Montreal, Canada—February 20th, 2012 - Audiokinetic Inc. and iZotope, Inc. announce a partnership for Audiokinetic to distribute iZotope effects adapted for Audiokinetic's Wwise product. Starting with version 2012.1 of Wwise available in March 2012, this release will include a modeled reverb combining convolution and algorithmic reverberation technologies, and six effects from the Trash plug-in: box modeler, delay, distortion, dynamics, filters and a multiband distortion.
"Since the beginning of Audiokinetic, we wanted to develop an ecosystem around Wwise which would allow plug-in developers to integrate their tools. With the addition of iZotope, this partnership confirms Audiokinetic's commitment to offer Wwise users the best 3rd party effects for their games," says Jacques Deveau, VP of Sales and Business Development at Audiokinetic.
"By partnering with a leading middleware developer like Audiokinetic, we're excited to provide real-time sound design tools and plug-ins to a wider range of game audio professionals, " says Alex Westner, iZotope's Director of Business Development. "With our flagship technologies available directly in Wwise, the gaming community can benefit from the same high-quality sound that audio pros have trusted for years."
Founded in 2000, Audiokinetic provides powerful and flexible audio solutions for the video game industry. Wwise, our award winning, audio pipeline solution, is setting new standards in audio production. This cost-efficient middleware increases productivity and simplifies the development process, giving game developers the flexibility, toolsets, and workflow necessary to dramatically advance the gaming experience.
Audiokinetic is headquartered in Montreal, QC, Canada. www.audiokinetic.com
iZotope makes innovative products that inspire and enable people to be creative. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, iZotope has spent over a decade developing award-winning products and audio technologies for professionals and hobbyists alike. Used by millions of people in over 50 countries, iZotope products are a core component of GRAMMY-winning music studios, Oscar and Emmy-winning film and TV post production studios, and prominent radio studios, as well as basement and bedroom studios across the globe. Through a robust licensing program, iZotope also powers products made by industry partners such as Adobe, Avid, Microsoft, and Sony. iZotope was recently honored with an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development for its flagship audio repair suite, RX®.
For more information on iZotope products, visit www.izotope.com.