Plug Me In! Neural Interfaces for Musicians

A session at SXSW Interactive 2013

Saturday 9th March, 2013

12:45pm to 1:00pm (CST)

Since the dawn of music, technology has paved the way for musicians to exercise their creative impulses. From the humble pan pipes to the EWI, the harpsichord to the Kurzweil, the taiko to V-Drums - musicians have found ways to harness new developments in their service to the muse. As we enter a new era of biomedical advances, musicians should embrace the possibilities that direct nervous system access offers them.

This talk will cover the technologies available and how they can combine to form intuitive control systems for a new generation of musical instruments, and will conclude with a live demonstration of a prototype system!

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Alec Zopf

Software Engineer, Next Big Sound

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  • Alec Zopf
  • Andre Passamani
  • Roman Karachinsky

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Time 12:45pm1:00pm CST

Date Sat 9th March 2013


Room 615AB, Hilton Austin Downtown

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