Music Box

Rob Diaz-Marino (2002)
Music Box. CPSC 581 course deliverable (Saul Greenberg, Instructor), Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada, November.

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Abstract

Musicbox is a physical playlist manager that lets you put together lists of your own music and control how they are played. Musicbox allows you to select a playlist by placing an object inside of it. The volume dims when the lid is opened, and returns to normal when it is closed . You go to the next / previous song by pressing on opposite corners of the box,. A panel of lights flash different color patterns based on mood, tempo, and genre of the song. Playlists are associated with objects using RFID tags, and a tag reader embedded in the bottom of the box. A light sensor on the lid lowers the volume in accordance to the light levels it detects. Pressure sensors are mounted under the front corners of the box and control playlist flow.

Bibtex entry

@MISC { 2002-MusicBox-Marino-2.48,
AUTHOR = { Rob Diaz-Marino },
TITLE = { Music Box },
HOWPUBLISHED = { CPSC 581 course deliverable (Saul Greenberg, Instructor), Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada },
YEAR = { 2002 },
MONTH = { November },
}