Akai Pro Debuts Wireless, Streaming BT-500 Turntable at 2016 NAMM Show

Akai Professional debuted its new BT-500 audiophile belt- drive turntable today at the 2016 NAMM Show. Company officials say the turntable is their response “to the rapidly growing demand for high-performance turntables in the resurgent vinyl market.” They tout the BT-500 as a good match for the record enthusiast who wants “a unit with no-compromise… Read More Akai Pro Debuts Wireless, Streaming BT-500 Turntable at 2016 NAMM Show

Zivix Intros Jamstik+ and PUC+ With Bluetooth MIDI

At the 2015 NAMM Show, Chris Heille of Zivix introduced the updated Jamstik+ and PUC+ with Bluetooth MIDI support. Bluetooth LE MIDI offers high performance, without sacrificing WiFi connectivity from your iOS devices. Users can be connected to any iOS device or Mac and still browse the web, or use web-based applications.

Arduino + MIDI Over Bluetooth To iOS, OSX

Developer Matthias Frick – who created the Bluetooth over MIDI app MIDI LE – wants to take the technology to the next level. Here’s created sketches for the Arduino platform designed to connect USB MIDI devices to OS X and iOS wirelessly over Bluetooth. Here’s what he has to say about the video demo, embedded above: