HHB unveils NUGEN Loudness and Upmix Technology preview at BVE 2015
Tuesday 24th February 2015
With a specific focus on loudness technology, HHB is inviting visitors to discover NUGEN Audio’s advanced tools, including a preview of the upcoming Loudness Toolkit 2, available in April, that are designed to aid in meeting the EBU R128 audio loudness standards and file-based delivery environment as prescribed by the Digital Production Partnership (DPP). Key new technologies are being debuted, including over 70 new features and enhancements for NUGEN industry-leading Loudness Toolkit. An update for LMB Processor to enable EBU R128 S1 Compliance and an MXF extension update for DPP AS-11 is also on display. In addition, the DynAptTM solution for intelligent repurposing of audio for TV and streaming at faster-than-real-time speeds is being demonstrated, including the upcoming DynApt extension for LM Correct, the quick fix compliance tool for workstations.
HHB’s Avid specialists are showing the latest plug-ins and NUGEN Audio loudness software with Pro Tools and the Avid S6 control surface. The Producer Pack, Master Pack and Mix Tools professional plug-in bundles are also now available.
NUGEN’s new technology for Stereo-to-5.1/7.1/9.1 Upmixing is being shown for the first time. Specifically designed for film and TV production, it is capable of producing a downmix-compatible upmix with optional dialog isolation in the center channel.
NUGEN Audio Creative Director Jon Schorah comments: "Every year, BVE gives us an outstanding opportunity to present our industry-leading loudness management and compliance tools to some of Europe's largest broadcasters. This year, we're demonstrating over 70 new features and enhancements which evidence our ongoing commitment to support the very latest developments in loudness compliance and management, including our provisions for the new DPP standard.”
HHB Director of Sales Martin O’Donnell explains: “NUGEN Audio offers a diverse range of innovative tools to address the latest developments in loudness compliance and management. Visitors are very welcome to demo the latest software applications in conjunction with Pro Tools and the S6 or S3 consoles we have on display.”
HHB Communications Limited
Founded in 1976 and located in London, HHB Communications is a global leader in the supply of professional audio technology. Serving in the broadcast, recording and media production sectors, HHB’s unique expertise is also recognised by major manufacturers and innovators, many of which have appointed the company as exclusive distributors of their products. The specialist division, Scrub serves the needs of the television and film post production industry from premises in the heart of London’s Soho.