Use Your iPhone As A Theremin

New App, GyroSynth, Uses Gyroscope To Capture Motion      01/11/10

Buying Choices

GyroSynth is a gesture-driven music synthesizer for the iPhone 4, that takes adventage of the gyroscope to let you play and modulate the sound by moving your hand through the air.

GyroSynth uses the iPhone 4's gyroscope to measure roll, pitch, and yaw of the phone and translates them to sound parameters like pitch, volume, modulation or filter cutoff. 


  • 4 types of oscillator: vocal (formant synthesizer), sine wave and square (PWM modulation), R2D2 – experimental FM modulation
  • Several control modes
  • Delay effect
  • Included musical scales allow you to effortlessly play in several styles
  • Built-in recorder and player with overdub function

Pricing and Availability

GyroSynth is available now for $9.99. 


James Lewin
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