Music-Sensory Substitution Bits

26 May 2017 Benjamin Petry EPD Musical Information Feedback

PhD Student
Benjamin Petry, Augmented Human Lab, Engineering Product Development
 
Supervisor
Suranga Nanayakkara, Assistant Professor, Augmented Human Lab, Engineering Product Development


Producing music on an instrument requires the performer to compare and evaluate the sound created with that intended. This becomes a challenging task for people with hearing loss.
 
Music-Sensory-Substitution (MuSS) Bits are small wireless sensor-display pairs that provide real-time feedback on sound coming from various audio sources.
 
MuSS-Bits translate audio signals into visual and vibrotactile feedback, providing additional feedback to the performer about the musical sounds he or she produces.

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