Imogen Heap explains the electronic gloves

These beautiful gloves help me gesturally interact with my computer
– Imogen Heap

I saw these magical gloves demoed at a Wired talk in 2012. The gloves are a midi controller interface allowing you to connect to a computer via wireless. So rather than sliding a fader or twisting a dial, you can now assign a gesture, making the process of manipulating music an intuitive experience mixed with a dynamic performance. The gloves have been through a couple of iterations and are still prototypes, but they will be made available on success of the kickstarter campaign. Both the software and hardware will be open source. This will allow the gloves to become an interface control to almost anything, if you have the know how!

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