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The Narrative Machine is the featured article in “The George”

Click Here for the full article An engineering professor and an art professor have embarked on an ambitious project: They want to create an orchestra of robotic gadgets made of cast-off musical instruments that will autonomously perform an opera bearing

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The Narrative Machine is the featured article in “The George”

Click Here for the full article An engineering professor and an art professor have embarked on an ambitious project: They want to create an orchestra of robotic gadgets made of cast-off musical instruments that will autonomously perform an opera bearing

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“The Narrative Machine” – Cello Drum – Video

Cello Drum completed for the project between the Art and Engineering Departments. The project is called “The Narrative Machine” Stay tuned for more info!!!

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“The Narrative Machine” – Cello Drum – Video

Cello Drum completed for the project between the Art and Engineering Departments. The project is called “The Narrative Machine” Stay tuned for more info!!!

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SynthSpinner – Fidget Spinner + Magnets + Analog Synth

My new creation, I call it a SynthSpinner. It connects to the CV inputs to my analog synthesizers, in this case it is controlling the primary filter break point. Now I can make some more noise for Laura to enjoy

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SynthSpinner – Fidget Spinner + Magnets + Analog Synth

My new creation, I call it a SynthSpinner. It connects to the CV inputs to my analog synthesizers, in this case it is controlling the primary filter break point. Now I can make some more noise for Laura to enjoy

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Linear actuators connected via MIDI and x-Ach for our “Narrative Machine”

Test fixture for our narrative Machine. The linear actuators are connected via MIDI and x-Ach for our “Narrative Machine”

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Linear actuators connected via MIDI and x-Ach for our “Narrative Machine”

Test fixture for our narrative Machine. The linear actuators are connected via MIDI and x-Ach for our “Narrative Machine”

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Presenting at the NoVA MakerFaire

***Click here for more images*** Showing off our robots, motorcycle recovery system, digital theremin violin, and other projects including items from Instruments in the Attic with the school of Visual and Performing Arts at the NoVA MakerFaire!!!

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Presenting at the NoVA MakerFaire

***Click here for more images*** Showing off our robots, motorcycle recovery system, digital theremin violin, and other projects including items from Instruments in the Attic with the school of Visual and Performing Arts at the NoVA MakerFaire!!!

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Demonstrating robots, next generation musical instruments, and 3D printers at the Engineering Youth Conference

Lofaro Labs Robotics and DASL@GMU was demonstrating robots, next generation musical instruments, and 3D printers at the Engineering Youth Conference this past Sunday (February 19th) at George Mason University.  Demonstrations included the Baxter Robot, first steps towards a theremin violin,

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Demonstrating robots, next generation musical instruments, and 3D printers at the Engineering Youth Conference

Lofaro Labs Robotics and DASL@GMU was demonstrating robots, next generation musical instruments, and 3D printers at the Engineering Youth Conference this past Sunday (February 19th) at George Mason University.  Demonstrations included the Baxter Robot, first steps towards a theremin violin,

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Wearable Metronome using Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

  Wearable Metronome using Samsung Gear S3 Frontier.  Stable beat from 1 to 300 BPM.  Give both audible “tick” and vibration.  OpenSource under the BSD license. Source Code: https://github.com/thedancomplex/wearable-metronome    

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Wearable Metronome using Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

  Wearable Metronome using Samsung Gear S3 Frontier.  Stable beat from 1 to 300 BPM.  Give both audible “tick” and vibration.  OpenSource under the BSD license. Source Code: https://github.com/thedancomplex/wearable-metronome    

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UPDATE: MIDI to Arduino to play a guitar (Instruments in the Attic Organ Update) [With Audio]

MIDI to micro-controller (Arduino) framework to allow for actuation of servos, motors, and solenoids via standard musical keyboard inputs. Current system is monophonic, plans are in the works to create a polyphonic system. This version have audio. Note the noise

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UPDATE: MIDI to Arduino to play a guitar (Instruments in the Attic Organ Update) [With Audio]

MIDI to micro-controller (Arduino) framework to allow for actuation of servos, motors, and solenoids via standard musical keyboard inputs. Current system is monophonic, plans are in the works to create a polyphonic system. This version have audio. Note the noise

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MIDI to Arduino to play a guitar (Instruments in the Attic Organ Update) [No Audio]

MIDI to micro-controller (Arduino) framework to allow for actuation of servos, motors, and solenoids via standard musical keyboard inputs. Current system is monophonic, plans are in the works to create a polyphonic system.

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MIDI to Arduino to play a guitar (Instruments in the Attic Organ Update) [No Audio]

MIDI to micro-controller (Arduino) framework to allow for actuation of servos, motors, and solenoids via standard musical keyboard inputs. Current system is monophonic, plans are in the works to create a polyphonic system.

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Hack-a-thon for the 4th time!!!

Calling all Makers and Hackers, Lofaro Labs Robotics, DASL@GMU, and Instruments in the Attic Donation Program is hosting the 4th FOUR HOURS OF MAKING MUSIC ROBOTS Hack-a-thon!!! Day: Today, Thursday October 20th, 2016 Time: 5:00pm to 9:00pm Where: MIX (Mason

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Hack-a-thon for the 4th time!!!

Calling all Makers and Hackers, Lofaro Labs Robotics, DASL@GMU, and Instruments in the Attic Donation Program is hosting the 4th FOUR HOURS OF MAKING MUSIC ROBOTS Hack-a-thon!!! Day: Today, Thursday October 20th, 2016 Time: 5:00pm to 9:00pm Where: MIX (Mason

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