Craig Andertons Software Tech column in the May issue of Pro Sound News details the expansion of MIDI through MPE - Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression. ROLI, a key player in this development is prominently featured in the article.
"Perhaps the most interesting aspect is MIDI’s reaching up fur-ther to professionals even as it dives down deeper into the consumer market. A fine example of the for-mer is the Multidimensional Poly-phonic Expression (MPE) protocol for MIDI, which has been a joint effort of the MMA and next-gener-ation controller manufacturers like Roger Linn Design, Roli, Haken Audio and others. Although the fi-nal spec is virtually complete (some convenience features remain to be solidified), MPE is already present in controllers like the LinnStrument and Roli Seaboard."
Read the article here.