Luca Turchet from the Centre for Digital Music (C4DM) at QMUL will give a talk to the lab on the Internet of Musical Things.
This talk will present a vision for the Internet of Musical Things, an emerging research area consisting of the extension of the Internet of Things paradigm to the musical domain. This field is positioned at the confluence of music technology, the Internet of Things, human-computer interaction, and artificial intelligence, and relates to the networks of computing devices embedded in physical objects (Musical Things) dedicated to the production and/or reception of musical content. Internet of Musical Things ecosystems gather interoperable devices and services that connect various stakeholders (such as performers, audience members, studio producers, music teachers) to support novel kinds of musical interactions. Two novel classes of Musical Things, Smart Instruments and Musical Haptic Wearables, will be presented along with examples of their applications.
Luca Turchet is a Marie-Curie postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Digital Music of Queen Mary University of London and co-founder of MIND Music Labs. His research interests span the fields of new interfaces for musical expression, human-computer interaction, perception, and virtual reality. He is also a musician and composer. He holds degrees with honours in Computer Sciences from University of Verona, Composition and Classical Guitar from Conservatory of Music of Verona, and Electroacoustic Music from the Royal College of Music of Stockholm. He received the Ph.D. in Multimodal Interaction Design at the Media Technology Department of the Aalborg University Copenhagen. He is author and co-author of 65 papers and has been awarded of research grants from the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Danish Research Council, and the European Commission.
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