News January 2021 / Believe In Music

We hope that you’ve had a nice, safe, and healthy start into 2021!

Here at Bome we’ve been safe and healthy… and very busy! We’re currently finalizing updates to Bome Network, MIDI Translator Pro, and the BomeBox firmware… (sorry no release yet!). Here are some related news.

NAMM Believe in Music Week

Next week is this year’s NAMM show — an all-virtual event: Believe In Music Week. Organizations and manufacturers present their products on the Believe In Music’s Swapcard site, and you can schedule virtual meetings. There are also a lot of streamed video sessions, performances, and concerts.
The best part: it’s free to attend for everyone!
There is also a virtual Bome booth, we’d love to see you come by 😉 … or schedule a meeting!
Follow this link to register now:

MIDI Innovation Awards

This is a new award for innovative MIDI products. Of the many very interesting contestants, 10 finalists were selected by a panel of industry reviewers (which included yours truly). Now, public voting has started, so you can vote, too!
The grand finale will be streamed next Thursday in an awards show, including a high profile jury, MCs, and live performances.
Check out the finalists, vote, and attend the live stream here:

Streamed MIDI Sessions

Organized by the MIDI Association, there are 4 interesting sessions on January 18 as part of the Believe In Music week:
Session 1: 9am: MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE)
Session 2: 10am: MIDI 2.0 Profiles and Property Exchange
Session 3: 11am: Bluetooth LE (Wireless MIDI)
Session 4: 1pm: MIDI 2.0 Protocol
All times are in the Pacific time zone. See the web site for more information:

Now I’m going back to implementing (some) MIDI 2.0 features in the BomeBox firmware…
Florian and the Bome team