pComp: Project Planning

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intro to pcomp itpnyu nodbang

In our 9th class for physical computation, we discussed our ideas for our final projects. We will present them in week 14, so we have a little over a month to prepare.

I’ll be using my midi controller + performance tool project, nodbang

Our task this week is to prepare a bill of materials, a timeline, and a systems diagram for our piece.

Bill of Materials

  • 4 arcade buttons
  • 4 addressable RGB LEDs
  • 1 arduino compatible board
  • silicone wire
  • 1 Apple computer
  • Ableton Suite
  • Music content
  • 1 Breadboard or permaboard
  • Enclosure box and cable sleeving (TBD)
  • 1 accelerometer
  • 1 pair of headphones

Timeline

  • Week 09: Get all basic components functioning
  • Week 10: Get basic component interaction running
  • Week 11: MIDI + Ableton Setup
  • Week 12: Content creation and user testing
  • Week 13: Enclosure
  • Week 14: Adjustments and debugging
  • Week 15: Present final