a DIY midi pad using infrared, arduino, and nodejs.
Hardware construction steps: http://tmpvar.com/project/tmpad
git clone git://github.com/tmpvar/tmpad.git cd tmpad npm install
using the arduino software (http://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/software) upload the
Modify https://github.com/tmpvar/tmpad/blob/master/src/toMidi.js#L2 to point at the correct usb port. You can find the port in the arduino application under the tools->Serial Port menu.
Now you are ready to go! run
node src/toMidi.js and use a program that understands midi to play some sounds!
This project would not have been possible without the following nodejs libraries: