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Minneapolis, USA
221 1st Street North
Minneapolis, MN, 55401


TOTAL $700k
Partial Close, 2/2014



Zivix is a software developer, publisher and technology company focused on music education and entertainment combined with our patented touch sensing technology.

Based in downtown Minneapolis, Zivix has developed a multi-patented fingertip-sensing technology for use in real instruments and peripheral devices. Our technology provides the Next-Gen bridge for accessible musical interaction through learning, entertainment and gaming opportunities.

We have created a real guitar and a mobile peripheral device that can “see your fingers” in real time on mobile tablets, smartphones, and Pc and Mac computers. We can teach and entertain with our companion software.

Our devices work with Garage Band in a more tactile manner and any core midi applications. It’s time to bring a string instrument into the digital age.

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    Zivix received $700k in Partial Close funding. (2/27/14)
    Posted 2/27/14 at 8:08pm via





The JamStik is instantly compatible with Garage Band and hundreds of other Midi-based apps, but when used with our apps the technology goes deeper. The JamStik grew out of our previous products that allowed any level of player to easily manipulate and control a variety of musical sounds. We combined this with our patented finger-sensing technology and made something that lets anyone immediately create great-sounding and original music, but that also provides a new interactive gateway to learn guitar. A key advantage of our technology allows the player to see their fingers on the screen in real-time to learn, create and play like never before.

he JamStik goes anywhere, trains, planes, automobiles, at home or at school. Learn and play guitar on your time at your pace unlike any other product on the market. It’s also a controller that digitally connects with 100’s of midi apps allowing for unlimited uses. If you can dream it, the JamStik can play it, from composing in Garage Band, creating riveting loops in Loopy, to accessing to thousands of unique instrument sounds (Synth, Piano, Drums, Keys and every guitar sound you can imagine).

The JamStik provides every level of player (young, old and in between) from the very beginner to the performer an amazing platform to experience a new connection to music.

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Above: Jamstik Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 9/9/13


Zivix PUC

The PUC is a wireless MIDI interface designed specifically for iOS devices. The PUC allows you to wirelessly connect any MIDI device (keyboard, DJ controller, drum pad, floor pedal controllers, etc.) directly to your iPad. PUC can also work with any platform that supports a MIDI connection over WiFi.

The PUC communicates directly to the iPad via WiFi directly as a device, no “host” WiFi network is necessary. PUC uses an open standard for CoreMIDI over WiFi. Once your legacy MIDI signals are translated into CoreMIDI by the PUC, any CoreMIDI compatible app can recognize it.

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