In a recent Omeleto video, they capture the sound of a tree trunk played like a record player. Doesn’t seem like it’s possible? According to Omeleto, they explain how the sound was generated and it’s a quite a chilling and haunting sound.
HOW IT WORKS: Instead of a needle, an optical sensor reads the wood’s color and texture. Then, algorithms convert those variations into notes on a scale, which is mapped to a piano synthesizer and played.