This week a new electronic music application called Muse has been unveiled that has been designed to use the gesture control Leap Motion technology to enable users to create music simply using hand gestures in front of the Leap Motion sensor.
The Leap Motion Muse App has been created jointly by musician BT and Dr. Richard Boulanger of the Berklee College of MusicAnd has been designed to enable you to create and perform your own ambient music by simply moving your hands in the air.
The Leap Motion gesture control sensor offers Kinect style gesture controls for computers systems but with much more enhanced and accurate sensitivity enabling users to make smaller more structured gestures which can be recognised by the system.Watch the videos below to learn more about the Leap Motion Muse application.
The Leap Motion Muse App is one of 200+ applications currently available in the Airspace store and is available for Mac OS X 10.7 and later for $9.99. Muse App features Include :
• Hover over cubes to select them; then open your fingers to trigger and play them.
• Move your hands closer to the screen to control the timbre, panning, echo, and reverberation of the sounds you have triggered.
• Swipe in either direction to bring up additional ChordSets, Ambiences, Drones, and Drums.
• Choose from three SoundSets, each with unique Chords, Drones, Drums and Natural Sounds.
• Turn on AutoMuse and play along with or just listen to our intelligent composing system as Muse creates and performs on her own.
• Adjust the Mix and EQ on the Slider Screen.
• Transpose, on the fly, to any key and play along with your friends or other musical pieces.
• Create interesting and complex drum grooves by layering simple rhythmic patterns.
• Record and AutoSave your compositions and performances.
• Hover over the Menu or Transposition icons to reveal and select from the many program options.
• All options and commands are selectable through hand-motions or from the ASCII keyboard.
For more information on the new Muse App jump over to the AirSpace website for details.
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