'PhonePhone': NFC phone as a musical instrument

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This paper describes ‘PhonePhone’ – an approach to create a musical instrument using a Near Field Communication enabled mobile phone. Designs of prototypes leading to the instrument are described in step by step fashion with an explanation of the rationale behind the instrument implementation. The result is a conceptual prototype, which can be used to play different sounds, e.g. piano and drums.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of CHI 2009
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery ACM
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)978 -1-60558 -247 -4
Publication statusPublished - 2009
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2009 - Boston, United States
Duration: 4 Apr 20099 Apr 2009


ConferenceACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2009
CountryUnited States


  • Near Field Communication
  • NFC
  • mobile phone
  • musical instrument
  • Piano
  • Drums

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