> On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 7:02 PM, Renato wrote:
While I agree that Android is a complete nightmare when it comes to
latency and realtime audio, work is being done now on the controller front
at Fairlight Instruments.
They have leveraged ADB on the Android platform to provide a usb
connection to a Linux synth server which is controlled from an UI running
on a Samsung Wifi-5.0 YP970. It's like a big ipod touch.
I have built a custom ROM for them to provide a more aesthetically
Further work is being done to allow third party applications to have
access to the synth server API among other things that I am not at liberty
to share yet ;-)
They were showing them at NAMM last month.
I am not 100% sure ;-) but I think their reason for moving to Linux is
that they are sick of dealing with that other platform and the often
frustrating and buggy experience. Although Samsung have done their best to
try to keep that flame burning on Android platform, the Fairlight guys are
not looking back...
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