Keyboard "Keys" capable of cooperation with smartphones and operation by gestures with LEDs

A compact and easy to carry size, a glowing keyboard that allows you to connect to smartphones and enjoy playing anywhereKeys"is. Keys can work with applications to use for practicing performance, and can also enjoy music games.

Learn. Play. Repeat. - Keys

The features and usage of Keys are introduced in the following movies.

Keys: Modular LED Music Keyboard with Gestures - YouTube

This white keyboard is "Keys". It has 2 octaves of keyboard and each key is individually shining with built-in LED. You can set up smartphones like score and play Keys and smartphone applications in cooperation.

A girl who plays Keys pursuing the key that shines. It seems to be fun because I can play songs without remembering the music.

It is also possible to light the keyboard at the moment you press it.

Three sensors mounted between the black keys are "gesture sensors" that allow you to control various things by hand movement over the sensor. You can assign pitches, sustain, MIDI parameter control and so on.

Like a man like this, while playing a melody with the right hand, changing the tone color by moving the left hand up and down ......

It is also possible to sweep the filter like an analog synth.

Since Keys is fully compatible with MIDI, it can also be used as a MIDI interface by connecting to a PC or the like, as well as playing.

It corresponds to over 140 kinds of applications, and it seems to be able to enjoy sound games without being bothered by narrow screen of smartphone.

Keys can also be used by connecting two units with magnets. Concatenation is to be recognized automatically, so difficult setting is unlikely to be necessary.

The spec list of Keys is as follows. It is a compact size of width 32 cm × depth 10.6 cm × height 2 cm and weighs about 900 grams. Built-in lithium-ion battery, you can use it for about 8 hours with one charge. It is designed to output MIDI signal with USB conversion cable, you can connect to PC, smartphone etc, it is also possible to choose from iPhone dock for easy setting.

This Keys is a cloud funding siteIndiegogoWe are looking for investment in. Although it is the Indiegogo campaign that started on March 5, about an investment of about 30,000 dollars (about 3.6 million yen) against the target amount of 50,000 dollars (about 6 million yen) at the time of creating an article about one day passed We are gathered.

Keys can get one body with an investment of 88 dollars (about 10,000 yen). All Keys will be accompanied by 20 tracks of music free for practice.

"Learning Kit" which is a set of Keys and one dock for iPhone is $ 115 (about 14,000 yen), and the "Ultimate Learning Kit" which can be used by connecting two Keys is 203 dollars (about 2 It is 4,000 yen).

"Producer Kit" which made Keys 4 sets is 352 dollars (about 42,000 yen), but there is no particular discount etc in particular.

For shipping outside the United States, shipping fee of 20 dollars (about 2400 yen) is required separately for each set. The deadline of investment is Japan time on April 10, 2015 at 16:59 and the shipping time is scheduled around August 2015.

Keys: Modular LED Music Keyboard with Gestures | Indiegogo

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