From Arduino to LinnStrument

by Geert Bevin 

Friday, 09 June 2017 10.00 @ Room 1

LinnStrument is an expressive electronic musical instrument with five dimensions of touch sensing. It is built with open-source hardware, the Arduino Due and runs open-source firmware. There are hundreds of playing cells and multi-color LEDs, making it ideal to discover embedded Arduino development with concrete musical and visual results.

This session will introduce the Arduino development concepts, tie them back to the actual hardware, provide an overview of the main algorithms in the LinnStrument firmware that are responsible for the musical feel and explain valuable lessons that were learned during the development of the firmware.