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Synthe FX releases Luminair for iPad v1.2 update

Synthe FX releases Luminair for iPad v1.2 update

v1.2 adds support for MIDI over Wi-Fi, plus PDF paperwork from Cast Software WYSIWYG R26

luminair_ipad800.jpgJanuary 5, 2011 Synthe FX has announced the release of Luminair for iPad v1.2, which adds new features such as support for external MIDI control over Wi-Fi networks, as well as support for direct transfers of PDF paperwork from Cast Software's WYSIWYG R26.

Expanding on the new external MIDI, MSC and OSC remote features recently added in v1.1, Luminair for iPad v1.2 adds the ability to use RTP MIDI over a Wi-Fi network, for wireless control from any MIDI control source connected to a Mac, PC or other compatible equipment. Luminair's use of the CoreMIDI framework found in iOS provides low latency over a Wi-Fi network.

Version 1.2 also adds support for the latest version of Cast Software's WYSIWYG lighting pre-visualization software, which was recently updated to R26. WYSIWYG R26 adds the ability to directly transfer PDF paperwork to Luminair running on an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Luminair provides a customized interface for browsing these paperwork files, making it easy for users to quickly reference important information without closing the app.

Luminair for iPhone was also recently updated to v2.2, which adds an "in-app" PDF reader, as well as the WYSIWYG PDF paperwork transfer features found in Luminair for iPad. Users can now transfer and open any PDF file in Luminair for iPhone.

Additionally, Synthe FX has announced the release of LCompanion v1.0, available in Apple's new Mac App Store. LCompanion is a free Mac OS X app that allows Luminair users to both build and save custom fixtures profiles, as well as transfer project, fixture, image, and PDF files back and forth from a Mac to an iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch device.


Luminair for iPad v1.2, Luminair for iPhone v2.2, and LCompanion v1.0 are available now on Apple's iOS and Mac App Stores. Full details on each product can be found at the Synthe FX web site:

About Synthe FX

Synthe FX is a premier developer of innovative lighting control and live-performance apps for Appleʼs iOS and Mac OS X platforms. They specialize in developing software for professionals in entertainment related fields such as live-performance, design, broadcast, film, as well as architectural markets. Synthe FX also works directly with leading professional lighting and entertainment-related manufacturers, to further extend and enhance the capabilities of their products and services.

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