The issue is the lack of applications being written with multi-touch support. You don't want two or three finger gestures for DAW mixing. You want faders to independently recognise three (or more) different cursors (fingers) so that each can be moved independently. If you've ever worked with multiple mice (eg via Glovepie) you'll know what I mean: you can have multiple cursors, but Cubase/Logic/Sonar etc only recognises one — even if the OS recognises multiple touches.
That's an interesting question and something i'd like to investigate - because you can move multiple faders with MIDI, so it's not as if Cubase can only do one thing at a time - but i get what you say about the implementation of the mouse - seriously needs to be tried out
Glovepie - you know i actually own a P5 glove
The iPad apparently supports 11 touches.
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