Cell Phone Synthesizer is a multi-user collaborative piece designed to create music with phones. Participant’s mobile devices are tracked via camera, and their positions and screen colors are used to compose a immersive sound experience.
The digital revolution has layered a vast system of cameras, communication devices, microcontrollers and sensors over our environment, enabling entirely new ways to imagine, monitor, and understand our cities.
In order to add extra functionality to max, you can download and install “3rd party externals”. These are binaries that you download, unzip and place within your MAX SEARCH PATH (i.e. in Max, go to Options > File Preferences… and add the folder where you’ll put your 3rd party extensions; I recommend a folder called “_for-Max” in your “Documents” folder).
Some helpful examples: