Tapping and swiping is so 2013. Who needs touchscreens now that IK Multimedia’s iRing lets you interact with your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with
simple gestures? First presented at CES 2014, the iRing motion controller offers gestural control over your favorite
music apps in real-time, using simple hand positioning for music expression.
The iRing system consists of two double-sided “rings” to wear comfortably on the fingers along with a series of apps that are able to detect the iRings’ accurate positions in space using the
device’s camera. Through the recognition of the dot patterns printed on the rings, the device’s camera picks up the movement and translates it into MIDI information. Users can then interact with
music apps by simply moving their hands in front of their device through the precise reading of the ring position, which is converted into music commands or MIDI control messages to operate