At the second annual Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.) Awards, held March 26 at the yearly Game Developers Conference in San Jose, California, the organization's members voted Spectrasonics' Atmosphere(TM) Dream Synth Module the Best Audio Software of 2003.
"We are thrilled to get awarded this recognition for Atmosphere from such an important organization," said Spectrasonics founder and creative director Eric Persing on hearing the news. "And we're especially pleased since this is the first North American award that we have received that was voted on by our customers directly. Audio professionals in the game industry, including sound designers and composers, are a key group that we design our products for. We plan to continue to support them with exciting new products in the future."
G.A.N.G. is a non-profit organization http://www.audiogang.net that serves the $10 billion game industry by supporting audio professionals. The organization offers resources and a forum to discuss ideas and educate the interactive audio community. G.A.N.G. promotes the creation of better sounding audio to advance interactive industries by helping produce more competitive and entertaining products.
Spectrasonics' Atmosphere Dream Synth Module plug-in is a sample-based, dual-layer synthesizer module with over one thousand unique sounds and layer elements that can be manipulated with its powerful and intuitive interface for shaping new textures. Over one million layer combinations are available for an extraordinary range of sonic colors. Spectrasonic's also offers two other virtual instrument plug-ins, the Trilogy(TM) Total Bass Module and the Stylus(TM) Vinyl Groove Module. All three plug-ins are compatible with the leading Macintosh and Windows host music software.