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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Also we’re looking at a 5 year old piece of hardware, in the computer world it’s a dinosaur. The Technical support and after sale service will be handled until December 31, On the other end of the spectrum, I can get an iPad for a third the price, and since I’m only planning on lenur touchOSC, I really don’t have to spend over 1, bucks just to get it up and running. Views Read Edit View history. Price, price and perhaps consequently, small user-base.

I would love a Jupiter 8 sitting in my spare room, but I make do with a good midi keyboard and Arturia J8v. Jazz Mutant Lemur – Control Surface.

JazzMutant Lemur Controller is Dead; Long Live Multitouch

Jaazzmutant iPad, on the other hand, is a mainstream product, a ‘jack-of-all-trades’ that’s not specifically tailored to musicians’ needs. Furthermore, its aggressive pricing is definitely a huge advantage which will appeal to many consumers.

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 objects do the hard work for you, simple add them to your template and they are ready to control your MIDI instruments.

So good bye old overpriced technologies. Its all about cost. The Lemur is an unusual piece of hardware. Thanks for the new blog sharing. Refund Policy Copyright organism.

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Experimental musical instruments Music hardware. From now on, this ecosystem is evolving quickly: As a result, the need for a high-end dedicated jazzmutamt is doomed to vanish in the near future. Mu is free for all existing Lemur owners.

The Clip Launcher can also be dynamically resized to suit the way you work. Technical support and after-sales service will end on 31 December All commercial, marketing and development activities related to the JazzMutant music product will not be continued after this date. But more importantly, in my Keyboard story I said I felt that the Lemur would ultimately be replaced jwzzmutant computers that had touch, rather than dedicated touch controllers:.

The last batch of Lemurs just came out of the factory. Design your templates on the fly, without a computer in sight. I read somewhere recently that they are the biggest lejur of flash based memory so much so that it has a bearing on its price due to availability. As a result, the need for a high-end dedicated hardware is doomed to vanish in the near future. That makes lenur a very desirable marketplace, and could explain why JazzMutant are in no hurry to open source their code.

The object is adapted from the HTML5 Canvas element, which means you can design lemue featuring complex shapes, animation, shadows, and transparency. 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.

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I imagined that the fusion of touch displays with computers was a couple of years off; it was actually closer to six years. Update — it bears saying, based on what I see in comments: As for the Leumr touchscreen, though, it is now committed to computing history. Countless artists, from bedroom producers to major stadium-touring acts use Lemur to create and perform. Look at what Korg is doing!

These interfaces can then be saved and called up at will. If the Lemur could be truly fused with the computer display, rather than requiring an entirely independent interface, it would become a must-buy. We’ve just heard the sad but now wholly unsurprising news that JazzMutant is to stop selling its multitouch Lemur controller.


None of this is necessarily news. There’s no programming to be done – simply drag and drop the Mu Max for Live Device on to the Master Track and the Lemur controller is ready to allow deeper integration with Live than lemurr ever been possible before. During five years and despite the new fever surrounding touch technologies, the Lemur remained jqzzmutant only Multi-touch device capable to jazzmuttant the needs of creative people.

Powered by Max for Live, Mu gives instant automatic integration lrmur any Live set, even existing Live sets. Since its market launch, the Lemur has been endorsed by a fascinating community of music and video artists. With the stress and heat and dangers posed by punters with drinks! The Lemur was sexy — but forced you to do things its way. By choosing Jazzkutant Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies.

Jazz Mutant Lemur accessories. It is currently discontinued in light of competition from current multitouch input computers. As long as they run on OSC…. And one of the most interesting music technology trends of the last few years has been the rise of malleable music platforms, like the monome. Canvas is a brand new object that lets you script custom widgets with full multitouch support. However, you can be sure that whatever happens, you will most definitely be hearing exciting news from JazzMutant again in the future.