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Kickstarter: Tornado MIDI Gloves

YouTuber HalutioN was playing with some MIDI gloves in his latest video, and I thought he must have sold a kidney to rent Imogen Heap's mi.mu gloves. Instead I find that Tornado Gloves are a comparatively affordable alternative.

While Imogen Heap's failed Kickstarter sought to sell the gloves for $2,000 with a campaign goal of $200,000, these guys are much more modest. You can back them for $350 to reserve a single glove, or $500 for a pair. They're only after $5,000 in total funding and they managed to meet that goal!

The demo video for this shows the Tornado Gloves being used for a lot more than just music making. They also intend for the gloves to be useful in gaming and 3D modeling. I would love to try these out in VR!

Reader Comments 4

And on that note, I'm going to introduce you to Powerglove, named after the relevant Nintendo controller.

January 19, 2018  | person_outline Blaaaarghonaut
Ha! Thanks for that. They have some great video production and costumes! Like Gwar, but with game music.

January 22, 2018  | person_outline Blaaaarghonaut
It's 2018. Do we really need tech equipment sliced from the hides of long-suffering, now dead, animals?
January 22, 2018  | person_outline el-bo

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