MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is the standard communication protocol to connect audio hardware and software. The protocol is commonly used to send messages from hardware MIDI controllers to software that controls music synthesis and playback. Although a variety of hardware and software MIDI controllers exist, they typically use traditional, skeuomorphic input modes like keys, buttons, faders, and knobs. Since 2015, web browsers started supporting this protocol through the Web MIDI API, opening up an enormous untapped potential of integrations.
The talk aims to excite the audience about:
* Unlocking novel input sources for audio software by using the web browser and ecosystem.