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Airbeats

Handheld virtual musical instrument
At a glance:

Airbeats came to Design 1st looking for creative expertise in building the next generation of musical experience via a handheld device with real time smartphone connected wireless to use hand gestures to create and modify music. The first step was a fully functional MVP prototype for software application debug and demonstrations.

MVP engineered unit design - to test in-use behaviours and wireless data rate issues
MVP Unit - electronics design using off the shelf customized parts
Hand Models - to plan final product electronics volumes, battery locations, hand comfort and finger movement optimization
MVP Engineering unit - mechanical design
Electronics Wiring Diagram of MVP Prototype
MVP Unit - electronics design using off the shelf customized parts