Development work is proceeding on the Miselu Neiro – the new Android-based multi-touch keyboard platform we called the ‘iPad of synths’.
The Neiro is a portable, net-enabled ‘social music device’. It offers a keyboard, a wide multi-touch display and a variety of musical apps and cloud services.
Miselu’s Malte Goesche shared some comments with us from Korg’s Hironori Fukuda on developing for the Neiro. Fukuda manages software development at Korg, including the Korg Legacy Collection & Korg’s iOS apps, and is porting PolySix to the Neiro.
“After spending some time becoming familiar with the neiro, it was really a no-brainer,” notes Fukuda. “We decided that it would offer a great opportunity to develop a synthesizer app with a totally new user experience.”
“The Miselu platform has already been perfectly customized for synthesizer use with low latency audio playback based on their great MusicSDK,” adds Fukuda. “Also, the display size really works well music apps. For example, it behaves just like the top panel of hardware so designing the user interface was very straightforward. It ended up being a much easier port than I had expected.”
Fukuda also a positive outlook on the potential of the Neiro platform.
“Neiro is such a software developer-friendly platform. I think that the platform will end up growing far beyond my expectations.”