Human Computer Interface Technology

Input Controllers: Serial and MIDI
October 20, 2008

*Copyright 1996-2008,
Perry R. Cook,
Princeton University

I. MIDI, Technical Details

II. MIDI Rocks! MIDI Sucks...

III. Other Serial Protocols

IV. MIDI continued, Extensions

V. MIDI continued, Standard Sensors

Standard Controllers on MIDI Keyboards:

  • Wheels, Sliders, Aftertouch, Switches, Pedals
  • Ribbons, Joysticks, Breath Input, Other?

VI. Wierd MIDI and Other Controllers:

Either Based on Standard Instrument Paradigms:

VIb. Other Controllers continued:

Non-Standard Instrument Paradigms:

VIb. Even More, and More, Controllers!!:

VII. Specific Design Case: A Wind Controller

A Clarinet must sense:

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