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Behind the scenes of a drone orchestra

New mini-documentary shows how launching a squadron of costumed drones over the heads of a live audience "was like a military operation."

By November 22, 2014

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The fascinating story of the man who invented stereo (and pioneered TV and radar too)

Honoured at the famous Abbey Road Studios, Alan Dower Blumlein pioneered all kinds of technology before his untimely death during a top-secret wartime mission.

By April 1, 2015

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Cadenza: You play, and a full orchestra plays with you

Dream of playing along with world-class symphonies? Now, a Harvard-backed app heads to your mobile device to give you instant portable orchestral backup that adjusts to your playing in real time.

By March 18, 2014

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Wearable metronome keeps a silent haptic beat

Soundbrenner Pulse is a wearable, watch-like device that uses haptic feedback to keep a pulsing beat on your skin.

By March 31, 2015

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Tech industry's future rooted in blend of design, computer science

An upswell of acquisitions and shifts in company culture are changing how Silicon Valley looks at design. And that's reshaping the tech industry, one of the leading design experts says at SXSW.

By March 15, 2015

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Building an interactive virtual chamber orchestra

The Australian Chamber Orchestra has been converted into a traveling virtual installation that lets visitors can interact with the music up close and personal.

By September 26, 2013

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Backstage at the Oscars: Transforming the Dolby Theatre for the show

On a normal day, the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood is a movie theater, with the surrounding shopping complex overrun by tourists. It's hard to believe this is the home of the Oscars -- which makes the transformation even more impressive.

By February 21, 2015

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Futuristic orchestra: Conduct 'screen musicians' through gesture

Is this what the symphony of the future will look like? The crowdsourced Computer Orchestra gathers "musicians" that can be collectively conducted through body movement.

By September 20, 2013

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Mechanical orchestra built from decommissioned guns

Artist Pedro Reyes has built a self-playing orchestra out of weapons seized from Mexican drug cartels.

By September 18, 2013