haberg at math.su.se
Sun Jun 21 03:41:08 EDT 2009
On 21 Jun 2009, at 06:01, mike clemow wrote:
>> I liked the way oscillators were connected, which is a bit
>> ChucKish. But as
>> for the interface, as one only has two hands usually, perhaps two
>> spacenavigators (or something) might be even more efficient. One
>> needs a
>> method to select or create an item quickly, but then item can be
>> using a usual HID. And then, of course, question is how to make
>> music, and
>> not just sounds out of it.
> yeah, but you're really talking about the application rather than the
> technology. Reactables software give you a way to get orientation and
> position of objects on a table. What you do with it (including
> whether or not you decide to make sound at all with this information)
> is really up to you.
I am really thinking about the usability of the interface for musical
purposes. The Reactable TUI is a little like the Theremin, which is
nice for making cool sounds with, but really hard for playing actual
music (not intending a discussion about "what is music").
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