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Author Marshall, Mark T.
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Digital Musical Instrument Abstract ♦ Embedded Vibrotactile Feedback ♦ Integrated Vibrotactile Feedback ♦ Simulated Vibration ♦ Previous Work ♦ Acoustic Instrument ♦ Instrument-like Vibration ♦ Integrated Vibrotactile Feedback Actuator ♦ Performer Engagement ♦ Feedback Effect ♦ New Digital Musical Instrument ♦ Digital Musical Instrument ♦ Perceived Control
Abstract This paper deals with the effects of integrated vibrotactile feedback on the “feel ” of a digital musical instrument (DMI). Building on previous work developing a DMI with integrated vibrotactile feedback actuators, we discuss how to produce instrument-like vibrations, compare these simulated vibrations with those produced by an acoustic instrument and examine how the integration of this feedback effects performer ratings of the instrument. We found that integrated vibrotactile feedback resulted in an increase in performer engagement with the instrument, but resulted in a reduction in the perceived control of the instrument. We discuss these results and their implications for the design of new digital musical instruments.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-01-01