Music of the Spheres – From Prototyping to Product Realization

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Niemeläinen, Ilkka
dc.contributor.author Luhtala, Matti
dc.date.accessioned 2014-02-17T08:06:11Z
dc.date.available 2014-02-17T08:06:11Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/12547
dc.description.abstract Music of the Spheres allows multiple users of all ages to play and interact simultaneously. The interactive environment consists of a tabletop projection screen and external speakers that present dynamic multimedia when producing music and sounds. Users can interact with the system using different geometric shaped blocks as tangible interfaces. The written part reflects the background research, prototyping and realization outcomes to existing interaction design, prototyping and embodied design paradigms. I interpret the outcomes from a sound designer’s point of view. In the Music of the Spheres project I have collaborated with professionals from different design fields. I have had the possibility to learn and share my knowledge with industrial designers, carpenters, glass masters, pedagogues, historians and electronic engineers. In this way, I hope this thesis contributes to the cross-disciplinary design discussion in the field of interactive sound design. In addition, design solutions related to building a low-cost audiovisual multi-touch environment are presented. By familiarizing oneself with this thesis, the reader can expect to gain a good understanding of employing one tested approach for building a functional multi-touch environment. en
dc.format.extent 82
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject.other New media en
dc.title Music of the Spheres – From Prototyping to Product Realization en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Arts, Design and Architecture en
dc.contributor.department Department of Media en
dc.contributor.department Median laitos fi
dc.subject.keyword Sound in New Media en
dc.subject.keyword sound design en
dc.subject.keyword audiovisual play environments en
dc.subject.keyword user-centered product development en
dc.subject.keyword audiovisual interfaces en
dc.subject.keyword tangible interfaces en
dc.subject.keyword embedded systems en
dc.subject.keyword prototyping en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201401251205
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäyte fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Ikonen, Antti
dc.programme Master's Degree Programme in Sound in New Media en


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