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iZotope Licenses Audio Technology To Grass Valley For EDIUS 5

December 8, 2008

Brings high quality audio-processing tools to popular video editing platform.

Cambridge, MA (December 8, 2008) – iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in audio signal processing technology, has licensed audio plug-ins and DSP algorithms to Grass Valley for its new EDIUS 5 nonlinear editing platform. The software includes a third-party bundle of plug-ins designed to help video professionals create high-definition content.

The included iZotope tools bring high-end, easy to use audio processing to the EDIUS video editing environment and enable users with limited audio experience to produce professional quality results. VocalEnhance™ provides automatic reduction of sibilance (loud 's' sounds), plosives (popped 'p' sounds), low rumble and mic handling noise. Automatic Gain Compensation (AGC) helps compensate for changes in audio levels in speech recordings. A wide selection of audio mastering plug-ins help customers refine audio tracks and deliver full, professional sounding soundtracks and voiceovers. Additional plug-ins like chorus, delay and flanger are included for creating special audio effects. 

“iZotope’s high-quality audio effects, and refining and sweetening tools are an excellent addition to EDIUS 5,” said Mark Narveson, Director of International Product Marketing for Desktop and Enterprise Solutions for Grass Valley, a division within Thomson. “iZotope tools like Automatic Gain Compensation, VocalEnhance and AudioRestore make it possible for our users to get professional sounding audio in their video projects quickly and easily.” 

Powered by iZotope audio plug-ins bundled with EDIUS 5 include Automatic Gain Compensation (AGC), VocalEnhance™, AudioRestore™, Analog Delay, Chorus & Flanger, Convolution Reverb, Graphic EQ,  Mastering EQ, Mastering Limiter, Mastering Reverb, Multi-Band Compressor, Parametric EQ, Simple Mastering, and Single-Band Dynamics. 

About iZotope

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.

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