Company Set to Launch, Demo & Preview New Professional Solutions
New York â€“ October 9, 2009 â€” Back in Manhattan, the audio community will gather at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center for this fallâ€™s 127th Audio Engineering Society Convention. Sonic Studio, LLC will be there, launching new products, demonstrating new releases, and providing a glimpse at future technologies of interest.
The company will stage the first public showing of several new items. A brief look at the convention highlights include:
â€¢ the release of the new PreMaster CDâ„¢ 3.1.2
â€¢ the release of the new soundBladeâ„¢ 1.3.5
â€¢ previews of the new Amarraâ„¢ Computer Music Player 1.1
â€¢ previews of the new secureDDPâ„¢ 1.1
â€¢ an onâ€“site event in conjunction with Airshow Mastering
â€¢ onâ€“site demonstrations of current software, Series 300â„¢ hardware & future product releases
During the convention, Sonic Studio will be exhibiting
new updates to several of their products. Version 3.1.2 of PreMaster CD includes WAV exporting and redithering improvements. soundBlade 1.3.5 will also be available for evaluation, with new file handling capabilities. Demonstrations of the upcoming Universal Binary version of soundBlade will highlight its expanded multichannel capacity.
Amarra, a pair of products for easy computer playback of very high resolution files, will be shown publicly for the first time since the new versionâ€™s release. The Amarra Computer Music Player and Amarra MINI combine the precision of the SSE, the Sonic Studio Engine, with the easy operation of iTunes. Utilizing Amarra MINI as an ultraâ€“fidelity music source in their booth, channel partner Dangerous Music will incorporate the product into their demo rig.
Amarra has already established a new paradigm for ultraâ€“fidelity home entertainment, and version 1.1 adds background sample rate upâ€“conversion, along with support for Apple Lossless and a wider choice of hosts. When paired with Sonic Studioâ€™s Model Fourâ„¢ DAC, Amarra gains unique hardware integration, providing special features with enhanced control.
Previewed earlier this year at the AES convention in Munich, Sonic Studio will also show a powerful software utility for distributing protected, high resolution music files. secureDDP is an application for Mac OS that encrypts existing DDP file sets, which can then be safely and securely delivered over public computer networks.
The upcoming version 1.1 of secureDDP supports standard 44/16 DDP Master reference files for client approval and CD â€œburning.â€? secureDDP is also designed to handle high resolution DDP masters, with sample rates up to 192 kHz, plus 128 bit encryption and failâ€“safe operation to ensure that encrypted audio files arrive unaltered and uncracked. With secureDDP, artists and labels seeking to monetize high resolution music onâ€“line can now distribute entire albums in a trustworthy and bitâ€“perfect form. The entire Sonic Studio product line will be able to open high resolution DDP files, allowing consumers to play back a performance without compromise, exactly the way the engineer and artist envisioned it.
â€œSonic Studioâ€™s secureDDP is a much needed and elegant solution to sending CD refs to clients,â€? says David Glasser, founder and chief engineer at Airshow Mastering. â€œWith tight deadlines, the ability to download and open a complete CD ref with a single click is invaluable,â€? he continues. â€œOur customers, even the computerâ€“challenged ones, have been giving us a thumbs up on secureDDP. The fact that this works with DDP file sets created by a wide range of mastering applications has made integrating secureDDP into our workflow very easy.â€? In keeping with their long standing business relationship, Sonic Studio and Airshow Mastering will be holding a special event on the show floor to celebrate the opening of Airshowâ€™s new facility in Takoma Park, MD. Press representatives and the public are both invited.
To learn more about any of the items or events mentioned and to book a personal demo, visit booth number 675 in the Javits Convention Center from October 9th through the 12th, call them at 1-415-460-1201, or eâ€“mail them at sales at sonicstudio dot com.
About Sonic Studio
Sonic Studio, LLC is the premier manufacturer of ultraâ€“fidelity PCM and DSD content creation and home entertainment playback systems. Sonic Studioâ€™s workstation products include PreMaster CD, soundBlade, the Emmy awardâ€“winning NoNOISE IIâ„¢ restoration software, and Series 300 audio interfaces. Sonic Studio products are in use at major studios, record labels, broadcast and post production facilities worldwide, while their recently introduced Amarra Computer Music Player sets the standard for high resolution playback for the home. Based in Marin County, California, Sonic Studio has an international network of distributors and channel partners who share their commitment to quality and service.
PreMaster CD, soundBlade, Amarra, Amarra MINI, secureDDP, Series 300, Model Four, SSE, Sonic Studio Engine, NoNOISE II, sonicstudio.com and the Sonic Studio logo and type are trademarks of Sonic Studio, LLC in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks, trade names, service marks, and logos referenced herein belong to their respective companies.