New concept phone allows you to record and mix three audio tracks

New concept phone allows you to record and mix three audio tracks
The Beatles recorded Sgt. Pepper using a 4 track tape recorder. They might not have been able to record the same album using the Ondo music editing phone, but they might have come close. The Ondo is a cellphone concept announced by a German based company called Pilotfish and allows the user to record and mix three separate tracks of audio. The device is comprised of three removable sticks. When used as a phone, the sticks stay together to make up the OLED display for the unit and when separated into three individual microphones, each one is clipped onto a musical instrument or a person and the live sounds are recorded. After mixing, the sounds can be sent to other musicians around the world via MMS for them to jam along with. The recorded sounds can be changed by bending the phone, which gives the same vibrato effect as a guitarist using his whammy bar. The handset can also be used in "party mode" to become a digital mixer to create smooth transitions between songs. Since the manufacturer doesn't expect to bring the Ondo to market for a few years, there was no word on carrier availability or pricing. Imagine recording and mixing a hit LP on a cellphone. It truly is getting better all the time.

source: Pilotfish via PhoneScoop




Posts: 10; Member since: Apr 01, 2009

wooo now every one is going to think they are a musical artist,

2. wifidude

Posts: 25; Member since: Apr 17, 2009

lol. I think i am moving on from phone arena... this was published 5 days ago on phonescoop and engadget...

3. Dood

Posts: 269; Member since: Mar 23, 2009

This is actually an amazing idea! To whoever said that everything that can be invented has been invented...shut the hell up! I'm wondering when they will make the cellphone/soap-on-a-string combo for our prisoners...

4. babysam

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 22, 2009

Sounds like a great phone. Hopefully enough members of the open-source community would take notice and create great applications for it. Wish I could have one but, considering the costs of mobile internet in my country, maybe in a couple more years. I think I will wait and see how popular this phone becomes over the next year. Phone Recorders

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