The Future of Digital Pianos?

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  1. Synthaholic
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    Very interesting, if you are interested.


    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GCzvwFbWxk]Demo PHYSIS PIANO Francoforte 8/2012.mp4 - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    I'm wishing and a hoping that somebody will soon invent a digital Jew's Harp.
     
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    Sorry, not impressed. Seems to be just a trivial improvement over keyboards for the last decades.
     
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    Where today, digital pianos use sampling technology, this uses physical modeling. My Alesis Fusion has some physical modeling, but it is limited to a few sounds like flute, and isn't nearly this advanced.

    I haven't been able to find a price yet, since it was just introduced at MusikMesse 2012 in Frankfurt this past weekend, but I'll bet it is at least $4,000.

    PHYSIS PIANO: physical modelling digital piano
     
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    Not even close. The ability to change the size of the piano, the characteristics of the hammers, the strings, etc. is HUGE!

    Edit to add: 6 CPU's in Parallel running 24 Billion CPU cycles a second.
     
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