Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Facial Control For Music Revisited

Remember FaceOSC – the app that lets you use the facial ‘gestures’ to control music apps?

Peter Kirn shared another example of facial synth control yesterday, embedded above, which captures some experiments by FreeKa Tet.

If that doesn’t make you want to give up trying to look cool with a keytar and take up facial synth control, check out this video of Kostia Rapoport, experimenting with FaceOSC, TouchOSC & Ableton Live:

There’s actually quite a bit of experimentation going on with the idea of capturing facial movements and translating them into musical control signals.

Here’s a FaceOSC + Ableton Live jam, via Jonathan Hammond: