The latest MIDI news and product releases plus archives of  The MIDI Association's monthly newsletter- The MIDI Message.

MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE) Specification Adopted!

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One of the biggest recent developments in MIDI is MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE). MPE is  a method of using MIDI which enables multidimensional controllers to control multiple parameters of every note within MPE-compatible software.  In normal MIDI, Channel-wide messages (such as Pitch Bend) are applied to all notes ...
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The MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) and the Association of Music Electronics Industry (AMEI) announce MIDI 2.0™ Prototyping

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For more details on MIDI 2.0, see this article on the site.  MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) Adopts MIDI Capability Inquiry (MIDI-CI) Specification. -   More Details on MIDI-CI and MIDI 2.0.    https://www.midi.org/articles-old/midi-manufacturers-association-mma-adopts-midi-capability-inquiry-midi-ci-specification FOR ...
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MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) Adopts MIDI Capability Inquiry (MIDI-CI) Specification.

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MIDI-CI specification available for download The MIDI-CI specification is now available for download by MIDI Association members. .  Download the MIDI-CI Spec MIDI Capability Inquiry MIDI has been a successful tool for more than 3 decades. The features of MIDI 1.0 continue to work well.  The basic semantic language of music does...
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Roland GO:PIANO with Alexa Voice Controlled MIDI

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World's First Alexa Controlled Digital Piano Translates Alexa Skills to MIDI Commands At CES 2019, Roland announced the first MIDI digital musical instrument able to be controlled by the Amazon Alexa.  Like all Roland GO products, the Roland GO:PIANO features both audio and MIDI Bluetooth connectivity.  With ...
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Audiobus 3 adds MIDI Learn feature

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Audiobus 3 update adds MIDI learn functionality Last year Audiobus added MIDI pipelines to Audiobus 3 to allow MIDI data to be routed between apps in three different ways as inputs, effects or outputs.  The new MIDI learn function will make it easier to create really complex routings to external MIDI controllers.  Audiobus-...
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