About MakeyMakey

From Interaction Station Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Makey Makey


What is a Makey Makey? How does it work? What kind of things can you do with it?

Makey Makey is an electronics board designed to connect everyday objects to computer keys. Using a a makey makey board, alligator clips, and a USB cable, the toy uses closed loop electrical signals to send the computer either a keyboard stroke or mouse click signal. With this you can turn any conductive object into an keyboard.


Ways of using the MakeyMakey

We created a Max application to trigger sound and videos with makeymakey. It's called maxeymaxey. Download it here. Or view the source here

There is also a processing code template. Add the Processing Sound library to processing! (From the Processing menu choose 'sketch -> import library -> add library')

Where to buy