Soundcraft has announced Version 2.0 of the ViSi Remote iPad app that provides remote control of Vi, Si Compact, Si Performer and Si Expression mixing consoles wirelessly from an iPad device.
ViSi Remote 2.0 requires no additional hardware other than a wireless access router connected to the Harman HiQnet Ethernet port of the console.
With 2.0 comes the ability for Si Compact, Performer and Expression users to adjust channel strip settings per channel including settings such as gate, compressor and EQ along with pan, LR/mono routing and phase invert switches. This functionality will be added to Vi consoles in a future update.
Soundcraft ViSi Remote 2.0 provides a variety of benefits for engineers including: optimize the front of house mix from anywhere in the room; adjust monitor levels while standing next to the artist; adjust channel strip settings remote from the console; extend the fader count of an existing control surface; use in standalone mode for familiarization with console functions; control a network of consoles (e.g. FOH and monitor); provide a separate surface for DMX functionality (Si Performer only); and allow multiple users on the same console to control their own mixes.
Get ViSi Remote 2.0 at the iTunes Store here.