Each musician cultivates his art in order to be unique and singular. Its aesthetic sound constitutes its identity. So how to create an instrument specific to each artist? How to influence the sound identity of the instrument? How to industrialize custom-made?
SYOS is an emerging musical company that offers musicians the highest level of customization you can think of, that is, the possibility to shape their own and unique sound.
Just as singers have their own, unique voice, with SYOS musicians will be able to shape their own, unique sound.
Thanks to its scientific expertise from 5 years of research in prestigious laboratories such as Ircam or McGill University, SYOS has developed an algorithm that can link the vocabulary the musician uses to describe his dream sound and the geometry of the musical instrument that will help him obtain this specific sound. 3D printing is then used to build those unique pieces in a quick, flexible and personalized way, for a moderate cost.
The project was launched in 2014 and the company created in 2016. They have won multiple prizes and grants. Famous saxophone players have already adopted their products and SYOS has more than 150 customers in several countries in Europe and North America.
SYOS has developed a unique way of designing musical instruments, where the musician is at the heart of the design process. SYOS created an algorithm that is able to translate the words used by musicians to describe their dream sound into an instrument geometry that will deliver the specific sound. Instead of mass-producing standardized instruments that do not fit everybody, SYOS create unique pieces, made to meet the expectations of any musician.
This new way of building instruments is made possible thanks to the use of a knowledge driven 3D parametric design approach coupled with 3D printing. It allows unique, ultra personalized pieces to be made in a quick, flexible and reliable way.
As far as manufacturing is concerned, 3D printing technology enables to manufacture innovative geometries, with acoustic improvements, which can simply not be built with traditional processes (plastic injection or CNC). It also outclasses handmade production since the 3D design-to-3D printing process is a repeatable one, that allows great control and prediction of the output quality.
All this can bring to the mass-market the degree of personalization that was only possible with hand-made production and reserved for an elite population till now.
The 3DEXPERIENCE Platform and mentors knowledge will be leveraged to:
Pauline and Maxime put the alliance of acoustic and cognitive sciences at the service of music.
An alternative to the drifts of the programmed obsolescence. L’increvable is the idea of changing the way we design and consume products. Let’s take the example of a product you can find in quite every house: the washing machine. A washing machine average cost is 350€. It decreased across time, but the repair cost of the washing machine increased by 125% the last 20 years.
Laurent Bernadac is an INSA Toulouse engineer, and a virtuoso musician as well (Gold Medal at the Conservatoire de Toulouse, Jazz Guitar & Violin Section). Laurent had a challenge: design an electric violin which wouldn't weigh more than a classic, wooden acoustic one. After several trials, he found the solution: a 3D Printed Violin. He named his concept 3DVarius.
Our daily usage of connected objects, smartphones and other watches requires more and more energy, some studies show that there will be more than 50 billions of connected objects in 2020. The scale factor makes everyday a new challenge for the network to provide this overload of energy.
The construction industry needs a digital revolution. Even though it is the world´s biggest employer, the industry has been posting profitability losses for over three decades.
Leonardo da Vinci, engineer. He is the father of inventions as modern as the plane, the helicopter, the submarine or the automobile. Made of wood in its time or even mostly sketched extremely detailed, these machines were then not often functional, but already demonstrated his genius.
Civilian drones have been around for years offering people the opportunity to do what they cannot normally do from the ground. Aerial photography, rescue missions, agricultural monitoring, air pollution watch, and even the all new drone racing. Two types of drones are mainly used today. They are helicopter-like machines and airplane-like machines.
Aerospace companies are in the vortex of turbulent times.The speed and skill with which they adopt to the tumult will determine their fate. How can we help your aerospace company deliver more affordable products faster? How can you more efficiently integrate simulation and certification at every phase of a program to reduce costs and minimize risk?
We can see all around us that world is changing fast and the entry barrier is reducing, machines are getting more affordable. Those were only for professionals are now more accessible to all with Cloud software. Our audience is then extending from professionals to amateurs, the world of makers (DIY).
Do you think your project is the next big thing?
Join the team !