Tymkrs (Toymakers) has introduced the Protosynth – a powerful MIDI prototyping platform that converts incoming MIDI events into electrical signals that make it easy to experiment with. Protosynth lets you quickly prototype MIDI-controlled creations, using a built-in breadboards, and then play your creation using any MIDI controller. Protosynth Midi handles the complicated aspects of MIDI… Read More The Protosynth MIDI Offers ‘Super Epic Functionality’ For Synth Prototyping
Korg has introduced plugKEY, a portable MIDI + audio interface for iOS devices. The plugKEY attaches directly to your iOS device with a Lightning connector, so no adapter is needed. It’s designed to provide you with what you need to connect a keyboard to an iOS device and get MIDI in and audio out. Here’s… Read More Korg Intros plugKEY, A MIDI + Audio Interface For iOS Devices
The MIDI Association, a free global community for MIDI users, has announced that it has made the MIDI 1.0 specifications available as free downloads. The MIDI 1.0 Detailed Specification is an important resource for developers and anyone else that needs to know the technical details of MIDI. The document includes sections on: MIDI 1.0 (Electrical Specification and Protocol) General… Read More MIDI Association Makes MIDI 1.0 Specifications Available As Free Downloads
At Superbooth 16, Tubbutec introduced the uniPulse – a universal MIDI interface for vintage drum machines: The uniPulse lets you use vintage drum machines as part of a modern MIDI system.
At Musikmesse 2016: Interface-maker iConnectivity has announced that the iConnectAUDIO2+, the latest in their series of audio and MIDI interfaces for Mac, PC, and iOS, is now shipping. iConnectAUDIO2+ accommodates mics, synths, MIDI, instruments, speakers, headphones, and up to two computer devices simultaneously (Mac/PC/iOS). It features two “premium” combo inputs and six outputs, including an… Read More iConnectAUDIO2+, 2-in, 6-out Audio and MIDI Interface, Now Shipping
Interaction design student Andreas Refsgaard created Eye Conductor, an application that is essentially a MIDI interface that allows people with physical disabilities to play notes and build beats, through eye movements and facial gestures. Using a $99 eye tracker and a regular webcam, Eye Conductor detects the gaze and selected facial movements of users, enabling them to play… Read More ‘Eye Conductor’ Brings MIDI To People With Disabilities
Here’s an in-depth look at using the Keith McMillen K-Mix Programmable Mixer:
Developer Georgi Dianov has launched a Kickstarter project to fund the projection of The MIDI Thing – a wireless bridge that’s designed to bring MIDI over Bluetooth to standard MIDI hardware. The MIDI Thing (TMT) is a bridge device that wirelessly connects your hadware MIDI instruments to your Mac or iOS device. Dianov says that it’s… Read More The MIDI Thing Brings MIDI Over Bluetooth Wireless To Hardware Instruments