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Acoustic Output

Very recently, I’ve gotten interested in experimental technology projects.

I found  a project titled “Years” created by a young German named Bartholomäus Traubeck. In one of his most recent projects, Traubeck reads a tree’s ring information data and translates it into music.

As we all know, one can estimate how old a tree is by counting the rings across its trunk. As reported in a couple of technology blogs I read recently, the tree’s rings are analyzed for strength, thickness and growth rate. The combination of these characteristics create the final sound. I don’t quite understand the technology behind the Years Project. All I know is that a brain-like coronal section of a tree gets read by a PlayStation type camera just like a needle used to read Elvis Presley vinyl records in the good old days. The experimental data gets analyzed based on the wood’s texture and its relation to a certain set of programming rules, resulting in the piano concert below. Innovative ?

YEARS from Bartholomäus Traubeck on Vimeo.

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This entry was posted on 02/22/2012 by in Innovation, Technology and tagged , .

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Adriana Galue

Adriana Galue

I am a neuroscientist and a technologist. I am also an entrepreneur currently working on optimizing the process of technology transfer & commercialization in Latin America.

As a scientist, I co-developed the preclinical phase of the only treatment available up to date for patients suffering from Cystic Fibrosis. This experience led me to a passion for business development and technology commercialization.

In addition to science, I am also passionate about helping other entrepreneurs grow. I am a contributor for The Next Woman, Women 2.0, Eureka Startups, YoSoyPyme-BBVA & Ellas 2.0 among some other venues. I also mentor in several global accelerators including Startup Weeks, Wayra LATAM, GoCode Colorado & The Next Woman.

I am available for technology commercialization, go to market strategy, financial analysis & venture capital related questions in English, Spanish or French.

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