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Bl!x is a toy that turns tapping and arm position into amplified melody or percussion beats. The toy contains an arm band that has retractable finger cover that contains a pressure sensor. A potentiometer in the elbow joint controls the pitch or instrument selection.

Design Team: David Stiebel, Erons Ohienmhen, Liane Fang, Mike Nawrot, Nydia Ruleman, Ron Perez with instructors Andrew Carvey, Maddie Hickman, David Kirkland, and Elizabeth Page