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Waves, CMBE Announce Partnership

Waves Ltd. (Knoxville, Tenn.), supplier of DSP software for the pro audio and multimedia markets, and CMBE Inc. (Bridport, Vt.), consultants in broadcast 5/02/2001 8:00 AM Eastern

Waves Ltd. (Knoxville, Tenn.), supplier of DSP software for the proaudio and multimedia markets, and CMBE Inc. (Bridport, Vt.),consultants in broadcast audio processing, announced a partnership atNAB to bring the next-generation of integrated audio processingsolutions to the broadcast industry.

The first product of this partnership is the MaxxNet UniversalBroadcast Processor for radio and TV. MaxxNet coordinates and automatesall audio processing, including mics, telephone audio, studio masteringto storage media, streaming processing, monitor processing and networksweetening.

The system supports analog and digital inputs and outputs needs, aswell as custom presets for each facility based on operating levels andhouse standards. The system utilizes Windows 2000 for control, but allaudio processing is independent of the operating system usinghigh-performance audio digital signal processor accelerators.

"MaxxNet builds on the strengths of Waves and CMBE," said GiladKeren, CEO at Waves Ltd. "It combines many of Waves finest audioprocessing algorithms used in creating today's most popular music,movies and multimedia content with CMBE's strengths in customizing andoptimizing setups for broadcasting and Webcasting."

For more information, visit www.waves.com or www.cmbe.com.