Laser harp

Computers & Mobile Music

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

10 thoughts on “Laser harp

  1. Guitar Noize says:

    very Jean Micheal Jarre!

  2. Steve Hobley says:

    …it’s funny you say that.

    I shot another vid last night:

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

  3. Steve Hobley says:

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

  4. z says:

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

  5. James says:

    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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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance 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 to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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