This $75 synthesizer will turn anything into an instrument

Yuri Suzuki, the designer that brought you cabs that create music from street noise and helped Disney turn your earlobe into a speaker, is launching a Kickstarter through his company Dentaku for a circuit board that turns anything and everything into a musical instrument. Calling Ototo a circuit board is selling it short; it’s actually a customizable synthesizer that can be played straight away using your fingers. However, if you connect a clip from any conductive material to one of the synthesizer’s contact points, touching that material will play a note on the synthesizer. The list of objects this will work with is virtually endless, but a video launching the Kickstarter campaign shows Ototo connected to all manner of fruit,…

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