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Xavi's Lab 'Pan Me'

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Xavi's Lab, Glassworks' technologist division, are very excited to share their latest creation Pan Me. It made its debut at this year’s Sónar Festival, Barcelona’s pioneering celebration of music & creativity.

Pan Me is a little wonder. The team at Xavi’s Lab describe it as a “collaborative musical creative space”; it combines interaction between both users & technology but also between users themselves.

 

In a nutshell, it enables 2 to 4 people to interact both with each other & an Ableton session, using their facial expressions to create music. The installation is centred on a hologram that users learn agile & intuition commands from, using the holographic surfaces.

iPads use a facial expression algorithm to communicate with the stereoscopic display & leap motion sensor. As you interact, it photographs your facial expressions, using the leap motion sensor to visual these on a slideshow.

It is a mesmerising new platform for people to enjoy creating music & interacting with technology. Most of all it has a real streak of fun & it went down a storm with Sónar festival goers, with over 20,000 photos being taken over the weekend.

Xavi's Lab collaborated with HK Audio, Relabtive, La Agencia Sensorial & Pol Turrents on Pan Me. 

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