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Dear ZZ

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIDI
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIDI#MIDI_software

Can we use Wireless Technology viz Bluetooth or Wi-Fi for  connecting / interfacing Smartphone Device to Musical Instrument digital interface (MIDI) instruments viz MIDI Keyboard, Piano etc ?.

Smartphone Device will detect the MIDI Instruments via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. Both devices will be Bluetooth or Wi-Fi enabled.

The Smartphone MIDI apps will be designed and developed for supporting different MIDI instruments for sequencing, recording and playing.


Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

Answer
There are literally hundreds of apps and tricks for Andriod and ipad applications.  The smartphone is used for many creative productions and experimentations utilizing midi files of one kind or another.

Here is a small sample of some apps:

http://www.netmediablog.com/smartphone-midi-controller-apps-android

Go to the google play store for some good ideas as well:

https://play.google.com/store/search?q=midi&hl=en

Have fun.  

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Electronics questions about AC, DC and digital theory.

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Graduate electrical engineer with over 40 years in electronic design, manufacturing, project organization and patent review. Experience in fields of industrial and consumer electronics (audio, video, acoustics, etc.)

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