Wave Arts has introduced Universal Binary versions of TrackPlug 4, MasterVerb 4 and WaveSurround 4 in the VST and Audio Unit formats, “Due to popular demand”. We’re not sure about this, but we figure “due to popular demand” means that no one will buy your Mac software if it doesn’t run on any current Mac.
Our contact at Focusrite sends word about a massive project to remaster Genesis’ back catalog for surround sound. Nick Davis, right, spent nearly three years remastering the entire Genesis back catalogue in 5.1. Davis started his career as a tape op back in 1983, recording early demos with Tears For Fears for Polygram. He moved… Read More Genesis Back Catalog Remastered in 5.1 Surround Sound
TC Electronic has announced that UnWrap, the world’s most widely used high-resolution mastering and up-conversion algorithm for music and post production, is now shipping. Originally developed for TC Electronic’s flagship System 6000 high definition processor, UnWrap facilitates smooth and fast stereo to 5.1 up-conversions when there is no time to do a conventional 5.1 mix… Read More TC Electronic Announces UnWrap High-Resolution Mastering and Up-Conversion Processor
NAMM: Denon Professional announced the new DN-A7100 A/V Surround Preamplifier. Designed specifically for surround sound decoding in installed sound, house of worship, broadcast, conference and studio monitoring applications, the DN-A7100 provides a flexible array of features suited for fully balanced 5.1 and 7.1 surround playback. This dedicated professional quality surround preamp was developed based on… Read More Denon Professional Intros DN-A7100 A/V Surround Preamplifier
NAMM: beyerdynamic introduced the Headzone, a portable surround mixing system. Using DSP technology, Headzone provides headphone-based 5.1 surround sound reproduction and is ideal for a variety of applications including studio, mobile recording and post-production. For use with Headzone, beyerdynamic has added “Headtracking” technology to its popular DT 800 PRO headphones. This ultrasonic-headtracking system locates the… Read More beyerdynamic Intros Headzone Portable Surround Mixing System
2006 Winter NAMM Show: Cycling ’74, a San Francisco-based music software company, demonstrated UpMix, a surround processing and upmixing software package for VST and RTAS formats on both MacOS and Windows platforms. The flagship plug-in, named UpMix, provides functionality that can speed the repurposing of stereo audio content into a surround environment. By providing a… Read More Cycling ’74 Intros Surround Processing and Up Mixing Technology
The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS and Thomson have announced the addition of two new elements to the MP3 Surround demo software: MP3 SX (MP3 Stereo eXtended) allows enhancing MP3 stereo files for multi-channel playback and Ensonido provides portable MP3 Surround sound using stereo headphones. MP3 SX enables listening to two-channel content in surround… Read More Fraunhofer Expands MP3 Surround Sound Capabilities
Digidesign has announced that the new Surround Panner option for the ICON D-Control worksurface is now available. The Surround Panner brings powerful and convenient panning functionality to the center section of the D-Control console. Features: Integrated 640×480 high-resolution color LCD touchscreen Two touch-sensitive joysticks with associated Punch buttons Two touch-sensitive rotary encoders with 15-segment LED… Read More Digidesign Ships ICON D-Control Surround Panner