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Kurv Guitar

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KURV GUITAR

 no strings attached

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Kurv Guitar. no strings attached.

Kurv

Wearable

Clip into your the palm of your hands, so you don't have to hold it.  Freedom to play in any position, without constraints, on the go

Touch

The pad detects the pressure of your fingerstips, enabling fine control and subtle manipulation of sound. A light touch makes a soft sound where as a stronger touch will be louder.

Gesture

Captures your movement to control sound.  Enabling you to transition from one key to another, moving seamlessly up and down a virtual fret board.

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Pick

Feel

Smooth like a pebble it fits comfortably in your hand

Gesture

It senses the strumming or plucking movements you make just like a normal guitar.  Reacting to your tempo fast and slow.  Adapting to allow switching from wide open chords to close and muted.

Pocket size

Fits in your pocket for recording on the go.
Dont let inspiration slip away.

Intuitive Playing

One in four people want to play the guitar.

Learning an instrument is not easy and takes years of practise to master.  As a result many people give up and never get to enjoy playing.

We believe the joy of playing a guitar should be available to everyone.  So we've remove some of the barriers and you rocking in minutes.

We gave a Kurv to 5 beginners to see what happened

Guitar Hits
Guitar Pro
Control Instruments
Developer

Guitar

Three Guitars sounds built into the App

Electric

Accoustic

Bass

Notation

Efforless to learn:
Stop thinking about your fingers.. Focus on the music and feel the beat
No barrier between you mind, your fingers and your music

Easy to follow:
We have developed an intuitive song sheets that's easy to learn.
Where you place your fingers on the Kurv corresponds to the notation.
If you want to play along to a song, the app will guide you through the finger positions using easy to read animated notation.

Chose your skill level:
Most instruments only have one level of difficulty, build in different skill levels. Once you've mastered a song, challenge yourself and take it to the next level.

Songs

We put together a great collection of 60 songs from …. To….. to get you stared.  You’ll be rocking your favourite tunes in no time.  Within minutes you could be playing a classic guitar riff, from Taylor Swift to The Beatles

For more songs and sounds you'll be able to purchase from the Kurv store.

Open Instruments

MIDI Controller
Use the Kurv as a MIDI controller (Musical Instruments Digital Interface)

Connect to your Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)

Customise your own or use pre-existing sound banks / libraries.
Create, perform and record your music.

Compatible with software / 3rd party apps:
Garage Band
Logic
ProTools
Cubase
Animoog, Sunrizer, Argon, and more!

API:
The Kurv app sends data over the WIFI network using a universally understood protocols, OSC (Open Sound Control) and MIDI. OSC works with all major music recording and production software, and known to all developers of music products.

Anything is Possible:
Record your own sounds and create new instruments
The Kurv comes loaded with 5 modes to get you started. We have a great set of instruments and loops already built in.
You can add a whole lot more in a one‑time in‑app purchase.

Sampling
taste / signature

Developer

Be Inspired

Join our developer community and channel your creativity into redefine instruments and transform how people play music, perform, present, control and interact in VR.

Our Developer Portal has everything you need, including the latest resources and integrations.

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How it works

DOWNLOAD
Download and install the Kurv app to your phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop. Available: Apple Store and direct from our site

CONNECT
Pair the Kurv and Pick to your device with bluetooth.

SELECT
Our app comes with 3 types of guitar, and 60 songs to get you started.
Choose from the sound library a guitar or song you want to play.

PLUG
Sound is delivered through your connected device.
Plug in headphones for privacy or speakers to amplify!

PLAY
Sounds is generated from the app as you play.

ENJOY
Now your ready to Rock!

Personalise

Fit:
We’ve designed (engineered) the Kurv to the ergonomics of the hand ensure you feel great when playing it.

Left & Right:
The Kurv will be available in left and right versions.

Size:
Collaboration with Bodymetrics we will be Print out the sheet attached. Check the print out is to scale using a ruler and the reference. Chose which hand you are closest.

