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touchAble 1.1 – control Ableton live with iPad – What's new?

touchAble iPad controller for Ableton Live has been updated to v1.1 here what's new : http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=17081711&server=vimeo.com&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=ffffff&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&loop=0

touchAble 1.1 – control Ableton live with iPad – What's new? from touchAble on Vimeo.

From their description:

In its newest version, touchAble 1.1, touchAble team has added a number of most wanted enhancements and some new powerful extra features, making this complete controller for Ableton Live more flexible, more reliable and faster. This include: tempo control, resizable tracks and slots, relative faders, global record, new menus design, inertial scrolling, and a set of great enhancements. touchAble is an unique iPad app is the first application to give Ableton Live users full control over their digital audio workstation, without the tiresome process of manual midi-mapping. touchAble allows live users to walk away from their computer and perform live from anywhere within Wi-Fi range (using ad-hoc connection or router) while keeping latency at a minimum. it includes five modules and two command menus, including grid clip, mixer, devices, keys, pads, transport, clip, provide a powerful, intuitive and reliable multitouch control solution for professional use. touchAble includes templates for lives plugins and is fully compatible with vsts, audiounits and instruments. TouchAble is supported by many professional musicians, performers, djs and composers around the world, who use touchAble on stage or in studio. Requirements: • iPad with iOS 3.1 or later • Ableton Live 8.1.1 minimum • Mac OSX 10.5 and above or Windows XP, Vista, windows 7 • touchAble server (downloadable for free : touch-able.com/​Site/​Downloads.html)

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JazzMutant Lemur to be discontinued, iPad alone in the multitouch game for the musicians ?

It is really a sad news ! JazzMutant Lemur the pioneer in multitouch surface controllers for the musicians will be discontinued at the end of this year… With touchscreens tablet going mainstream and the huge price difference the difference was somewhat inevitable.  Earlier this year though, talking with MusicRadar they had stated "We believe that [the iPad] is not really the same kind of product. The Lemur is a device dedicated to music and visual control. The iPad, on the other hand, is a mainstream product, a 'jack-of-all-trades' that's not specifically tailored to musicians' needs." For the full MusicRadar article head over here: http://www.musicradar.com/news/tech/jazzmutant-lemur-to-be-discontinued-301774

Read their Press release here : http://www.jazzmutant.com/press_release.php I am still thinking a dedicated hardware would be better and the Lemur was way more robust than the iPad … You can still order it till the end of December.

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