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Realtime Adaptive Prototyping for Industrial Design of Multimodal Interactive eXpressive technology

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Project "RAPID-MIX" data sheet

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Organization address
address: PLACA DE LA MERCE, 10-12
postcode: 8002

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 Coordinator Country Spain [ES]
 Project website
 Total cost 2˙682˙586 €
 EC max contribution 2˙330˙004 € (87%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU. (Content technologies and information management: ICT for digital content, cultural and creative industries)
 Code Call H2020-ICT-2014-1
 Funding Scheme IA
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-02-01   to  2018-01-31


Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    UNIVERSIDAD POMPEU FABRA ES (BARCELONA) coordinator 508˙050.00
2    GOLDSMITHS' COLLEGE UK (LONDON) participant 600˙265.00
4    PLUX - WIRELESS BIOSIGNALS S.A. PT (ARRUDA DOS VINHOS) participant 218˙750.00
5    REACTABLE SYSTEMS SL ES (BARCELONA) participant 194˙250.00
6    AUDIOGAMING FR (TOULOUSE) participant 162˙003.00
7    ROLI Ltd UK (London) participant 124˙687.00
8    ORBE FR (PARIS) participant 122˙208.00


 Project objective

RAPID-MIX brings together 3 leading research institutions with 4 dynamic creative industries SMEs and 1 leading wearable technology SME in a technology transfer consortium to bring to market innovative interface products for music, gaming, and e-Health applications. RAPID-MIX uses an intensely user-centric development process to gauge industry pull and end-user desire for new modes of interaction that integrate physiological human sensing, gesture and body language, and smart information analysis and adaptation. Physiological biosignals (EEG, EMG) are used in multimodal hardware configurations with motion sensors and haptic actuators. Advanced machine learning software adapts to expressive human variation, allowing fluid interaction and personalized experience. An iterative, rapid development cycle of hardware prototyping, software development, and application integration accelerates the availability of advanced interface technologies to industry partners. An equally user-centric evaluation phase assures market validation and end-user relevance and usability, feeding back to subsequent design cycles and informing ultimate market deployment. The RAPID-MIX consortium leverages contemporary dissemination channels such as crowd funding, industry trade shows, and contributions to the DIY community to raise awareness across the professional and consumer landscapes of novel interface technologies. Project output is encapsulated in an Open Source RAPID-API exposing application level access to software libraries, hardware designs, and middleware layers. This will enable creative partner SMEs to build a new range of products called Multimodal Interactive eXpressive systems (MIX). It also allows broader industries such as quantified self, and DIY communities, to use the API in their own products in cost effective ways. This assures the legacy of RAPID-MIX and marks its contribution to European competitiveness in rapidly evolving markets for embodied interaction technologies.


List of deliverables.
Final version of MIX products Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2019-03-11 09:45:38
Report on technologies available and APIs to be developed Documents, reports 2019-03-11 09:45:47
Early prototypes V2 Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2019-03-11 09:45:46
Assessment report with user feedback and improvements to the prototypes Documents, reports 2019-03-11 09:45:16
Final report on MIX technology completion and qualification Documents, reports 2019-03-11 09:45:04
Design Guidelines for prototyping Documents, reports 2019-03-11 09:45:33
Design Specifications for MIX products Documents, reports 2019-03-11 10:24:56
Project hand book and quality plan Documents, reports 2019-03-11 09:45:25
API demonstrators Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2019-03-11 09:45:16
Promotional materials of RAPID-MIX set of tools and products v2 Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2018-12-18 20:36:30
First version of MIX products Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2018-12-18 20:36:12
Second report with user feedback and improvements to the MIX technology Documents, reports 2018-12-18 20:37:11
Project website and youtube or vimeo channel Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2018-12-18 20:37:08
UCD methodology Documents, reports 2018-12-18 20:36:35
Internal quality review planning Documents, reports 2018-12-18 20:36:24
Definition of the middleware protocol Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2018-12-18 20:36:33
Second and final version of the RAPID-API Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2018-12-18 20:36:04
Promotional materials of RAPID-MIX set of tools and products Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2018-12-18 20:36:27
Prototype for RAPID-API testing Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2018-12-18 20:36:45
First version of RAPID-API incl. Software, Hardware and middleware Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2018-12-18 20:36:45
Design Guidelines for the RAPID-API Documents, reports 2019-01-08 15:39:39
Second version of MIX products Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2018-12-18 20:37:08
Visual identity of RAPID-API tools Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2018-12-18 20:37:10
Early prototypes V1 Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2018-12-18 20:36:51
Promotional materials of RAPID-MIX set of tools and products v3 Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2018-12-18 20:36:38

Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of RAPID-MIX deliverables.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2017 Scurto, Hugo; Bevilacqua, Frédéric; Françoise, Jules
Shaping and Exploring Interactive Motion-Sound Mappings Using Online Clustering Techniques
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 3 2019-05-30
2017 Francisco Bernardo, Michael Zbyszynski , Rebecca Fiebrink, Mick Grierson, Frederic Bevilacqua, Joseph Laralde, Sebastian Mealla, Panos Papiotis, Carles Julia.
The RAPID-MIX API, a toolkit for fostering innovation in the creative industries with Multimodal, Interactive and eXpressive (MIX) technology
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
13th International Summer Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces, eNTERFACE 2017, 3 – 28 July, Porto, Portugal 2019-05-30
2017 Visda Goudarzi, Mathieu Barthet, György Fazeka, Francisco Bernardo, Rebecca Fiebrink, Michael Zbyszyński, Chunghsin Yeh
Sound Design In The Cloud
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
AudioMostly 2017 2019-05-30
2017 Matuszewski, B. and Schnell, N.
LFO – A graph-based modular approach to the processing of data streams
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Proceedings of the Web Audio Conference 2019-05-30
2017 Esteban Maestre, Panagiotis Papiotis, Marco Marchini, Quim Llimona, Oscar Mayor, Alfonso Perez, Marcelo M. Wanderley
Enriched Multimodal Representations of Music Performances: Online Access and Visualization
published pages: 24-34, ISSN: 1070-986X, DOI: 10.1109/MMUL.2017.3
IEEE MultiMedia 24/1 2019-05-30
2017 Francisco Bernardo, Michael Zbyszynski, Rebecca Fiebrink, Mick Grierson
Interactive Machine Learning for End-User Interaction
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Designing the User Experience of Machine Learning Systems 2019-05-30
2017 Zbyszynski, Michael; Grierson, Mick; Yee-King, Matthew
Rapid Prototyping of New Instruments with CodeCircle
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
New Interfaces for Musical Expression 4 2019-05-30
2017 Zbyszynski, Michael; Grierson, Mick; Yee-King, Matthew; Fedden, leon
Write once run anywhere revisited: machine learning and audio tools in the browser with C++ and emscripten
published pages: 21-23, ISSN: , DOI:
Web Audio Conference 2017 3 2019-05-30
2017 Bevilacqua, F., Larralde, J. and Matuszewski, B
Prototypes for exploring gestural interaction using smartphones
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Adjunct proceedings of the Interact’17 Conference 2019-05-30
2016 Jules Françoise, Frédéric Bevilacqua, and Thecla Schiphorst
Gaussbox: Prototyping movement interaction with interactive visualizations of machine learning.
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.1145/2851581.2890257
Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI EA ’16, pages 3667–3670 2019-05-30
2016 Carles F. Juliá, Panos Papiotis, Sebastian Mealla Cincuegrani, Sergi Jordà
Prototyping interactions with Online Multimodal Repositories and Interactive Machine Learning
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Movement and Computing Conference 2019-05-30
2018 Fiebrink, R., and B. Caramiaux
The Machine Learning Algorithm As Creative Musical Tool.
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
The Oxford Handbook of Algorithmic Music 2019-05-30
2017 Bernardo, F., Arner, N., Batchelor, P.
O Soli Mio: Exploring Millimeter Wave Radar for Musical Interaction
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Proceedings of New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2017 2019-05-30
2017 Dubos, A., Bevilacqua, F., Larralde, J., Chevrier, J., and J ́ego, J.-F.
Designing gestures for interactive systems: Towards multicultural perspectives
published pages: pp.524-526, ISSN: , DOI:
Proceedings of the Interact’17 Conference LNCS-10516 (Part IV) 2019-05-30
2017 Parkinson, A., Zbyszynski, M., Bernardo, F.
Demonstrating Interactive Machine Learning Tools for Rapid Prototyping of Gestural Instruments in the Browser
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Proceedings of Web Audio Conference 2017 2019-05-30
2017 Schnell, Norbert; Schwarz, Diemo; Larralde, Joseph; Borghesi, Riccardo
PiPo, A Plugin Interface for Afferent Data Stream Processing Modules
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
International Symposium on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR) 1 2019-05-30

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