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Prototyping Audiovisual Performance Tools: A Hackathon Approach

Correia, Nuno N. and Tanaka, Atau. 2015. Prototyping Audiovisual Performance Tools: A Hackathon Approach. Proc. of NIME (New Interfaces for Musical Expression) 2015, [Article]

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We present a user-centered approach for prototyping tools for performance with procedural sound and graphics, based on a hackathon. We also present the resulting prototypes. These prototypes respond to a challenge originating from earlier stages of the research: to combine ease-of-use with expressiveness and visibility of interaction in tools for audiovisual performance. We aimed to convert sketches, resulting from an earlier brainstorming session, into functional prototypes in a short period of time. The outcomes include open-source software base released online. The conclusions reflect on the methodology adopted and the effectiveness of the prototypes.

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Additional Information:

The research leading to these results has received funding from the People Programme (Marie Curie Acti
ons) of the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007 - 2013) under REA grant agreement n° 627.

Keywords:

Audiovisuals, performance tools, user-centered design, hackathon, expressive interaction, human-computer interaction

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Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Computing > Embodied AudioVisual Interaction Group (EAVI)

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2015Published

Item ID:

11949

Date Deposited:

02 Jul 2015 13:07

Last Modified:

20 Jun 2017 13:11

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/11949

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