https://www.musicradar.com/news/midi-20 ... in-decades
Maybe we'll see Reason support MIDI 2.0 sometime in the next 10-20 years?MIDI Manufacturers Association adopts the new standard
It’s been years in the planning, but now the core spec for the MIDI 2.0 standard has finally been confirmed and adopted by the MIDI Manufacturers Association. In fact, the MMA is calling MIDI 2.0 "the biggest advance in music technology in decades".
The decision was taken at the MMA’s annual meeting, which took place at the recent Winter NAMM Show. The five core documents adopted were as follows:
If that’s all a bit technical and dry for your taste, you might be more interested to learn that the well-attended NAMM session - it was standing room only - also featured demonstrations from Korg, Roland and Yamaha, who showed prototype MIDI 2.0 devices sending and receiving MIDI 2.0 protocol messages.
- MIDI Capability Inquiry (Update)
- Specification for Universal MIDI Packet (UMP) Format and MIDI 2.0 Protocol
- Common Rules for MIDI CI Profiles
- Common Rules for MIDI-CI Property Exchange
- Property Exchange Foundational Resources and Basic Resources
A more detailed look on what this means:
https://www.musicradar.com/news/what-is ... -producers
And a fantastic (albeit lengthy) video on how VST3 is poised to already handle the new spec: