[Consortium] Status update - Boost Hardware Ltd, DJCJ...
daniel at 64studio.com
Tue Oct 11 04:46:18 EDT 2005
> I thought it might be
> nice for those interested to get a status update from a few of the
> more active companies.
I've been very busy with the 64 Studio project, and we've put out a
couple of alpha releases already. We're planning to release a stable
version next year. http://64studio.com/
> Some of you may remember that I started a company called Boost
> Hardware which was attempting to provide portable Linux Audio
There's certainly room for improvement over the ubiquitous Apple
laptops that gigging musicians use. I saw Soulwax playing 'live'
recently, and they had an audible buffer under-run when switching
between songs. Plus the fact that laptops aren't really pro-grade
hardware in terms of reliability or repairability - they're more like
Have you seen the Rackable half-depth servers?
They take dual Opterons and they look like the right size to fit in a
musician's rack. Now if there was a similar machine which was
pre-installed with 64 Studio, that would be a kick-ass system... :-)
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