Paterson, Justin L. (2014) Wavefondler — a multi-touch interface for iPad to control audio on a host computer via a visualization of the waveform. In: Innovation in music 2013. Future Technology Press, Shoreham-by-Sea, UK, pp. 67-78. ISBN 978-0-9561516-8-1
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It has long been a dream of those involved in audio manipulation to interact directly with a visualization of the target audio. In recent times, the mouse has been giving way to multi-touch interfaces, allowing a more tactile, immediate and intuitive interaction with the audio, and importantly offering more than one point of parametric contact. New modes of manipulation and performance are increasingly possible through a number of systems.
This paper will document the trajectory of recent developments in such multi-touch applications, and investigate workflow and its implications via a number of case studies.
Further, using a hybrid of emergent software platforms, it will demonstrate a custom interface design that allows the operator to access a visualization of an audio waveform on one or more iPads, and using multi-touch gestural control applied to the waveform, manipulate the sound via processing on a host computer.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
Music > Record production
|Depositing User:||Justin Paterson|
|Date Deposited:||05 May 2016 15:58|
|Last Modified:||08 Dec 2016 15:41|
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