Gloves of Shaolin

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Project Summary

 written by Jason Sadural (jsadural@ccrma.stanford.edu)
 comments and suggestions always welcomed

This particular style of martial arts can be traced fourteen hundred years ago to the Shaolin Temple in the Hunan Province of China. There monks taught Shaolin kung fu to many students who then traveled to other countries spreading this fighting system. Shaolin kung fu was based on the movements of five animals; dragon, tiger, snake, leopard, and the crane. The Gloves of Shaolin is an interactive instrument that communicates through OSC with PD. The purpose of the gloves is to be able to understand which animal style(mode) the user is imitating and be able to produce sounds according to Shaolin Katas. Each style will be able to throw virtual projectiles that will move audially in space and have mass.

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