As a recent stroke survivor, I am going to investigate this further.
I can't see the need to support this functionality in Encore, however. I would think general MIDI should do - if the device supports it properly.
27" iMac i7 Quad 2.93, OS 10.7.2,
Encore 4.5.5, 5.0.6 for Mac
Encore 4.5.5, 5.0.2 for Windows (seldom used)
Sillie Con Valley, California