BeatSneaks – MIDI sneakers

Arduino Music

MAKE subscriber Tom, of Hobgob Electronics, writes:

I thought you guys might like to check out my latest project. It’s a pair of musical MIDI-enabled sneakers. You can use them to trigger sounds/samples, or control pretty much anything that you can connect to a computer or Arduino. It’s a relatively straightforward project, and has tons of potential for expansion and modification.

Musical MIDI Shoes

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