TALKING HANDS is a gestural performance interface that translates the hand movements of the performer into speech sounds of an artificial voice.
The human hand with its range of fine motor movements becomes a “speaking instrument”. Similar to an acoustic puppet the synthetic voice follows the hand and finger movements in the form of a gestural-phonetic alphabet..

The LEDs, positioned at the measuring points of the sensor, make the gestural commands visible on the hand itself.

material: cables, LEDs, microcontroller, bluetooth modules technics: Leap motion sensor, MaxMSP / Klatt synthesizer