If you love to sing, here’s something new for you! – a pair of musical gloves that can sing a duet with you. Scientists designed the gloves which manipulate computerised sound to mimic the human voice. Hand gestures replicate the movements of real vocal chords, allowing the gloves to produce a complex range of sounds, said Sidney Fels, a researcher at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, who led their development.
But there’s one problem, Fels says it takes about 100 hours to learn how to play them. Here’s how it works:
The right-hand glove contains motion sensors that detect the opening and closing of the wearer’s hand. An open hand mimics the opening of the vocal tract, producing vowels, while a closed… Read More..