Sound Conducting Jelly Lets You Create Touch-Sensitive Musical Instruments
French student designers mash create an interactive music game that mixes basic chemistry with technology.
French design students Raphaël Pluvinage and Marianne Cauvard have created a very interesting blend of touch technology and jelly that can potentially be a big hit among high school science laboratories. Noisy Jelly, described by the team, is a game where the player has to cook and shape his own musical material, based on colored jelly.
The student or gamer will mold his own jelly (regardless of size) with water, agar agar powder, and a color associated with a particular sound (such as bass or melody). The jelly shape can then be placed on the game board, and by touching the shape in varying regions, the gamer can trigger different sounds.