Eutechnik: Interfacing The Real and Virtual Worlds (Software Masterclass)

Eutechnik is a Berlin-based composer, music programmer and hardware maker. He will be discussing the modification of methods of data input to computers, from traditional devices such as mice and keyboards and music-focussed ones such as MIDI controllers into ‘tangible’ interface devices which use people’s knowledge of real-world events. His augmented reality system uses a camera as a data input device and symbols as control objects which the software recognises as being unique and then tracks their movement. This gives the ‘musician’ and indeed the ‘audience’ the ability to control sound and visual events simply by playing with objects.