Tenori-On, a futuristic digital music instrument, to launch in the UK

Crazy futuristic concept become a real world product. It's not often you can say that, but in the case of the Tenori-On it's true.

Media artist Toshio Iwai and Yamaha have collaborated to develop a new digital music instrument for the 21st century, the Tenori-0n.

A 16 x 16 matrix of LED switches this device claims to allow everyone to play music intuitively through the visible music interface.

It's having an official press launch in London in early September, so we'll bring you more info on this innovative invention then.

In the meantime check out the MySpace link below for more pics and sample of the sounds this thing can produce.