Do you like to play piano? Got an iPhone? Well, you can now turn it into a sleek portable piano, provided it is jailbroken so you can install thirdparty software. iPhone developer Mister Aardvark has just released iAno, a true multi-touch piano simulator for the iPhone. The simulator features a complete four-octave keyboard with polyphonic sound allowing up to five keys to be played simultaneously. It is loaded with real piano samples, making it sound just like a real piano.
Additional features such as a complete 88-key keyboard, switchable sample sets, recording and playback, as well as support for loading .MID tracks and playing them back are planned for future updates.
1. Portable Piano Simulators - Creating portable piano simulators for smartphones like the iPhone presents an opportunity for developers to tap into the music and entertainment industry.
2. Multi-touch Technology - Exploring multi-touch technology in music applications allows for innovative ways to interact with digital instruments, opening up opportunities for software and hardware development.
3. Integration of Real Instrument Sounds - Integrating real instrument sounds into digital simulators offers a disruptive innovation opportunity by providing a high-quality and accessible alternative for musicians and enthusiasts.
1. Music Technology - The music technology industry can benefit from developing and marketing portable piano simulators with advanced features and realistic instrument sounds.
2. Software Development - Software developers have the opportunity to leverage multi-touch technology and create innovative music applications for smartphones and other touch-enabled devices.
3. Entertainment Technology - The entertainment technology industry can explore the integration of real instrument sounds in digital simulators to enhance user experiences and engagement.