A recent software update for the Beamz Player addresses some of the issues we raised in our comments earlier this year. The update (available for PC only at the moment) is a free download from the Beamz website.
The Beamz – Breaking laser beams
Break one of the four laser beams to trigger sounds and note sequences on the included software. Works with PC, Mac and iPad.
Switch and eye gaze control of the software is possible for those with more limited movements. Beamz controller recommended for those with good upper body control.
Playing Beamz at The Dales School
Today Andrew and I took a Beamz up to the Dales School in Morton-on-Swale to see how accessible it would be to the children. It was used across the day as one of several instruments available to the groups during their weekly music sessions. The controller was used with the Beamz software (Education and Healthcare version) […]