Hair MIDI Instrument
Running fingers through hair is a human behavior that can be mapped to a string instrument. Using an Arduino, a capacitive touch sensor breakout board,, and conductive thread, hair play becomes a string orchestra.
Course: Tangible Interaction
Brief: Make a device to control playback of synthesized or pre-recorded music using MIDI. Your device will send MIDI messages to another device which will play the music.
Role: UX, Arduino code, fabrication,
Created in collaboration with the insanely talented Sandy Hsieh.