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10/12/01 Music and dance interconnected (2).
' CosTune 'is the product of research Kazushi Nishimoto, a computer scientist at Kyoto, which seeks to interface the body to the music in real time. Its interface is constituted by a set of sensors attached to different parts of the clothes of the user (under a jacket as inside a glove), which correspond with a simple touch make a note or a musical sequence. All through a wireless transmission to a computer that can handle more input contemporneamente from various other participants. According to its designer "You could have jam sessions road, if two users, walking recognize the same equipment 'dressed' by another.". At the moment the device works over short distances.