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JazzMutant Lemur – This is the end

por | Nov 16, 2010 | Artículos | 0 Comentarios

Uno de los grandes dispositivos de control multi-táctil del mercado nos dice adiós. Es quizás la crónica de una muerte anunciada. La explosión del mercado en lo referente a tecnología multi-táctil hace que Lemur, un dispositivo de gama alta capaz de satisfacer durante años las necesidades de la gente más creativas pero del que siempre se ha criticado su elevado precio, tenga que dejar de fabricarse. JazzMutant (actualmente Stantum) dejará de vender su legendario controlador hardware multi-touch Lemur a finales de diciembre, mientras queden existencias. Las últimas unidades están disponibles con un 25% de descuento con regalo incluido de la aplicación Dexter y una camiseta. El soporte técnico y servicio post-venta permanecerá hasta el 31 de diciembre de 2011.  Ya es todo un clásico!

Since 2002, JazzMutant has been a acknowledged pioneer in the field of Creative Computing and Multi-touch technology, being the first-ever company to develop and bring to the market a product featuring a multi-touch screen as early as 2005. Since its market launch, the Lemur has been endorsed by a fascinating community of music and video artists. Nine Inch Nails, Richard Devine, Hot Chip, Ritchie Hawtin, Matthew Herbert, M.I.A, Mike Relm, Alva Noto, Ryuchi Sakamoto, Daft Punk, Bjork, … : The list of prestigious and influent artists who have made the Lemur their favorite pet companion on stage would be way too long to be mentioned here. Its visionary concept and groundbreaking technologies allowed the Lemur to win numerous international press awards and was recently elected “Innovation of the decade” by Future Music.

During five years and despite the new fever surrounding touch technologies, the Lemur remained the only Multi-touch device capable to meet the needs of creative people. From now on, this ecosystem is evolving quickly : powerful consumer tablet devices are becoming mainstream, bringing the power of multi-touch to everyone. In the meantime, JazzMutant, renamed Stantum in 2007, has become a technology-centric company and developed partnerships with tier-one industrial partners to speed up this democratization. As a result, the need for a high-end dedicated hardware is doomed to vanish in the near future. This is why Stantum is announcing today that it will close its JazzMutant activity unit and stop selling its legendary Lemur Multi-touch hardware controller at the end of December while the stock lasts! The last batch of Lemurs just came out of the factory. These very last units are now available at a special discounted price from JazzMutant’s webstore and from its authorized distributors and retailers. These very last units are now available with 25% discount! Moreover, the Dexter App and an original Lemur T-shirt will come along for free. Don’t miss this last opportunity and grab the legendary Lemur from authorized retailers while the stock last! The Technical support and after sale service will be handled until December 31, 2011. The jazzmutant website will stay online in order to let the user community access support resources and share their projects.

We would like to thank all the people involved in this fantastic adventure: first of all the user community which exceeded our wildest expectations in creating the most amazing templates; our devoted resellers, who helped us to show the Lemurs all over the world; finally music software editors for their support.

The JazzMutant Crew

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