Wacom, best known for its line of graphics tablets, has announced the NextBeat DJ system, aimed at professional DJs.
Wacom’s Nextbeat is a fully integrated professional DJ system, incorporating touch sensor controls and innovative live performance functions. It also features a unique wireless portable control unit that docks with the main device:
Nextbeat combines two digital players, a mixer, effector and sampler in a single lightweight and compact unit.
Wacom’s DJ device will be presented at the Winter Music Conference from 24-28 March 2009 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA, and the Musikmesse from 1-4 April 2009 in Frankfurt, Germany.
The nextbeat DJ system is scheduled for release across Europe and Japan in Summer 2009.