Friday, December 10, 2010 by: Derrick Jeror
Website AudioProInternational accidentally released an announcement for an upcoming iPad application for controlling Presonus' line of StudioLive digital audio mixers. The webpage has since been taken down ( http://www.audioprointernational.com/news/2484/PreSonus-provides-iPad-control-for-StudioLive-digital-mixers )
Since the launch of its VSL ( Virtual StudioLive ) software Presonus has demonstrating using an iPad to control it's mixers. But this has required the use of a third party application to remotely control a computer. The results were mixed. Some people complained of laggy controls, confusing setup and an interface that was clearly not optimized for touch screen control.
This new app is exciting as we will probably see a completely revised interface that is specifically designed for multi-touch control. The lag will also more than likely completely disappear as the new app will not have to stream as much data and will be optimized to interface directly with VSL.
I'll keep you informed as we learn more. In the meantime check out the Presonus forum to stay up to date on the most recent information regarding this app.