The MIDI Thing Brings MIDI Over Bluetooth Wireless To Hardware Instruments

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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 the first device to fully comply with Bluetooth LE MIDI specification recently released by the MIDI Manufacturers Association( MMA).

TMT will appear on your device as any other MIDI instrument, so you will be able to use it within your favorite music apps.

Here’s the official video intro:

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Korg nanoKontrol Studio Overview From NAMM 2016

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At the 2016 NAMM ShowKorg announced the nanoKontrol Studio – a wireless DAW controller that offers eight channels of faders, knobs and buttons. There are also transport controls and a jog wheel.

Here’s an overview from the NAMM Show floor by Korg’s James Sajeva: Continue reading

Ableton Link Now Available To Sync Up iOS Devices Wirelessly

Ableton recently introduced Ableton Link – a new way to streamline syncing of multiple devices – both computers running Live and iOS devices running music apps.

It’s now starting to appear in iOS apps. Here’s a video, via developer Oliver Greschke (Triqtraq and Elastic Drums), that demos syncing and performing with 7 iOS devices, wirelessly, using Ableton Link. Continue reading