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Check out this awesome light-controlled synth “harp.” The builder explains:

The harp is connected to the impOSCar VSTi software synthesizer, the TAOS sensor array sits on the floor in it’s own stand. The array above the harp i is just made up of fs mirrors for added p’zazz.

Stephen Hobley Photography – Link

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


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  1. Guitar Noize on said:

    very Jean Micheal Jarre!

  2. Steve Hobley on said:

    …it’s funny you say that.

    I shot another vid last night:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCgMsrSaYwY

    Made it all the way to the end of Rendezvous II without goofing up!

  3. Steve Hobley on said:

    For those who asked for it, I just uploaded the first of several “howto” videos.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2f55BbWQlg

  4. very cool Steve! And thanks for responding and adding videos.

  5. It would be sweet if the height of your hand intersecting with the beam would change the pitch or octave of the note.

    Really sweet already though!

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