IK Multimedia has released a series of videos that demonstrate the use of their new $25 iRing gestural controller with several iOS music applications.
The iRings work with the cameras in iOS devices to sense the position of your hands and translate gestures into control over music apps.
In the above video, iRing and the iRing FX/Controller control Loopy HD and Korg Gadget, using Audiobus, iRing FX/Controller as MIDI controller and iRing for motion-based gestures.
Here’s an example of a gestural ‘synth jam’ using iRing and the iRing FX/Controller, with Loopy HD and Korg Gadget, using Audiobus,
Here’s a demo of iRing being used to control audio effects in DJ apps like DJay 2 and iKaossilator, using IK Multimedia’s iRing FX/Controller app:
Below, iRing is used to control IK Multimedia’s GrooveMaker 2 app:
The video below demos iRing controlling IK Multimedia’s DJ Rig DJ app:
The next video demos using iRIng to control your Mac:
This video shows how to use iRing with Ableton Live:
A free iRing software development kit is available for developers interested in integrating iRing support into their apps.