Designing a Shareable Musical TUI

Heinz, Sebastian and O’Modhrain, Sile

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

This paper proposes a design concept for a tangible interface forcollaborative performances that incorporates two social factorspresent during performance, the individual creation andadaptation of technology and the sharing of it within acommunity. These factors are identified using the example of alaptop ensemble and then applied to three existing collaborativeperformance paradigms. Finally relevant technology, challengesand the current state of our implementation are discussed.