What if we could touch our music again?
Also: SoundCards, music trading-cards that link you to music in the cloud.
- Many people have a physical connection with their music. These people like to organize, display and interact with their music via the containers (album covers, cd cases).
- Music is a highly social medium. People enjoy sharing music with others. People learn about new music from others in their social circle.
- The location where music is stored will likely switch from devices managed by the listener to devices managed by a music service. In the future, a music purchaser will purchase the right to listen to a particular song, while the actual music data will remain managed by the music service.
Finally: Daito Manabe and Motoi Ishibash built a lighting sequencer that uses RFID-enabled cards to control lighting and sounds.
”Maybe it’s time we get out of the broadcasting business…”
—Dean Del Mastro, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage.
The Honourable James Moore
Minister of Canadian Heritage
and Official Languages
House of Commons
Also: Build Your Own.
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