Music production through haptic interface

Amebeats is a project by Melissa Quintanilha that allows "people to mix sounds by manipulating physical objects instead of twisting knobs or clicking on a music production software".

As the Melissa states it:

The amoeba shaped board has little boxes in its center that when moved to the arms, activate different sounds. My interest in music and design merged to create a haptic interface (based on touch) that allows people to use gesture to mix sounds with their hands. My inspiration for this robotic installation came from going to parties and seeing DJs create the music on their tables, but no one knowing what they do to make the sounds. Generating music using gesture allows for a much more expressive way of creation.

Why do I blog this? yet another interesting device to be added to the list of interactive tables.