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Old 29th February 2016 | Show parent
Originally Posted by Roger_Linn ➡️
Hi-- I'm the maker of LinnStrument. It's not actually a touchscreen because a touchscreen can't sense pressure. The touch surfaced is a molded silicone rubber sheet with 200 raised square pads of 17 by 17 mm, spaced 19 mm apart (with 2mm indented channels between them) because this is the average spacing of fingers. The rubber is slightly soft and translucent so the LEDs below can shine through. It senses 3 dimensions of each finger's movement, polyphonically, for independent control of note loudness (pressure), pitch (left/right) and timbre (forward/backward). The main reason for the stringed-instrument note arrangement is that a piano note arrangement doesn't permit sliding from note to note. You can learn more at Roger Linn Design. -- Roger Linn
Thanks for clarifying. That was my only concern as I've gone to these touchscreen devices and Apple has force touch. I must have missed that in the video. I can see myself using this for midi programming in the future as well as integrating it into my live synth rig.

Also, thank you for your contributions to the music world.