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129th AES Convention Broadcast and Streaming Sseeions Soar

Expanded Focus On New Loudness Initiatives, Stream Formats & Facility Design

SAN FRANCISCO: “In his 22nd consecutive turn as AES Convention Broadcast & Streaming Sessions Chair, David Bialik continues to develop significant, timely, and informative events. He sets the content bar higher and consistently exceeds his own standards,” states AES Executive Director Roger Furness. “Convention Co-Chairs Valerie Tyler, Jim McTigue and I are confident that our Broadcast and Streaming event attendees will find eminently useful information at each of these sessions,” Furness adds.

“In support of our commitment to widen our focus on vital issues the 129th Convention will link three panels in a dedicated Streaming Track,” Bialik says. “In just the past 12 months since our last convention we have witnessed the rapid, almost universal embrace of Streaming. The resolution of issues such as Stream Formats are becoming increasingly urgent. The AES Convention represents an ideal forum for these discussions,” Bialik concludes. more

Now Shipping: The Studio Edge Tutorial DVD by ASK Video

Studio Concepts, Gear and the Physics of Sound by Jim Pavett is now available worldwide

Ontario, Canada (September 14, 2010) – ASK Video Interactive Media, a leading creator of software tutorials on DVD, is now shipping The Studio Edge: Pro Audio Recording Series Tutorial on DVD, announced in July. This first installment, entitled Studio Concepts, Gear & the Physics of Sound, is designed to give home recording enthusiasts the solid grounding in audio engineering and sound recording that are crucial to success in the studio.

“If you’re starting to put together a studio and are feeling overwhelmed with everything around you,â€? says Steve Kostrey, President of ASK Video, “let us help you out by teaching you the fundamentals of audio so you’ll never feel like an alien in your own studio again.â€? more

SADiE 6 Official Release to include iZotope Plug-ins

SADiE 6 Official Release to include iZotope Plug-ins

Cambridge, UK: Prism Sound, manufacturer of the SADiE product range of high-end DAWs, is delighted to announce a major addition to its new SADiE 6 release. In a deal just announced with iZotope, all SADiE 6 systems will include an expanded audio effect feature set powered by iZotope technology. These features will include:

  • Reverb
  • Chorus & Flanger
  • Analogue Delay
  • Phaser
  • Pitch-Shift
  • Parametric EQ
  • Single-Band Compressor
  • Multiband Compressor
  • Simple Mastering (including EQ, reverb, exciter, widener, loudness maximize)

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  • Soundminer Licenses iZotope Sample Rate Conversion Technology

    New Soundminer HD Plus Asset Management System to include iZotope 64-bit Sample Rate Conversion Engine for world-class sound quality, speed, and efficiency

    AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – IBC – iZotope, an industry leading audio digital signal processing company, has licensed their acclaimed 64-bit Sample Rate Conversion Engine (SRC) to Soundminer for integration into their new HD Plus Asset Management System and is also scheduled to be added to an upcoming release of their noted V4/V4pro product. The partnership will provide Soundminer customers with world-class quality sample rate conversion and improved file transfer speeds with efficient operation for low demand on processing (CPU) power.

    “By partnering with iZotope to enhance our batch processing, we were able to more than double our transfer speeds,” explained Steve Pecile, President of Soundminer. “iZotope’s technology allowed us to achieve these results without compromising the level of quality our customers expect.” more

    Renegade Media Group Announces BLAST: Modern Urban Production Tools

    Renegade Media Group Announces BLAST: Modern Urban Production Tools Vol. 1 and 2

    Producer Bobbybass brings you the sounds of Jay Sean, Lil Wayne, Sean Paul, and Lil Jon

    blast_v01_lrg.jpg New York City – Renegade Media Group, a leading sample library company founded by producers Josh Harris and Bobbybass, announces BLAST: Modern Urban Production Tools Vol. 1 and 2, two new sample libraries chock full of kits, sounds, and loops. Bobbybass himself used sounds from this very library on the #1 billboard, 3x platinum single Jay Sean’s “Down� featuring Lil Wayne and “Do You Remember� featuring Sean Paul and Lil Jon.

