Some people march to the beat of a different drummer, and we'd say Danne Woo and Stefanie Kleinman are two such individuals.
The NYU students created an instrument that uses RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology to make music, and the result is pretty entrancing if you ask us.
The RFID Beat Box works by reading the various RFID tags, which are cleverly designed to look like tiny vinyl records. Each tag/disc is programmed with a different sound that's triggered when placed in one of four wooden bowls, which are outfitted with RFID readers.
The discs and bowls are color-coded to indicate a certain instrument or musical style, and LED lights blink along to the beat for visual effect. … Read more