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Connecting to an iPad or other iPhone/iPod touch


Bluetooth LE:


Newer iOS devices and macbooks can send MIDI over Bluetooth LE (low energy).

Details available here.


WiFi connection:


If a laptop or router is used to create an ad hoc WiFi network, and the iOS app MIDIBridge are used, then two iOS devices can exchange wireless MIDI data directly.

Thus a MIDI chain could be created like this:

1) AUUG Motion Synth ←(via Wi-Fi)→ iPad

OR

2) AUUG Motion Synth ←(via Wi-Fi)→ iPod touch or iPad ←(via iRig MIDI)→ hardware synth

Manufacturers are also looking to make wireless MIDI connections much easier than this however, with products like:

The AUUG Motion Synth app uses the AppleMIDI protocol (sometimes also referred to as core MIDI). This is an adaptation of RTP-MIDI, which is designed make MIDI more reliable and effective over wireless networks. Thus, to be compatible, any receiver must be able to parse this specific MIDI protocol.


WARNING! WiFi interference in live venues

Ad hoc networks between iOS devices can get 'drowned-out' by mobile phone signals in live venues. The bigger the crowd the bigger this problem becomes.


Cabled connection:

We have not tested this solution ourselves, but it might be possible to cable-connect two iOS devices together with this product:

http://www.iconnectivity.com/iConnectMIDI4plus


See also:

non_pc_connections.txt · Last modified: 2015/01/29 09:13 by imxlc