Above, CEO Alan Smithson gives an enthusiastic demonstration of the Emulator. Talk about eating your own dogfood – Smithson is a DJ that saw the initial Emulator design concept on YouTube and thought it was so cool that he decided to create a company to bring the multitouch controller to market.
Right now, Emulator works with Traktor Pro for the PC. Smithson isn’t officially announcing anything else yet, but said that they are working to make this cross-platform and compatible with other DJ apps.
The Emulator is available now, starting at $3,875. Details below.
Here’s the official blurb on the Emulator:
Emulator is the most revolutionary experience for DJ’s in the last 30 years!, is the first REAL and USABLE Multi-Touch DJ System that allows the crowd to see exactly what the DJ is doing on a huge transparent touch screen.
The art of DJ’ing is now part of the clubs lightshow, this is the next level in DJ performance!
Emulator is the first native multi-touch software for windows 7, this makes it possible to convert even a simple Tablet PC into a powerful multi-touch midi controller.
A version specifically for Mac OSX is currently under development.
Is ready to use and does not require any special programming or configuration, follow the basic set up instructions and you are ready to play within 5 minutes.
Emulator is the only MIDI controller that can show all the information needed on one single screen.
Our patented technology gives the user a ”heads-up” display of all tracks and information.
Supports multiple controller layouts, covering the most important DJ’ing software on the market.
Versions for Ableton, Serato and Virtual DJ are in development.
The Traktor Pro version is available now.
Is a complete multi-touch MIDI controller, for example, the Traktor version has more than 130 MIDI buttons, knobs and sliders covering all common features of Traktor Pro and more!!!
Emulator Multi-Touch System has an extreme low latency, with our touchscreen units the latency is only 7ms, this results in fast real time touch points, without the fear of false touchs or ghost points.
Is fully upgradable, buying the Emulator software or any of our multi-touch packages, you receive lifetime product software upgrades with direct support from our private support forum.
Software use low CPU resources, all graphics in Emulator are accelerated by hardware, our graphical engine guarantees low cpu usage.
Emulator is the most durable midi controller available, touch screens support extremely hard usage, the continuous usage will never deteriorate the sliders, knobs or buttons.
Emulator is awesome!
The Emulator Multi-Touch Professional DJ System is now available for purchase.
It is available as stand alone software for use in your Tablet PC or your prefered multitouch devcies and is available as complete hardware & software system with transparent touch screens prvided by us, 32? & 42? with custom sizes also available by request.
“Emulator is the World’s first and only multi-touch midi controller PC software for professional DJ and music”