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This article was published on April 23, 2012

This video will blow your mind if you like music, robots, and the iPad

This video will blow your mind if you like music, robots, and the iPad
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One of the coolest people that I’ve discovered while in Tel Aviv, Israel so far is Liat Segal. The best way to describe her is an artist and musician that uses technology as her paint and instruments. The world is her canvas.

During her presentation at Microsoft’s Think Next conference, she showed off some of her work and then “performed” an amazing set with robotic drums that she controlled from an iPad.

You’ve gotta check this out:

Here’s a closer look at the drums that have music composed and played with a music sequencer all on an iPad:

Pretty awesome huh? Wanna know how they were made? Check out Segal’s blog post for full geeky details.

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