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Microsoft applies to patent gesture-based MIDI interface, turn us all into Jean Michel Jarre

Microsoft has applied to patent a free-space gesture controller for a MIDI interface that could see you kicking out jams on invisible instruments. Using a Kinect-style depth camera, individual movements would be mapped to notes and played out by the games console observing the action. The company actually teased a similar function in its Kinect Effect advert, where it showed cellists, violinists and pianists all miming in front of the sensor, although we doubt the technology is at a sufficiently capable stage just yet.

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Microsoft applies to patent gesture-based MIDI interface, turn us all into Jean Michel Jarre

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  1. You really hit the nail on the head with a wonderful post with some wonderful
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  2. Looking forward to see this one on the market!

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