Frontier Design Group - February 2006
Frontier Design Group of Lebanon, NH, has announced that TranzPort, their multi award-winning wireless DAW controller has been chosen to accompany several major live tours on the road now and in the coming months. As a testament to the power of this revolutionary new product bands like the Rolling Stones, INXS, and Nelly Furtado to name a few, have chosen the TranzPort for remote computer control while performing live on tour.
On the “A Bigger Bang” world tour, where the Rolling Stones massive repertoire means the set list may vary widely from one show to the next, the TranzPort has simplified the job of reconfiguring keyboards and other devices live from stage.
With its ability to provide remote midi control from stage, the TranzPort allows performers far greater freedom then they have ever had to monitor and change computer settings without the restricting impact of hard-wired alternatives. Gone are the days of sticking a computer/monitor on stage just to access transport controls, make simple adjustments, trigger events, or call up parameter changes. Now the computer can be safely tucked away backstage, out of sight, and out of the elements without loosing control.
With it small size, back lit display and durable construction the TranzPort can be used in demanding stage environments without stealing the show. Using advanced ‘spread spectrum scanning’ and ‘dynamic channel hopping’ the TranzPort safely avoids interference with other 2.4Ghz devices like mics, phones, and pda’s.
Barry Braksick, co-founder of Frontier Design, says “Frontier Design Group has always strived to develop products that use cutting edge technology to solve realtime problems. Finding new and exciting ways to use the TranzPorts unique quilities really drives that feeling home.”
Since its introduction earlier this year, TranzPort has been recognized with many industry awards, including Electronic Musician’s “Editor’s Choice” award, a Keyboard “Key Buy,” Pro Audio Review’s “PAR Excellence” Award, and a Mix Magazine’s “Certified Hit” award.