Melissa Lu


AI Experiment with Google

Semi-Conductor is an experiment that lets you conduct your own orchestra through your browser.
You can move your arms to change the tempo, volume, and instrumentation of a piece of music.


It uses Tensorflow.js, a machine learning library that works in the browser, to map out your movements through your webcam. An algorithm plays along to the score as you conduct, using hundreds of tiny audio files from live recorded instruments.

Built by Rupert Parry, Melissa Lu, Haylie Craig and Samantha Cordingley from Google Creative Lab, Sydney.


Impact / Mentions

23k+ individual users 1 month after launch date.
Top countries: United States, Brazil, United Kingdom, France, India, Russia, Canada, Australia.

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