A new QuNeo, Multi-touch Open Source MIDI Pad Controller is looking to make the jump from concept to production has started it journey very well over on the Kickstarter website. having already passed its initially required $15,000 pledge sum by raising an impressive $88,764, with still 17 days to go.
The QuNeo multi-touch pad roughly the size of an iPad is a unique controller designed for electronic musicians, DJs, VJs and DIY hackers. While it covers all of the functionality of other pad controllers, QuNeo adds the power of touch recognition in other dimensions. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.
The QuNeo is a concept created by Keith McMillen Instruments (KMI), a private company based in Berkeley, CA, and is equipped with:
– 27 pads, sliders and rotary sensors are pressure, velocity, and location sensitive. Together with 17 switches that respond to how hard you press them.
– 16 square pads provide 127 levels of Velocity response. And X-Y location. And continuous pressure. For each pad. Times sixteen.
– 9 touch sensitive sliders can be mapped to fader and effects controls.
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