Ben Andrews

Check out this Digital Hand Drum

ATV Corporation from Japan revealed a digital hand percussion instrument called the aFrame. 

Yet another digital instrument that’s promised to give players an acoustic instrument feel, the hand drum has a playable surface stretched over a handsome bamboo frame and is claimed able to respond to subtleties in a player’s tapping, stroking or pressing like no other digital percussion instrument can… The aFrame is based around something the company calls Adaptive Timbre Technology, which is reported to capture and output player nuances at the surface through the application of filter algorithms called Timbre EQ to dynamically generate a huge variety of classic or modern electronic tones and effects.

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