iZotope has licensed Radius to AIR Music Technology for inclusion in Ignite. Ignite, a desktop recording and creative software solution, is for musicians looking to capture ideas quickly and easily with M-Audio, Akai Pro and Alesis MIDI keyboard controllers. Radius, a time-stretching and pitch-shifting algorithm, will provide Ignite users with even more control over their creative workflow.
Principal Product Manager Samara Winterfeld of AIR Music Technology, told us, "When we were looking for a time-stretching algorithm for Ignite, iZotope was the first company we thought of because of the pedigree of their technology. Even at extreme tempo changes, the quality of Radius is very high. iZotope worked closely with our development team on ways to optimize the integration, which is also something that is very important to us."
Ignite features Smart MIDI technology to help jump-start ideas and enhance music-making skills. In addition to hundreds of onboard instruments and extensive MIDI control, Ignite supports two tracks of simultaneous audio recording.
"iZotope is very excited to have our high-quality time-stretching and pitch-shifting technology as part of Ignite. It's a pleasure to support a product that helps musicians quickly create and publish musical ideas so quickly," says Scott Simon, Business Development Manager at iZotope.
AIR Music Technology will be exhibiting at Hall 5.1, Booth B45 during the 2013 Musikmesse, April 10-13, in Frankfurt, Germany.
About AIR Music Technology
Based in Germany, AIR Music Technology started as Wizoo Sound Design, one of the earliest pioneers in virtual instrument technology. The AIR team is responsible for the core of much of the effects offerings in Avid®'s Pro Tools® software and has also developed a suite of award-winning virtual instruments specifically for Pro Tools. AIR Music Technology is a member of the premier family of brands known as inMusic.
iZotope is a research-driven audio technology company based in Boston, Massachusetts. Its award-winning products and audio technologies are used by millions of people in over 50 countries, from consumers to musicians to major film, TV, and radio studios. Some of the diverse clients include musical giants like BT, Depeche Mode, and RZA of WuTang Clan; radio stations like Boston's iconic WGBH; and TV programming like CBS's Survivor, the Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch, the World Cup broadcast, and the GRAMMY awards. Through an extensive licensing program, iZotope technology is also directly integrated into products made by industry-leaders such as Adobe, Avid, and Sony; video games from companies like Harmonix and Ubisoft; as well as a growing number of mobile phone applications.
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