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
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
Developer Tamas Nagy, the founder of Imimot Software, let us know about Vezér – an OS X app that’s designed for control and synchronization of MIDI, OSC or DMX enabled environments, using timeline-based automation. Vezér lets you create projects that combine audio playback and basic audio routing with MIDI, OSC or DMX. It can also handle realtime MIDI/OSC/DMX data recording during playback. The… Read More Vezér – A MIDI/OSC/DMX Timeline & Control App For Multimedia Artists
Author David Battino shared this video, The Power Of MIDI, that explores how he’s used the power put out by MIDI controllers to run his DIY ‘monster synths’ and MIDI signal detectors:
At the 2016 NAMM Show, iConnectivity was introducing the iConnectAUDIO2+, a 2-in 6-out Audio & MIDI Interface. The iConnectAUDIO2+ offers 2 mic/line/instrument inputs; 3 pairs of independent stereo outputs; configurable audio paths; advanced MIDI connectivity, routing, and management; full compatibility with Mac, PC and iOS devices, and the ability to pass audio and MIDI from one to another. Here’s an… Read More iConnectAUDIO2+ 2-in 6-out Audio & MIDI Interface Overview
At the 2016 NAMM Show, we got an update from Zivix on their JamStick+ MIDI guitar controller. They discussed two main audiences for the JamStick+:
Here’s a sneak preview of the upcoming Zivix Puc+ wireless MIDI adapter, from the 2016 NAMM Show.
At the 2016 NAMM Show, Yamaha has introduced two new adapters that are designed to let you connect your existing MIDI gear wirelessly via Bluetooth to devices up to 10 meters away.