Special studies program report

Campbell, Steven J (2003) Special studies program report. [Creative Work] (Unpublished)

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PlaY+SPaCE is a music technology system developed over the past five years, comprised of hardware and software components that enable users to trigger or play sounds, music and video in a non-tactile environment. Eight ultrasonic sensors are used to detect the distances of people within an empty space of up to 100sqm, data from the sensors then relayed to a computer. Proprietary software utilises the data to trigger music in the form of samples, sequences and loops, and may also be used to activate video stills and sequences.

Following the development of the Play+SPaCE system to a level of stability in both the hardware and software, the Special Studies Program (SSP) period was utilised to initially explore possible applications of the system in various environments, and to further develop the software towards existing as a stand-alone application suited to use both with and without the hardware system.

Item ID: 598
Item Type: Creative Work (Recorded/Rendered Work - Audio/visual recording)
Keywords: music technology
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The original unpublished report has a section concerning disabilties workshops held in Sydney, Australia in 2003. Due to ethics limitations, where permissions to use photographs of these sessions could not be attained, this section of the report has been deleted.

Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2006
FoR Codes: 19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media > 190299 Film, Television and Digital Media not elsewhere classified @ 0%
19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing @ 0%
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