracks the positions of objects on a tabletop surface and translates their motions into commands for a musical synthesizer. We developed and refined these interaction techniques through an iterative design process, in which new interaction techniques were periodically evaluated through performances and gallery installations. Based on our experience… CONTINUE READING
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