Six New Companies Join the MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) at Winter NAMM 2019 


With the MIDI 2.0 specification moving forward, more and more new companies are joining the MMA. 

Blokas (  is the team behind PiSound, an ultra-low latency high-quality sound card and MIDI interface specially designed for Raspberry Pi pocket computer and Midihiub, a stand-alone MIDI event processor, router & MIDI interface.

 EASTWEST ( is one of the largest virtual (software) instrument companies in the world. 

Gewa ( makes digital pianos and electronic drums that feature MIDI.

Ploytec ( develops chipsets for USB MIDI and audio as well as the PL2, analog synthesizer module and the ONE.2 MIDI CLOCK TAP TEMPO PEDAL. 

Second Sound ( makes chips for audio-to-synth technology that have analog synth components and translate audio into CV or MIDI signals to control pitch. 

Spectrasonics ( ) makes Omnisphere, Stylus, Trillian and Keyscape- some of the most popular virtual software synths in the market.