Where do the names Drancing and Drancel come from?

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Dr Darren explains the history:

Many years ago, in about 1996, I began development of a sensor suit musical instrument using sensors for making music with your whole body, which I called "Drumming-by-Dancing", but that was too long, so I shortened it to Drancing.

As I moved away from the sensor suit format to more flexible wearable sensors and embedded electronics, I called each motion-controlled synthesis unit (or synthesis "atom") a Drancel, meaning a "Drancing element".

Then I started also controlling lights with the body movements. So there is a light synthesis Drancel system - denoted Drancel (R,G,B) - and a sound synthesis Drancel system (and one can combine them).

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