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Re: MIDI web synth (was Re: MIDI proposal implemented)

From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 11:39:40 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJK2wqUEaYSX0_bfZd1D6V1E7RrogNyPmXhnCA9948jqr+ysdQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tom White (MMA)" <lists@midi.org>
Cc: public-audio@w3.org
Tom, do you just want a loopback app (select input, select output)?  I can
try to toss one together and post it.

On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 10:02 AM, Tom White (MMA) <lists@midi.org> wrote:

> **
> I agree it is better, but there is still enough delay to make live playing
> difficult... but perhaps that is the response time of the synth itself, I
> don't know... if I could use the same interface to select an external synth
> then I could isolate the software synth and determine the delay from the
> API...
>
> - TW
>
>  ------------------------------
> *From:* Tom White (MMA) [mailto:lists@midi.org]
> *Sent:* Monday, June 11, 2012 4:01 PM
> *To:* public-audio@w3.org
> *Subject:* RE: MIDI web synth (was Re: MIDI proposal implemented)
>
>  I'll check it out sometime this week, and let you know if it performs
> noticeably better for me...
>
> - TW
>
>  Incidentally, I converted this demo over to use the Jazz MIDI plugin
> (instead of the Java-based MIDIBridge), and latency seems better to me
> (startup time is unnoticeable now).  Unfortunately, I don't think I'll be
> able to build a Web MIDI API shim on top of Jazz, because it only seems to
> support short messages (i.e. no system exclusive, and possibly no system
> real-time either).  But for note and continuous controller support, it's
> much more responsive.
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 11:34 AM, Tom White (MMA) <lists@midi.org> wrote:
>
>> **
>> Chris,
>>
>> FWIW, I tested this on my Thinkpad T420s (and Chrome 19.0.1084.52 m) and
>> there was obvious latency (compared to using the onscreen keys).
>>
>> (I didn't want Vilson's note to give you the sense that everything works
>> perfectly in the world <g>).
>>
>> Tom White
>> www.midi.org
>>
>>
>>
>>  ------------------------------
>> *From:* Vilson Vieira [mailto:vilson@void.cc]
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 06, 2012 9:10 AM
>>  Chris, awesome, tested with a Novation Launchpad in Mac and it worked
>> perfectly. I didn't perceived latency.
>>
>> Cheers.
>>
>>     On May 31, 2012, at 12:04 PM, Chris Wilson wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > I found a few spare moments to graft MIDIBridge on to Aike's Web
>>>> Audio synth.  Try it out at http://midiwasynth.appspot.com/, check out
>>>> the code at https://github.com/cwilso/webaudiosynth.  Note that
>>>> MIDIBridge can take a few seconds to grab the MIDI device, so I put a popup
>>>> dialog in to let you know it's ready to go.
>>>>
>>>
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