To develop an Android-based mobile app. It is an app that helps beginner guitarists to improve their playing skills.
The app has to have these functions:
To be able to record down the sound of the user strumming the guitar and compare it with the original song. The comparison will be made by matching the accuracy of the chords. A score or grade will be given to the user at the end. The original song's mp3 can be chosen by the user.
To be able to detect the sound of the guitar played for each of the 6 strings. An indication will be given whether the user should loosen or tighten the tuning knot of a guitar in text form "Tighter!!" or "Looser!!" until it is tuned to the perfect tuning, which is EADGBE.
3) Selecting Type of Acoustic Guitar
The sample sound of 4 basic wood types of Acoustic Guitar namely Spruce, Cedar, Mahagony and Maple can be played as an output for the user to listen. There is also a short description of each types of wood and it's advantages. This will help the user to select the best guitar for himself.
4) Guitar Lessons
To promote or direct to guitar lessons offered by [url removed, login to view]
5) Maintenance Tips
To display some tips to take care of the guitar in text form.
Attached is details for the app and some prototype sketches.
The project is aimed for prototype demonstration only.
App functions are more prioritized than the design so the design can be simple as long the function is completed.
The main function, Grading is to be prioritized to be completed compared to other sub functions. :)