Buy Jazz Mutant Lemur – Control Surface featuring Multi-Touch Control Surface, Built-In Computing Resources Mu Plug-In for Tight Live Integration. Review Jazz . It’s not so often that I write obituaries for hardware, but this time, it seems appropriate. JazzMutant has announced that its Lemur, the multi-touch. We’ve just heard the sad but now wholly unsurprising news that JazzMutant is to stop selling its multitouch Lemur controller. In fact, Stantum.
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Joey or anyone else Enlighten me on how the Lemur was mire powerful in any way than the iPad. Share your own or simply browse the library and download whatever suits your needs. They should just sell the hardware cheap and users worry about the software.
Also we’re looking at a 5 year old piece of hardware, in the computer world it’s a dinosaur. Reading this, many will conclude that the launch of the iPad and its many subsequent controller apps marked the beginning of the end for the Lemur, though when MusicRadar spoke to JazzMutant earlier this year, it remained bullish in the face of its Apple-produced rival, saying: Views Read Edit View history.
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Stantum Technologies has announced that the JazzMutant Lemur — the gorgeous multi-touch music lsmur — is dead. The Lemur from JazzMutantdistributed by Cycling 74is a 12″ LCD touch-screen software controller that can track multiple finger motions simultaneously.
However, we believe that it’s not really the same kind of product. In fact, Lwmur, the parent company, is to end “JazzMutant activity” completely. SinceJazzMutant has been a acknowledged pioneer in the field of Creative Computing and Multi-touch technology, being the first-ever company to develop and bring to the market a product featuring a multi-touch screen as early as The biggest problem as well was the lack of unlimited pages, the Lemur only has 4 possible pages while the iPad has unlimited, providing you know how to make more pages in OSC and lemud them into the iPad.
None of this is necessarily news. Since its market launch, the Lemur has been endorsed by a fascinating community of music and video artists.
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The Lemur has been used by several famous artists. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Makes me wonder if Steve Jobs almost had the Lemur in his head when they all came up with the ipad. The last batch of Lemurs just came out of the factory. If there was a firesale, and they actually dropped the pricing to a competitive level under bucks jazzmutaant, I would buy several of them right this moment.
As an owner of one of the very first units I can say I’m pretty pissed that Jazzmutant didn’t even have the decency to fix the loads of bugs before giving the finger to all their customers. A 5 year product cycle sounds pretty decent. From now on, this ecosystem is evolving quickly: The official Mu 1. It’s the lwmur multi-touch unit you can fully customize… The ipad couldn’t try to replace it if it tried… its just not powerful enough.
JazzMutant Lemur Controller is Dead; Long Live Multitouch
Until that happens, the Lemur could be a worthy acquisition if you need more flexible control of parameters like timbre and surround sound, or want a programmable interface you can touch, and can afford paying a premium for emerging technology. Be jaazmutant first to review this item.
What do you think about this lemud From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The objects do the hard work for you, simple add them to your template and they are ready to control your MIDI instruments.
The list of prestigious and influent artists who have made the Lemur their favorite pet companion on stage would be way too long to be mentioned here.
Because it rethinks fundamental questions about what music hardware should be, it raises questions we normally take for granted. Or simply select any Live device from any track and Mu brings up a custom graphical interface that makes controlling multiple parameters quick, kemur and totally intuitive. Jazz Mutant Lemur accessories. Jazz Mutant Lemur overview.
The Lemur was sexy — but forced you to do things its way. Jazzmutxnt think it was the price. Technical support and after-sales service will end on 31 December This is why Stantum is announcing today that it will close its JazzMutant activity unit and stop selling its legendary Lemur Multi-touch hardware controller at the end of December while the jwzzmutant lasts!
Experimental musical instruments Music hardware. I have some interest in taking this system open-source.
Iazzmutant JazzMutant division will cease to jazzmutanf on January the 1st With just a tap of the finger Mu displays exactly what you need. The Lemur is an unusual piece of hardware. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Each of these provides a different flavour of sequencing and is ready to use right out of the box.
No new information there. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. The Lemur sacrifices the sensitivity and tactile feedback of physical controls in the name of flexibility, but that payoff is limited by the restrictions of its pre-built interface objects and the difficulty of configuring new uazzmutant and assigning them to software controls.
Lots of people say the same thing now about the iPad, though.
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Moreover, the Dexter App and an original Lemur T-shirt will come along for free. The problem is that while Stantum says they’re having a firesale on the thing, it’s still being sold on their site for a cool 1. Jazmzutant, its aggressive pricing is definitely a huge advantage which will appeal to many consumers. A new plug-in, Mu brings ultimate integration lfmur the Lemur controller and Jazzmutanf Live, making controlling the software easier, faster and more intuitive. The limitation is based on the amount of available memory which, in the Lemur, is not much.
During five years and despite the new fever surrounding touch technologies, the Lemur remained the only Multi-touch device capable to meet the needs of creative people. I and many others have looked at it, pondered if the investment and learning curve weighed up to its potential as a controller….
So the era of accessible multi-touch music controllers will begins with developing such software for iPad.