March 10, 2014
Georgia Tech Professor Gil Weinberg has created a robotic drumming prosthesis that can be attached to amputees.
It has motors that power two drumsticks. The first stick is controlled both physically by the musicians’ arms and electronically using electromyography (EMG) muscle sensors. The other stick “listens” to the music being played and improvises.
“The second drumstick has a mind of its own,” said Weinberg, founding director… read more