2014 NAB Show
Minnetonka Audio Software, Inc. (MASI)
Minnetonka Audio Software, Inc.
17113 Minnetonka Blvd STE 300
Minnetonka MN 55345-1153
Minnetonka Audio Software GmbH
Director, Customer Experience
Tel: +1-952-449-6481 x103
An award-winning solutions provider for motion picture, video, broadcast, game, and optical disc production, Minnetonka Audio Software creates essential technology for the world's top media professionals. Its revolutionary AudioTools Server is the file-based software alternative to hardware program optimizers, bringing expert audio automation to existing media production infrastructures. The AudioTools, SurCode, and discWelder product lines support the full array of audio codecs, file types, and standards for mobile, optical disc, OTT and broadcast. The company is the leading provider of professional OEM audio solutions as well as file-based QC and loudness control. Spanning more than two decades of operation, the Minnetonka, Minnesota-based company has a subsidiary in Germany and an international network of distributors and channel partners who share its commitment to quality and service. More information is available at www.minnetonkaaudio.com.
Minnetonka Audio Software Products at the 2014 NAB Show:
AudioTools Server Solutions Module
Movie Adaptation is the first automated Solutions Module to be developed for Minnetonka Audio's award winning Audio Tools Server (ATS). The Movie Adaptation Solutions Module transparently prepares HDR (High Dynamic Range) mixes for delivery on any platform, from OTT and mobile to television broadcast. Using intelligent processing informed by a complex, adaptive decision matrix and full look-ahead, the new turnkey Module preserves both dialog intelligibility and the excitement of the original mix.
Caption: The Movie Adaptation Solutions Module for AudioTools Server
NEW AudioTools Connector for Vantage
Premiering as a technology demonstration at the 2014 NAB show, the AudioTools Connector for Vantage couples Telestream Vantage with MASI’s AudioTools Server. This option for Vantage supports fundamental loudness control workflows or complex, predefined custom workflows including exclusive Movie Adaptation. Custom workflows, driven directly from the Vantage workflow designer, can call upon ATS’ entire repertoire and can be as complex and specific as required. By combining Vantage with AudioTools Server, the benchmark in transcoding and video automation coupled to the most versatile audio processing platform, best in class audio for video is now possible.
Connector for Vantage offers simple or complex predefined workflows
NEW SurCode for Dolby E AAX
Dolby E is the industry standard method of transporting multichannel digital audio across an asset's entire post-production life cycle, and SurCode for Dolby® E is the industry standard for file-based, faster than real time processing of Dolby E. SurCode for Dolby E version 2.3, the benchmark for file-based Dolby E processing, is now shipping. This version is a no-charge upgrade for existing owners. The new 32 and 64 bit AAX release embraces Avid's Pro Tools, Media Composer, NewsCutter and Symphony product lines, with an AAX and AudioSuite encoder/decoder and an RTAS decoder. For Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe Audition CC, audio professionals can now tap the Dolby-certified reliability of SurCode for Dolby E 64 bit VST decoder. SurCode for Dolby E 2.3 retains complete metadata support and interoperability with legacy Dolby E hardware.
Photo Caption: SurCode for Dolby E AAX for Pro Tools 10 & 11
NEW RealTime OEM Loudness Management Module
Also premiering as a technology demonstration at the 2014 NAB show, Minnetonka Audio’s RealTime OEM Loudness Management Module is based on AudioTools Server’s award winning, file-based approach to loudness control. Offering the scalability and low cost deployment of software, this Original Equipment Manufacturer SDK (Software Development Kit) is ready for rapid, validated integration into your software pipeline or branded product. The RealTime OEM Loudness Management Module is optimized specifically for real time and streaming applications, and supports ITU-R BS.1770-3 compliance, now and in the future.
Caption: MASI’s RealTime OEM Loudness Management Module