%0 Conference Paper %B New Interfaces for Musical Expression %D 2006 %T Augmenting the Cello %A Freed, Adrian %A Uitti, Frances-Marie %A Wessel, David %A Zbyszynski, Michael %C Paris, France %I NIME %P 409-413 %U http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publication/augmenting_cello %X Software and hardware enhancements to an electric 6-string cello are described with a focus on a new mechanical tuning device, a novel rotary sensor for bow interaction and control strategies to leverage a suite of polyphonic sound processing effects.