MIDI data has been extracted from the guitar track at the
This has other uses, too. For example if you're a guitar player and want a cool synth bass part, you can record the bass part on your guitar, extract the MIDI notes using Melodyne's analysis (how you do this varies among programs, but it may be as simple as dragging an audio track into a MIDI track), transpose the notes down an octave, and drive a synth set to a cool bass sound. You may need to do a little editing, but that's no big deal.
Here are some videos on how to do the same thing in our Platinum sponsor's DAW- Ableton Live.
Here is a link to a more detailed article on how to convert Audio to MIDI in three different DAW-Ableton, Cubase and Sonar.