We will be mannufacturing 3 different sized of fit Small, Medium, Large

Colour:
We will provide colour options in our stretch goals

Name:
Have your name or message engraved on your Kurv

Specifications

We've packed inside the latest most powerful sensor to ensure you get impressive at an Affordable Price.

DIMENSIONS:











MATERIAL:

SENSORS:

MOVEMENT:

DISPLAY:

SOUND:

LIGHTING:

LANGUAGE:

POWER:





BLUETOOTH:




CONNECT:








PLATFORM:

PROCESSOR:

AUDIO:

COMPATIBLE:
Kurv:
Length: 6.06 in (154 mm)
Width: 0.96 in (24.5 mm)
Height: 2.28 in (58 mm)
Weight: 9 oz (255 grams)

Pick:
Length: 6.06 in (154 mm)
Width: 0.96 in (24.5 mm)
Height: 2.28 in (58 mm)
Weight: 9 oz (255 grams)

MATERIAL:

SENSORS:

MOVEMENT:

DISPLAY:

SOUND:

LIGHTING:

LANGUAGE:

On/Off Button Up to 10 hours of continuous playback
Built-in rechargeable Lithium-ion battery Kurv is powered by a lithium battery which lasts 10 hours on full charge.  Recharge via your computer micro-USB, or a wall adapter.  Giving you the power to jam away for hours..

You can recharge your battery using your computer via a micro-USB, or a wall adapter

Bluetooth 4.0 (w/ BTLE) • 3.5mm Stereo Input • Micro-USB Port (charging only) Simultaneous multipoint: connect two (multiple – please specify) devices at the same time Bluetooth Wireless Range: at least 33 feet (10m) Bluetooth Smart Ready Supports Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) Profiles Supported: HFP 1.6 A2DP 1.2 AVRCP 1.4 HSP 1.2 SPP

Bluetooth 4.0 (w/ BTLE)
3.5mm Stereo Input
Micro-USB Port (charging only)
Simultaneous multipoint: connect two (multiple – please specify) devices at the same time

PLATFORM:

PROCESSOR:

No speakers - powered by iphone

Mobile devices:
Kurv compatible with
iOS devices
iPhones

In the Box

Kurv & Pik

2 Charging cable micro USB 24" (0.61m)

Kurv App (download)

Quick Start Guide

Sound library:
60 Songs
Guitar, Acoustic, Electric and Bass

Shipping

Where

Ships to the US, Canada, EU 28 countries, Norway, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru & Mexico. 

International shipping dates may vary dependent on certification in country.

When

The sooner you back us, the faster your Kurv will arrive.

At the end of the campaign we will be sending Kickstarter surveys where you can fill out your shipping address for delivery.

We plan to start shipping based on the plege ordered. First Kurv Developer Editions in May 2016 and Early Adopter Home Editions in Winter 2015 to our Kickstarter supporters.

All our ship dates are estimated dates and may vary.  We will keep you notified as information becomes available.

Pre-Order

Kurv will be available for pre-order on Kickstarter... in November.


We process all shipments in the order in which we received payment. Those who pre-order through our campaign will receive their Jibos in an earlier batch than those who order later.

Early adopter special price available on Kickstarter NOW.

What People are saying

"Amazing"

What People are saying

"Amazing"

Who We are

We are a passionate team of musicians, designers and computer scientists using modern technology to aid self-expression.  Learning music can be a painful experience.  We feel every step of your musical journey should be enjoyable.

Our Inspiration

In 2013, Suran Goonatilake recognised that wireless and sensor technology had advanced to the point where it could change the way we make music and the Kurv was born.

Our Mission

To introduce the world to a whole new generation of virtual instruments and control surfaces, starting with the Kurv.

Contact US

Press: press@kurv.io

Info: info@kurv.io

Customer: customer@kurv.io

Join Us: Carreas@kurv.io