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  • PhD seminar on NIME paper

    Gave a talk with Nick Ward on the NIME paper to the rest of the PhD/MA students.

  • Gary Scavone

    Attended a seminar by Dr. Gary Scavone, creator of the Synthesis Tool-Kit (STK) C++ library and saxophone player. The lecture mainly was looking at recent work on synthesis models for saxophone to…

  • NIME acceptance

    The paper for NIME has been accepted! Now just need to do some re-writing and re-submit.

  • Antonio Camurri

    Attended seminar by Antonio Camurri visiting from the university of Genoa. Interesting work investigating multi-modality (including the MIAMI project), but mostly focusing on realtime video tracking/analysis. Also involved in the TAI-CHI (Tangible…

  • NIME 07

    Have entered a short paper into the New Interfaces for Musical Expression conference. The title of the paper is “Effortful Interaction: Playing the Edge-trimmer”. This years conference will take place in New…

  • 3 Month Review

    Have completed my 3 month review. You can download the full pdf file from: www.petecube.com/blog/documents/3-month-review.pdf This sums up my current research proposal, and lays out a very rough plan of what I…

  • Edge-trimmer prototype#2

    Ok, here’s the first real prototype of the edge-trimmer, which is a little more solidly constructed than the chair leg version… It currently isn’t hooked up to make any noise, although it…

  • record spinning interface

    Just started a prototype of a new interface. A ‘Shake’ device containing accelerometers, magnetometers, bluetooth and capacitive sensors is strapped to the center of a 10″ record, allowing the user to perform…

  • Haptic vest in the news…

    Spotted this article in the New Scientist. I’ve decided as of 2007 to start collecting relevant news clips. This is about the US army trialling the use of a 4×4 tactile display…

  • Gary Marsden

    Lecture by Gary Marsden on Mobile Interaction Design. In particular covering his experience of developing for mobile phones in south Africa.