In order to discover the usefulness/usability of the early prototype for MOTIV (see earlier videos or visit strangenative.com to get the background) I did a few user tests where I put others (musicians and non-musicians alike) in control of the instrument.

In this video, MOTIV allows her to control note velocity, and orchestral layering (the string section) based on the speed and magnitude of her gestures. The faster her right hand moves, the harder the notes are played. The more she moves her whole body (she enjoys spinning) the louder the string section becomes.

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