The Gesture Description Interchange Format (GDIF) is being developed as a tool for streaming and storing data of music-related movements, actions and gestures. Current general purpose formats developed within the motion capture industry and biomechanical community (e.g. C3D) focus mainly on describing low-level motion of body joints. We are more interested in describing gesture qualities, performer-instrument relationships, and movement-sound relationships in a coherent and consistent way. A common format will simplify working with different software, platforms and devices, and allow for sharing data between institutions.
GDIF administration (05/03/2010 09:09 am)
General maintenance of the GDIF initiative
Format (08/05/2009 02:00 pm)
Descriptions of the format, including namespaces, units and open discussions.
Controllers and Interfaces (08/05/2009 12:43 pm)
Here we are working on the development of namespaces for various controllers and interfaces that are often used in music and multimedia applications