Janosch Kindl
Supervisor:Prof. Gudrun Klinker
Advisor:Andreas Dippon and David Plecher
Submission Date:15.09.2015


DJing started with playing vinyl discs on turntables but nowadays most DJs are mixing music with software that they control with MIDI-controllers. Those controllers have different shapes ranging from a keyboard to a mixer. Multi-touch-surfaces are becoming more affordable and accessible and could be the next step forward in DJing. Musicians do not have to bring all their MIDI-controllers any longer because they can create their own layouts for different tasks like mixing or live performances. Musicians can easily switch between these layouts during their performance, however a major problem of touch-interaction is the loss of tactile feedback. Tangibles are objects recognized by the touch-screen that enable a more intuitive way of interacting with the touch-surface and they could solve this problem. The goal of this thesis is to design a MIDI-controller on a touch-screen for controlling DJing software and digital audio workstations with a tangible user interface.

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