Airpiano: The Touch-Free Musical Instrument [Video]

Airpiano: The Touch-Free Musical Instrument [Video]
Design

The interface allows intuitive interaction with keys and faders by using simple hand gestures.

Emma Hutchings
  • 27 april 2011

This new device is an innovative controller for making music. The Airpiano features a touch-free interface with 8 infrared proximity sensors, enabling users to interact with it using a series of hand gestures. The keys and faders, which can be assigned different functions, reside virtually above the surface and are triggered by positioning your hand over the correct one. The 40 LEDs provide user orientation and visual feedback.

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