Dude hacks guitar, giving it the ability to type out emails based on chords he plays

Advertising professional comes out with impressive music-tech project

Widen + Kennedy’s David Neevel recently came to the decision that he spent too much time at his computer typing out emails and not enough time shredding on his guitar. His solution to this problem was a most unique one—he would develop the programming / coding necessary to hook up a guitar to the computer so that he could play notes which would be converted into words; a guitar-keyboard, if you will. This way, he can get his work done AND practice the guitar at the same time.

David Neevel with his guitar keyboard

The crazy thing—it worked. Really, really well as a matter of fact. Instructional video after the jump.

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