    “With so many bad libraries flooding the market, our goal was to provide with street-certified sounds that are actually usable in productions,â€? said Bobbybass. “How do I know the content in BLAST is up to the task? I use it in my own work with some of the top artists in the industry today.” more

    Sonnox Introduces Broadcast and Post Plug-in Bundles

    Sonnox Broadcast & Post Collections Available At sonnox-broadcast_300.jpg30% Discount thru Oct. 31

    OXFORD, UK: UK-based plug-in developer Sonnox is introducing two unique Oxford plug-in collections geared towards the broadcast and post-production sectors.

    Company Sales & Marketing Manager Nathan Eames reports Sonnox Broadcast is a collection of world-class plug-ins specifically selected to provide broadcasters with a set of high-quality precision tools for processing audio. “We have bundled our popular Oxford EQ and Dynamics plug-ins along with the Limiter and it’s comprehensive metering; the Inflator to maximize loudness and the Oxford SuprEsser for correcting problematic frequencies. These proven plug-in tools will enable broadcast engineers to dramatically improve the quality of virtually any program segment.” Sonnox Broadcast is offered at a 30% introductory discount through Oct. 31, 2010. During this period the TDM format price is $1,342. and Native is $685. more

    Eastwest Labor Day Sale – 40% Off Through September 13

    Plus Free Shipping Worldwide on Purchases Over $100

    Hollywood, CA – EASTWEST, the industry leader in virtual software instruments is offering 40% off the retail price of most BEST SERVICE, EASTWEST/QUATUM LEAP, and ZERO-G sample libraries and virtual instruments through September 13, 2010 in honor of Labor Day.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to get some of the world’s best Virtual Instruments and sounds at 40% off the retail price! EASTWEST has led the industry for more than 20 years and provides music professionals with the very best software creation tools available. more

    VisionFrameâ„¢ Video Monitor Wall System Offers Exceptional Support

    visionframe.jpgFairfield, NJ––The versatile new VisionFrame™ Video Monitor Wall System from Middle Atlantic Products provides heavy-duty structural support for monitors. The system saves integrators valuable installation time with a simple effective design, and can be quickly and easily specified with the company’s Middle Atlantic Designer™ 3D Layout software. VisionFrame Systems can be designed with monitor height over 13 feet from the floor and with unlimited length, providing unmatched versatility.

    Available in both freestanding and desk mount configurations, VisionFrame systems are well suited for a variety of applications including digital signage for information sharing, advertising and visual communications. It also helps optimize viewing of larger and multiple screens simultaneously in security and other monitoring environments. more

    Netia Announces Sofrecom Argentina as Dealer and Integrator for New Content Management System

    CLARET, France — Sept. 2, 2010 — NETIA today announced that Sofrecom Argentina, a subsidiary of Sofrecom France and a France Telecom / Orange company, will serve as a dealer of the NETIA CMS (Content Management System) for the Latin American market. The NETIA CMS builds on the company’s well-established media asset and workflow management solutions to give telco operators and broadcasters a straightforward, multiplatform content delivery solution. more

    Renowned Peabody Conservatory Chooses Genelec 8260A and 8250A Active Monitors to Tame Challenging Surround Control Room

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    — Multi-purpose control room at the world-famous Peabody Conservatory had been plagued by uneven sonic response, but the 8260A’s ability to calibrate itself to accommodate any room design proved to be the perfect solution —

    Johns Hopkins University’s Peabody Conservatory, which has educated some of the world’s finest musicians and whose curriculum also has an extensive professional audio training component, recently purchased and installed an entire new 5.1 surround monitoring system from Genelec, the pioneer in Active Monitoring technology for three decades.

    The new system consists of an L-C-R array of three Genelec 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP Monitors, and a rear pair of 8250A Bi-Amplified DSP Monitors. Both models feature Genelec’s proprietary AutoCal™ automated calibration, Genelec Loudspeaker Manager (GLM™) control network, advanced Genelec Directivity Control Waveguide™ (DCW™) and MDE™ (Minimum Diffraction Enclosure™). All five monitors are mounted on stands surrounding more

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