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Re: new Touch page on LL.org

Hi Mat,

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On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 3:47 PM, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 9:33 PM, Matthias Grob <matilists@gmail.com> 
> wrote:
>>> I can imagine touch control
>>> is the most promising interface for musicians that operate their
>>> musical instruments entirely by feet, but that's rare :-).
>> I do not understand this point... we can easily have a touch screen for 
>> hand operation and another controller for the feet, be it a classic 
>> pedal, Softstep or another touch screen, no?
> That was just a funny way of saying that hands might be needed for
> playing. Unless the touch pad IS the instrument, that is. :-)   This
> based on the initial definition of touch screen as "the most promising
> interface". Certainly we can combine touch pads with other interfaces,
> but the page did not mention that - and this is what my humble post
> wants to point out.
> After all, if talking active control it would actually be better for
> musicians if the interface doesn't require visual attention. This is
> not promising at all, since it is never going to change. But if
> talking passive control, as in monitoring levels etc, the visual bias
> of touch screen technology is all positive. As it is when the pad
> itself is the instrument to be played.
> Per