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At the WEST Seminar in October, Thalmic Marketing Supervisor Sameera Banduk spoke on a panel regarding the possibility for wearables to effect songs production and also live music efficiency, aggravating ‘big news’ coming quickly.

Today, Thalmic has actually announced a partnership with global DJ symbol Armin Van Buuren, and also his production business, Haute Technique, to bring broader music capacities to the Myo armband. With the collaboration, Haute Method has actually constructed a custom-made integration with the Myo for Van Buuren, allowing him to control lighting and also phase results touch-free. The Myo also can link to songs creation software like Serato, Logic Pro, as well as GarageBand as a command mechanism.

As the initial DJ to make use of the Myo live onstage, including performances in EDM mecca Ibiza, Van Buuren shows up significantly excited to present brand-new modern technologies into his sets. In a declaration offered to BetaKit, he claimed, “I love to include new suggestions into my program. Group interaction is absolutely vital to me and also the Myo action control armband helps me with this. It develops a distinct encounter for the audience as well as it really feels like I are closer to them.”

As a control mechanism, it’s clear that the Myo provides possibilities in many various verticals. One may assume that, like the Oculus Break, gaming would give emphasis, but I likewise encountered Thalmic employees at the current SportsHack 2014 hackathon, demonstrating that the business is keeping its alternatives open. With the Van Buuren collaboration, nonetheless, it’s clear that the firm states music creation as well as efficiency are opportunities to construct awareness for its armband, if not sources of revenue.