[Ardour-Users] idea: android phone remote controller for ardour

michael noble looplog at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 02:11:47 PDT 2010

On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 8:48 AM, Victor <victorcuad at hotmail.com> wrote:
> i have post exactly the same on ardour fourms:
> well, we have already have the wiimote controller. so we could buy a wii
> controller and voila! we have it. but what about an android controller, when
> you can see some parameters, or see what track are you monitoring? and in
> most android phones you have the accelerometer like in the wiimote. men, we
> could even have 1 or 2 faders on the mote, and of course that they will be
> "motorised"! and all of this for free, and in your phone!
> we will have the medal of being the FIRST daw with a free motorised full
> featured controller!!
> Im a 3º-4º grade spanish computer engineer, i can try to learn to develop
> this on android, the platform doesnt seem so difficult.
> what do you think?
> any ideas on features for the controller?

There is already an osc based controller app for android that you may
want to look at called fingerplaymidi. I'm not sure how configurable
the osc messages are, but an intermediary app could handle the
conversion to ardour friendly osc messages. It does multitouch I
believe and the controller elements are user configurable.

Also, touchosc for iOS is being ported to android supposedly, which is
another potential solution.

-michael noble

More information about the Ardour-Users mailing list