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April 7, 2017 AT 11:10 am

Ultrasonic Sensors and FluidSynth Used Together to Create a Raspberry Pi-Powered Synthesizer #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Andy Grove has created a musical instrument by adding 8 ultrasonic distance sensors to a Raspberry Pi, via an Octasonic breakout board. The software, which is available on GitHub, is written in the Rust programming language and the synthesizer is based on FluidSynth, a piece of software I used myself in my Music Box project.

Take a look below at two videos of it in action. The first just uses piano samples:

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