MoMu : A Mobile Music Toolkit

Bryan, Nicholas J. and Herrera, Jorge and Oh, Jieun and Wang, Ge

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

The Mobile Music (MoMu) toolkit is a new open-sourcesoftware development toolkit focusing on musical interaction design for mobile phones. The toolkit, currently implemented for iPhone OS, emphasizes usability and rapidprototyping with the end goal of aiding developers in creating real-time interactive audio applications. Simple andunified access to onboard sensors along with utilities forcommon tasks found in mobile music development are provided. The toolkit has been deployed and evaluated in theStanford Mobile Phone Orchestra (MoPhO) and serves asthe primary software platform in a new course exploringmobile music.