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Title: Kids with disabilities inspire a musical instrument

Abstract

The Midiwing is a musical instrument that unites music and computer technology for those who lack the experience, physical ability, or maturity to play music with traditional instruments. To create the instrument, Dan Daily, Director of Musicode Innovations, reworked and recoded Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) technology and introduced ergonomic design. He applied to the New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) Program to receive help when he discovered the microcontroller he used was being phased out. Daily and Kent Pfeifer, an engineer at Sandia National Laboratories and musician himself, partnered to create a new state-of-the-art design.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SNL (Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1118613
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; 42 ENGINEERING; 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; MUSIC; INSTRUMENT; DISABILITIES; PARTICIPATION

Citation Formats

Daily, Dan, and Pfeifer, Kent. Kids with disabilities inspire a musical instrument. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Daily, Dan, & Pfeifer, Kent. Kids with disabilities inspire a musical instrument. United States.
Daily, Dan, and Pfeifer, Kent. Thu . "Kids with disabilities inspire a musical instrument". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1118613.
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place = {United States},
year = {2013},
month = {11}
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