Minnetonka Audio Announces Strategic Partnership With nablet

nablet GmbH to resell SurCode for Dolby OEM Encoder & Decoder plug–in products & SDKs


MINNETONKA, MN — Minnetonka Audio Software, Inc., a leader in production software for motion picture, broadcast surround sound and consumer electronics applications, announced today a strategic partnership with Aachen–based nablet GmbH. Under the agreement nablet will resell the SurCode for Dolby OEM Encoder and Decoder plug–in products and Software Development Kits (SDKs) to its customers and partners. The Minnetonka Audio Software OEM Development products include SurCode for Dolby E, SurCode for Dolby Digital and SurCode for Dolby Digital Plus, SurCode for Dolby Pro Logic II and the AudioTools Loudness OEM products. nablet will also implement technology from Minnetonka Audio in its video analysis and content recognition platform.


“We are very happy to partner with nablet,” says Markus Hintz, Director of Global Sales and Business Development at Minnetonka Audio. “The nablet team have been pioneers in the codec world for almost two decades. Under the MainConcept umbrella, nablet has dealt with every possible aspect on the technical and business side, and has built a solid reputation of trust and reliability. When it comes to original equipment licensing of codec technologies, their close and cordial relationship with OEM customers will enable them to open new markets while providing better support and service.”


“Minnetonka Audio Software is the industry leader in products for professional audio encoding. Their creations are not only used world wide in all major production and entertainment markets, Minnetonka also provides low level technologies that can be easily implemented in our customer’s products,” says Muzaffer Beygirci, CEO and founder of nablet. “We are looking forward to providing our customers with SurCode for Dolby encoding in their systems and workflows. Including Minnetonka technology will help us improve our content analysis technology that we build for our broadcast and entertainment customers.”


About Minnetonka Audio Software

An award winning solutions provider for motion picture, video, broadcast, game, and optical disc production, Minnetonka Audio Software creates essential technology for top media professionals around the world. Their SurCode, discWelder, AWE and revolutionary AudioTools Server product lines broadly support the CD, DVD, BD and DTV standards, and represent the definitive leader in OEM codec licensing, as well as file–based QC and loudness control. Spanning over two decades of operation and based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Minnetonka Audio Software, Inc. has a subsidiary in Germany in addition to an international network of distributors and channel partners who share their commitment to quality and service.

SurCode for Dolby E, SurCode, discWelder, AWE, AudioTools Server and the Minnetonka Audio Software logo are trademarks of Minnetonka Audio Software, Inc. All other company and product names are trademarks of their respective owners.


About nablet GmbH

Founded in 2011, nablet GmbH is a privately held corporation developing strategic software for broadcast and entertainment markets. Based in Aachen Germany, their main focus is research and development of technologies for video analysis, image processing and the creation of metadata.