Blog: Leonie BarrieRockin’ science

Leonie Barrie | 13 November 2006

Air guitar could be about to take on a whole new dimension after Australian boffins developed a T-shirt that plays real music as wearers’ strum the air. Created by scientists from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), the shirt’s sensors interpret arm movements picking chords and strumming imaginary strings and relay this to a computer where the music is generated. Players don’t need any musical or computing skills, and the sound is described as “just like an original mp3.” Sounds like good news for frustrated rock fans everywhere – but to judge for yourself, click on the link below:

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