Haptic Drumstick

Edgar Berdahl
Sept, 2007

I programmed a PHANTOM robotic arm to behave like a drumstick.

The stylus is the drumstick. In a special mode, the dynamics are modified in a physically intuitive manner so that playing drum rolls single-handedly is easy.


Basic explanation using slides:

Paper containing more theory:

Websites for related conference papers:

To Edgar Berdahl's Web Page

To Julius O. Smith III's Web Page