Thu, Mar 30, 2017 | updated 08:19 AM IST

Casio launches keyboard series for professional musicians at Rs. 50,000

Updated: Nov 16, 2016 12:24 IST

New Delhi[India], Nov. 16(ANI) : Casio India has announced the launch of its MZ series targeting groups like performing/studio musicians and music examination students/teachers looking for a premium keyboard

Customers can avail the newly launched MZ-X500 at Rs. 65,000 and MZ-X300 at Rs. 50,000.

The new MZ-X series is the evolutionary successor to Casio's powerful MZ-2000 Series instruments.

It is the most ambitious keyboard from Casio and will jump-start the performing musicians' creativity with its authentic sound, intuitive Color Touch Interface, and extensive control.

The series of Keyboards developed by Casio would feature two models, MZ-X500 (Body Color: Blue) and MZ-X300 (Body Color: Black).

The MZ-X300 has 900 preset tone patches and 280 rhythm patterns, while the MZ-X500 features 1100 preset tone patches and 330 rhythm patterns.

The MZ-X series features revolutionary sound quality with the new MXi sound engine.

The features that make the MZ-X stand way in front of the competition include a 5.3" LCD Color Touch Interface, which makes it incredibly easy to explore and navigate.

With completely new and improved tones like Acoustic guitars tones, which now include fret noise, harmonics, string slides and body slaps and Basses having smooth glissando from note to note, the tones can be easily modified to suit the musicians' tastes, thanks to the real-time control knobs and sliders.

MZ-X500 boasts Casio's powerful Hex Layer technology first made available on the PX-5S, PX-560, and XW-series instruments with addition of Vintage Tone wheel Organ with physical sliders that give the user precise drawbar control, and easy onscreen buttons to provide essential adjustments.

The MZ-X Series contain hundreds of flexible and great-sounding new Authentic Rhythms, representing musical genres from around the world including Latin, Middle Eastern, European, Asian, and ten entirely New Indian rhythms.

These Rhythms have multiple intros, endings, and variations, and use advanced chord detection to deliver complete accompaniment ensembles.

They are ideal for solo performances, songwriting, or just enjoying a jam session with a band of professional musicians.

Patterns can also be easily created and combined to form custom Rhythms using the Pattern Sequencer.

The MZ-X Series is a song writer's dream, containing a 16-track MIDI recorder with a full suite of mixing (48 Channel Mixer + EXT In/LINE IN, MIC IN) and editing features, plus powerful effect processors and USB audio recordings an upload-ready WAV file.

The series is completely expandable(up to 32GB) and customizable with extensive mixing and editing tools.

The MZ-X Series' bass-reflex speaker system puts out a staggering 40 watts of power, and sounds rich and clear at any level. A 4-band parametric equalizer is included to customize the MZ-X to suit any space, ensuring that the performing musician will always sound at his best.(ANI)

London [United Kingdom], Mar.29 (ANI-Businesswire India): Intertrust Technologies Corporation announced today that it has acquired the assets of Bangalore-based Kiora Media to expand the reach of its media distribution products. Founded in 2010, Kiora Media built a unique content distribution platform that allows service providers to reliably distribute media content in places with limited broadband infrastructure; this includes geographies with poor connectivity, on airplanes, trains, automobiles and remote retail applications.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar. 29 (ANI): According to Accenture's latest report, banks should use artificial intelligence (AI) to help understand the intentions and emotions of customers and enable better interactions.

Full Story >>

10 best SaaS-based B2B platforms in India

Updated: Mar 29, 2017 12:16 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 29 (ANI): The use of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform by B2B e-commerce majors has seen a significant rise in India. The companies are using it for all key operations to increase efficiency, be it their IT work or any other industry process. Apart from saving time and money, it provides user-friendly accessibility and hosting. Companies which provide SaaS are now well funded and are capable of leading the race.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar. 29 (ANI): DataWind announced its collaboration with Vismaad Inc., the leading developer of educational and animated Punjabi content, to launch the first ever Punjabi education Tablet, Vidya-Tab Punjabi in India.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar. 29 (ANI): Aiming to strengthen its 4G portfolio to support the government's 'Digital India' initiative, itel Mobile from Transsion Holdings launched Wish A41, a 4G VoLTE-enabled smartphone.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar. 29 (ANI): Home robotics aggregator iRobot announced updates to the iRobot HOME App that expands the value of connected Roomba vacuuming robots within the smart home for their customer base in India.

Full Story >>

Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], Mar.28 (ANI-Businesswire India): In a first for the global television industry, media convergence pioneer, SureWaves MediaTech today announced the launch of its pathbreaking Programmatic Television Advertising Marketplace - 'Skynet'.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar 28 (ANI): ASUS has announced the launch and availability of its latest addition to the legacy of ZenBook series the ZenBook UX330, an ultrabook crafted with a premium full body aluminum design to provide users with unmatched functionality, beauty, style and performance.

Full Story >>

Infosys joins Open Invention Network community

Updated: Mar 28, 2017 15:53 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar 28 (ANI): Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community in history with well over 2000 members on Tuesday announced that Infosys has joined OIN as a community member.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar 28 (ANI): Taking Big Data training a notch higher across the globe, Intellipaat associates with IBM. Intellipaat announces the launch of Big Data Hadoop Training with IBM. Touted to be a strong collaboration between the parties, Intellipaat is reaching to the top echelons of technology and IT industry.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar. 23 (ANI): Yaantra, a start-up that offers doorstep repair services and sells refurbished and pre owned smart-phones with warranty has now launched its first ever branded retail store in the city.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar 24 (ANI): DataWind on Friday announced expansion in its product portfolio with the introduction of the largest smartphone in its lineup, the new MoreGMax 3G6 smartphone, with a six-inch screen priced at Rs. 5999 (approximately USD 90 USD).

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar 24 (ANI): Imagine losing all the photos, videos, messages, and documents you've stored on your computer. How much money would you be willing to pay to get it all back? Ransomware is malware that infects your computer, locks it, and demands payment for unlocking it. And the number of new ransomware has been at least doubling each year since 2013.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Nokia on Thursday announced the completion of the first pre-standard testing of 600MHz on commercially-available hardware, creating a test bed for terminal ecosystem development and availability.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar. 23 (ANI): In keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of a 'New India', Google India and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) announced a set of initiatives aimed at empowering citizens and creating abundant opportunities for all.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): World leader in digital security Gemalto on Thursday announced that Microsoft Azure Information Protection customers can now take advantage of the new "Hold Your Own Key" (HYOK) functionality using Gemalto's SafeNet Luna Hardware Security Modules (HSMs).

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): IBM on Thursday announced a strategic partnership to offer 'RetailSmart', an end-to-end fully integrated solution that will enable local 'Kirana' (unorganized) stores to become ecommerce ready.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): "Where are you now?" and "What's your ETA?" Whether you're heading to a party or meeting up for dinner, you probably hear questions like this pretty often from family and friends. Soon Google Maps users worldwide will be able to answer those questions in just a few taps, without ever leaving the app.

Full Story >>

Build your brand through Snapchat!

Updated: Mar 23, 2017 12:38 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 23 (ANI): Oh Snap! Aren't you on Snapchat yet?

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar 22 (ANI): In the dynamic economic environment in India, businesses should focus on not just providing a good value for money product, but an equally excellent customer service experience to attract and retain customers. According to the findings of the American Express® 2017 Global Customer Service Barometer released today, 84 percent Indian consumers say the quality of customer service is very important when they're deciding to become or remain a customer.

Full Story >>