OpenKinect-powered virtual floor piano

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Or desk piano, for that matter. No actual keyboard required. Gotta say, choosing Thelonious Monk or whomever that is riffing away on the soundtrack is a bit disingenuous, as the virtual keyboards shown in the infrared footage don’t even have semitone keys. According to YouTuber petermmoz’s first comment, however, the software does actually include the “black” keys; they’ve just turned them off to make it easier for beginners to play. All backseat video-production aside, this is way, way cool. Nice work, guys! [via Boing Boing]


2 thoughts on “OpenKinect-powered virtual floor piano

  1. Anonymous says:

    That’s commendable.Funny video,LOL!!!

    Hardwood Flooring

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