The Apple iPad has terrific, responsive multi-touch input, goal for many, using it to control music would mean iPad Carrying year and a computer. With a number of PCs gradually Adding touch capabilities, It Seems That inevitable integrated touch for music at least Will Become a compelling option. This machinery have Some features The iPad Lacks, Such as USB and Other Conventional I / O, and true pen input, Which Can Be more precise applications for arts and they're traditional computers, With All The Flexibility That Entails.
The iPad is Open on the gates and multi-touch is the technology of the future when it comes to the control of software applications and virtual instruments and effects, here is a program that provides its service in Windows 7. The enormous success of the iPad Apple has shaken the other major PC manufacturer awake and they now bring out little by little Tablet PC systems with multi-touch screens, since it is only natural for a software program the is capable of the multi-touch Pcs to turn in Midi controller.
Argentina-based DJ Pablo Martin Gives you the scoop HOM history new Emulator software. The Descendant Of The Lemur MonotouchLive-style control, Emulator looks more mature, and adds multi-touch support. It's ready to run Traktor out of the box, goal Other Tools are possible, too. With a revision of HP's TM2 Expected This Summer, We Could Have an Interesting, More Powerful Alternative To The tablets more limited about to follow In The iPad's footsteps. (I'll say this - It Would Have Been a Better Machine On The trip I'm on Currently, Both pour la touch / tablet capabilities and battery life along more Than Conventional my Asus laptop.)
- Sound generation with 128-voice polyphony
- Over 192 presets, reverb and chorus effects
- Battery operated, 2 headphone outputs
- Built-in wireless EMU PIPEline audio transformer
Digital Midi Controller
Emulator A multi touch controller for Traktor Pro. This is a GUI based on the multi touch features of Windows 7. So if you have a touch screen (multi touch or touch-compatible single) and Traktor Pro you have everything needed to run this new feature. Here's an impressive touch screen interface, the Minority Report, used in the video (below), as a DJ mixer for the future. This mixer was designed by the Chilean Pablo Martin DJ, is the union of two projects. Token Multi-touch and Emulator (+ Traktor for mixing application).
For technical details, the software then resumes the main features of Traktor and interfaces with the NI software with MIDI, it appears as a MIDI controller so you can fully classical setting for the assignment of keys. For the demo app's creator turns Emulator on HP TouchSmart tm2 (a laptop with a multi touch screen). The app is still in beta, but you can test it now choosing to buy for $ 49 as part of the beta. If, however, is the full version you want the price will be $ 75.
For me this kind of product and other software out in numbers for the iPad, really opens a whole new way in what will be possible to hand mix and live performance in the future. The problem is for my loss of touch sensation to knobs and faders true: it is impossible to do anything without stare at the screen which reduces the number of shares that can be done concurrently / fast . Maybe the future will bring hybrid controller between physical and multi touch, where some functionality is realized by buttons and knobs, and a large part of multi touch for the rest of the features more open settings such as effects.
Works with Windows 7 and is only compatible with the internal version of Traktor Pro, but promises to eventually work with the external mode of Traktor Pro and other software like Deckadance, Virtual DJ and Ableton. It has a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixel touch screen must be purchased separately.
This style MIDI Lemur and a descendant of MonotechLive, although more mature and, of course, with multi-touch capabilities. You can work with Traktor and other tools in this field. The author of the program recommended for use with three specific models of tablet, HP TM2, Dell XT Tablet Multi-touch Tablet and Lenovo, as their screens are capacitive and it seems more responsive than the resistive to the management of this program, but obviously with any tablet or touch screen computer can handle Emulator.