:: Development process of my final year project @ MMU 2009 ::
Wednesday, December 09, 2009
Overall look of the integration with the controller console.
Keyboard hack attaching the wire to keyboard pad point.
Both controller console attach with button.
Controller for hand press interaction.
Controller for foot press interaction.
This installation is using keyboard hack and intergrate with the flash application that will run on a laptop. When user press the button provide on the console the signal will be send to the flash application.
The flash application will detect the keyboard key set in the application and will trigger something. All the key is set in the programming part of the application and all the button is connected using wire to the keyboard electronic board.
The button console will be place on top of the structure and they will be a foot button were user can tap using their foot, it will be integrate with other two hardware consist of speaker and projector.
BUDGET: 1) Acrylic design x 2pcs = RM 100 2) Button x 7pcs = RM 56 3) USB Keyboard x 1 = RM 15 4) Black paper x 4pcs = RM 10 5) Table cloth x 1pcs = RM 10 6) Wire x 10m = RM 5 TOTAL COST = RM 196
STATEMENT: Dance beat is a simulate game based installation that play beats across 3 trance music songs. Players match notes that scroll on-screen to colored fret buttons on the controller, press the controller in time to the music in order to score points and the more accurate the user are the more points they earn.
This installation will helped to rekindle music education in user, influenced changes in both the video game and music industry, has found use in health and treatment of recovering patients as music is use for therapy and has become part of the popular culture vernacular.
With the installation it can be use for launching ceremony, exhibition, showcase, create hype and can be use to promote latest music.It is a significant cultural impact, and becoming a "cultural phenomenon" as trend changes every year.