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ELK Music Operating System “The Android Of Musical Instruments”

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At the 2018 NAMM Show, MIND Music Labs has introduced ELK – an ultra-low latency operating system for musical instruments. The company describes ELK as “the Android of musical instruments”.

According to the company, ELK allows manufacturers to move away from dedicated chips and use standard off-the-shelf CPUs, with significant improvements in terms of user experience, performance and scalability.

ELK also allows software developers to easily release software, sounds and effects originally developed for computer environments on Powered by ELK musical instruments.

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“ELK is the evolution musical instruments have been waiting for a long time,” says MIND Music Labs CEO Michele Benincaso, “and is ready to disrupt the musical instruments world in the same way Android disrupted the mobile world ten years ago.”

More information on ELK is available at the MIND Music Labs site.