iZotope Inc., Cambridge, MA (January 28, 2016) – iZotope’s RX 4 Advanced and Iris 2 have won awards for Outstanding Technical Achievement at the 31st Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, the highest honor within the pro audio and sound recording industry, which recognizes the most outstanding products in the world of music making, live performance, video games, television and film. The award ceremony was held on Saturday, January 23 during the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.
“As we celebrate iZotope’s 15th birthday this year, all of us at iZotope are humbled to receive these two awards,” says Mark Ethier, iZotope’s CEO and co-founder. “We thank our amazing community members who have helped shape our products over the years, as well as our industry peers and the TEC Award voters for their support.”
Following a TEC Award win for RX 3 in 2014, the fourth generation of RX is again a winner in the category “Signal Processing Software” for 2015. RX transforms flawed audio by removing noises, distortions, reverb, and other common audio problems, and is used by musicians, audio engineers, and post production professionals alike. Since the TEC Award nomination period, iZotope has released RX 5 Audio Editor, continuing to build on the award-winning standards set by the previous generations. Complete information on RX can be found at www.izotope.com/rx.
Iris 2, an inspiring sample-based synthesizer, won this year in the “Musical Instrument Software” category for 2015. Iris 2 combines the power of a sampler, the flexibility of a modular synth, and unique spectral filtering. It includes hundreds of expertly crafted Bass, Keys, Leads, Pads, and Rhythmic patches from world-class designers, plus an 11GB factory library of intriguing audio samples, a modern modulation system, classic filters, evocative effects, and more. Iris 2 allows music producers and sound designers to explore a new world of creative possibilities. Please visit www.izotope.com/iris for additional information.
iZotope is proud to be one of four companies who received double honors, along with AVID, Shure, and Solid State Logic. The company now has the distinction of winning five TEC awards over the years, including a win in 2009 for Ozone, their complete mastering system, and in 2013 for Insight, their essential metering suite.
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. 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, please visit www.izotope.com.
The NAMM Foundation is a nonprofit organization funded in part by the National Association of Music Merchants and its 10,300 member companies. The Foundation’s mission is to advance active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. For more information about the NAMM Foundation, please visit www.nammfoundation.org.
The NAMM TEC Awards are the professional audio and music production industry’s most prestigious awards honoring excellence in sound technology and creativity. For more information, visit www.tecawards.org.