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Each hue is an instrument, each shade is a pitch. With a few taps on your screen, Impromptu Jam lets players use the colors of your surroundings to make rhythms, visualized as bouncing balls. Two people can join up over a network to jam together.
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Additionally, while making this project, we explored synesthetic modes of interaction and how sounds translate to color for people with different backgrounds.