Playtron 0.3HCI device
Engineer: Viktor Glazunov, Ruslan Vorovchenko, Andrey Manirko
Designer: Aglaya Demidenko
Made in: Moscow, Russia
Circulation: 80 pieces
Materials: plastic body
Colors: black, green, yellow, blue
Early prototype of the Playtron, an electronic HCI (Human-Computer-Interaction) device that let’s you turn any object into a musical instrument. Allows to touch anything conductive (water, fruit or human body) to control computer, smartphone or synthesizer via universal USB MIDI protocol. This version was specifically designed to be reliable and intuitive for workshops with kids. Plug-and-play, no need for drivers or programming.