During a project at Köln International School of Design I developed an interactive music installation which was playable at a public transit place. The look of it was inspired by the colourful metro plans that separate each train line with a different color.
We wanted to establish a dialogue and exchange between people from different socio-cultural backgrounds. To provide a fruitful base and give the vital spark for the communication to happen, we created this urban gaming experience.
You were able to make music using one, multiple or all of the ten touch points that we placed on the walls. One major part we wanted to achieve was polyphonic playback, which means that you are able to play more than only one sound file at a time.
If you are interested in how to make a polyphonic music installation triggered by capacitive touch points using an Arduino, have a look at the guide I uploaded on Instructables.
Created by Frederik Scheve, Johanna Maria Warchol & me.