The music industry is poised for a revolution if a self-employed design consultant from London can get his innovative touch-screen technology off the ground. NESTA (the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) – the organisation that nurtures UK creativity and innovation - has invested £100,000 in the idea to help turn it into a commercial reality.
Experts predict that some day, all music machines will be controlled by touchscreen. Andrew is hoping to bring that day nearer with his technology, which enables the characteristics of a particular note, sound or music track to be controlled by pressing a finger on the screen.
His system uses high speed electronic sensing and pattern-recognition technology to track and gather information about fingers as they touch a surface.
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