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Wireless MIDI Glove

Wireless MIDI Glove © MIT

A Bluetooth-enabled glove that encodes finger movement into MIDI signals and a Python GUI that creates a virtual MIDI port for synthesizers.

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Components and supplies

Necessary tools and machines

09507 01
Soldering iron (generic)
71y9231 40
Breadboard, 170 Pin

About this project

I chose this project to be my final year project as I was intrested in wearable technology, MIDI synthesizing and wireless communications. The glove uses three of the fingers as signal bits to select notes being played while the remaining fingers are used to change the selection to note being played in the base octave, an octave higher or a chord in the key of C. The glove uses pressure sensors in the fingertips to create the notes and volumes, a flex sensor in the wrist to control pitch bend and this is transmitted through the Bluetooth module on the glove to the computer.

Code

The code
The code used in this project including the python GUI and arduino code, see the README for further detail

Schematics

Circuit diagram
The overall design of the physical components used in this project.
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