Ableton ( and Serato (
have announced The Bridge at NAMM 2010 in Anaheim, California. The
Bridge spans the gap between music production and DJing, creating a l
link between Ableton Live and Serato Scratch Live/ITCH.

The Bridge provides Ableton Transport Control (ATC), giving DJs
turntable-style control of their own multitrack productions. DJs can
drag an Ableton Live Set onto one of the decks in Scratch Live or
ITCH and use their turntables, CDJ or ITCH controller to control the

Also, The Bridge provides a mixtape creation tool. DJs can perform
mixes in Serato Scratch Live or ITCH and save them as an Ableton Live
Set. This way, the DJ can still perform the mix, but also has
detailed editing options.

The Bridge is free for anyone who owns registered versions of both
Serato Scratch Live/ITCH hardware and Ableton Live 8 or Suite 8.