Music 250A Final Project: Vocal Effects Glove
• Will be targeted toward a specific genre of music (right now, playing with the idea of island reggae/Hawaiian jams. • Will try to focus on making one glove with good design and functionality, but may make a backup glove as well (not a right and a left, but two lefts).
Examples of Similar Work
1. The “DIY Arduino Data Gloves” – from How to Get What You Want http://www.kobakant.at/DIY/?p=4639
a. Showcases a great design, and a video demonstrates nice functionality (data feedback of hand movement) to control a range of processes. b. The Gloves Project page (http://theglovesproject.com/category/diy/) has full the instructions on how this glove is made. Includes materials, tools, pattern, sewing instructions, soldering instructions, … , calibrating, programming, going wired or wireless, and integration with software. c. Love the look of these gloves i. The bend sensor connection area looks well protected (ends are covered with neoprene squares) ii. The palm is open (no material), so glove does not get hot, I presume. Good design element, since I was considering a skeleton of a glove for this reason. d. TWO sensors can actually be used for each finger, to register each knuckle bending. I will probably just start with one for each finger and see how the results are.