Soundminer Licenses iZotope Sample Rate Conversion Technology
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands (MuseWire) – IBC 2010 – 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.”
Soundminer is an advanced search engine, a highly advanced conversion engine, an integrated metadata management tool, an advanced sound design tool, a DSP processing host, a scalable product line that includes server, enterprise and web portal options, and it is designed to work directly with the most popular production tools in the industry. Soundminer users include sound editors, music editors, content creators, music publishers, composers, broadcasters, audio studios, gamers, radio stations, and film and TV studios.
“Soundminer provides an excellent platform to showcase what iZotope’s technology can do for broadcast, post-production and sound design professionals worldwide,” noted Alex Westner, Business Development Manager at iZotope.
iZotope’s renowned 64-bit Sample Rate Conversion Engine is the first to feature continuous control over pre-ringing and post ringing and a steep low-pass filter for alias-free operation and maximum frequency retention. It operates with 64-bit, double precision internal processing for minimal noise and is known for its highly efficient real-time operation, which means less CPU usage for end-users. iZotope 64-bit SRC supports unlimited sample rates and is perfect for professional audio production, broadcast production, sound card drivers, audio encoders, codecs, and decoders, A/D and D/A converters as well as scientific applications.
About Soundminer Inc.
Soundminer is the world’s most respected audio asset manager. Search, database, audition, edit, process, design, spot and batch transfer and distribute into the world’s leading DAWs and NLEs. Manage and modify your metadata and control your entire asset library in one easy to use application. Soundminer offers solutions for both Mac and PC and has both Server and Web Portal options. Soundminer clients include some of the most recognized music facilities, television stations, video game creators, film studios and sound editors in the world.
About iZotope, Inc.
iZotope is a research-driven audio signal processing company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Its hardware products, software products, and audio technology are used by millions of people in over 50 countries, from hobbyist musicians to GRAMMY Award winners. iZotope focuses on developing innovative audio technology for professional and consumer applications. This core technology is presented to customers in its award-winning product line and through its extensive licensing program now including console video games and mobile platforms.