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Focusrite iTrack Dock
Focusrite announced a revolution in iPad recording with the introduction of iTrack Dock - the complete music recording solution for the iPad. iTrack Dock is a comprehensive studio-quality iPad recording interface, featuring dual Focusrite microphone preamps plus two line inputs and an instrument DI, independent stereo monitor and headphone outputs, and a USB port for class-compliant MIDI instruments and controllers. iTrack Dock provides everything required to record, monitor and control music on Lightning iPads - with precision Focusrite digital conversion at up to 24-bit, 96 kHz sampling. It also charges and powers the iPad at the same time. [source]
App Store sales top 10 billion USD in 2013
Apple announced that customers spent over $10 billion US on the App Store in 2013, including over $1 billion US in December alone. App Store customers downloaded almost three billion apps in December making it the most successful month in App Store history. Apple's developers have now earned $15 billion US on the App Store. [source]
IK Multimedia introduces iRing
At this week's 2014 International CES held in Las Vegas, IK Multimedia announced iRing, the first motion-tracking controller for iOS music apps and more. The gadget allows musicians, gamers, and others to trigger sounds and control effects and other parameters of their favorite apps, in real-time, using hand position, freeing them from touching the screen. iRing includes two identical double-sided ring controllers, plus two free apps for music applications, which target everyone from music lovers to DJs to seasoned musicians - iRing Music Maker and iRing FX/Controller. iRing will cost $24.99 US / 19.99 EUR (ex. VAT), and will be available in Q1 2014 in three colors (white, green and silver) at music and electronics retailers worldwide. [source]
Steinberg VST Connect Pro: Trial and Studio Pass
VST Connect Pro, Steinberg's professional remote recording solution, is now available as a free 10-day trial version for download. VST Connect Pro lets users collaborate with any musician with an Internet connection and a computer anywhere on the planet. Data encryption, multi-track recording, live video chat, audio stream protection and MIDI support make geographical distance irrelevant to studio production workflows. Also available is the free Studio Pass app for iOS - the ideal complementary for VST Connect Pro. Studio Pass allows users to dial into the mixing session with an iPhone or iPad. [source]
Steinberg: Cubasis 1.7, VST 3.6 and free Nanologue
Steinberg released Cubasis 1.7, a free update available to its iOS digital audio workstation for the iPad. Now featuring Inter-App Audio capability, Cubasis allows iOS apps with the same Inter-App Audio functionality to be used as instruments on both audio and MIDI tracks. It is also possible to use compatible apps as insert or send effects. Steinberg also made available the new VST 3.6 SDK boasting iOS compatibility with Inter-App Audio support, enhancements to the VST 2 and Audio Unit wrappers, iOS support for the new VSTGUI 4.2 as well as a validation tool for VST 3 host applications. Newly introduced and based on this new SDK release is Nanologue, a monophonic virtual-analog synthesizer for the iPad and freely available as App Store download on iTunes. [source]
Major updates to Adobe Creative Cloud video apps now available
Adobe announced the immediate availability of major new updates to the video apps in Adobe Creative Cloud, including new capabilities in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe SpeedGrade CC, Adobe Prelude CC, Adobe Media Encoder CC and Adobe Story CC Plus. Today's updates, which were initially previewed in September at the IBC, include a direct link color pipeline between Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe SpeedGrade CC, expanded native support for brilliant visuals including 4K high frame rate content, a new mask tracker in Adobe After Effects, the Adobe Prelude CC Live Logger iPad app and many other feature enhancements. More here. [source]
Apple iPad Air: Thinner, lighter, more powerful
Apple's iPad Air is the latest generation of its category defining device, featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display in a new thinner and lighter design. Precision-engineered to weigh just one pound, iPad Air is 20 percent thinner and 28 percent lighter than the fourth generation iPad, and with a narrower bezel the borders of iPad Air are dramatically thinner. Apple also announced iPad mini with Retina display, bringing all the pixels from the 9.7-inch iPad to its 7.9-inch screen, delivering razor sharp text and detail in the same amazingly thin and light design. The new iPads feature the powerful and power-efficient Apple-designed A7 chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture, faster built-in Wi-Fi and expanded LTE cellular connectivity, and the newly-designed iOS 7 featuring hundreds of new features. iPad Air with Wi-Fi models will be available in silver or space gray starting on Friday, November 1, for a suggested retail price of $499 US for the 16GB model, prices for other models are $599 US (32GB), $699 US (64GB), and $799 US (128GB). iPad mini with Retina display will be available later in November starting at $399 US. [source]
iRig BlueBoard shipping
IK Multimedia shipped iRig BlueBoard, the new wireless MIDI pedalboard for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac OS. iRig BlueBoard is the first wireless MIDI pedalboard for iOS and Mac OS that uses Bluetooth technology to transmit MIDI messages, allowing you to control the functions of your favorite music-making apps on the fly. Any MIDI compatible app - such as IK's AmpliTube, VocaLive, SampleTank, iLectric Piano, iGrand Piano - or any other Core-MIDI-compatible app like Apple GarageBand, can be controlled wirelessly. iRig BlueBoard is priced at $99.99 US / 79.99 EUR ex. VAT, and is available now from IK's network of music and electronic retailers around the world, and from the IK online store. [source]
iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c arriving in more countries on October 25
Apple announced iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will be available in Russia, South Korea, Switzerland and more than 25 other countries beginning Friday, October 25. The iPhones are also coming to more than a dozen additional countries, including India and Mexico, on November 1. The complete list of countries is available here. [source]
RED introduces CINEPHOTOGRAPHY TOOLS app
In the coming weeks, RED Digital Cinema will be releasing a free mobile app to take your on-set toolkit to the next level. It will feature six tools that can assist with visualizing crop factors and lens focal length; estimating maximum recording time based on storage space and project settings; identifying safe flicker-free frame rate and shutter speeds under pulsed lighting; calculating how lens settings affect depth of field; seeing how project settings and ND filters influence exposure; and finding a suggested panning rate to minimize judder and strobing. Each will be customizable based on RED sensor and camera type. Versions of this app will be available for both Apple and Android mobile phones. [source]
New RenderMan architecture to be presented at SIGGRAPH 2014
Pixar Animation Studios is set to present its new RenderMan RIS rendering architecture at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver. Scheduled for release in the fall of 2014, this advancement in cinematic rendering features a state-of-the-art ray-tracing engine with the fastest progressive re-rendering in the industry, delivering an advanced and flexible solution for computing global illumination for VFX and animation. RenderMan will be available to commercial users for only $495 US per license and to non-commercial users for free. RenderMan is currently in beta, with extensive testing underway in a wide variety of production environments, both large and small. The new RenderMan will be released in the fall after SIGGRAPH 2014 and will be compatible with all major 64-bit operating systems, incl. Mac OS 10.8 and 10.7, Windows 8, 7, and Vista, and Linux. Autodesk Maya compatibility is with versions 2013, 2013.5, 2014, and 2015. [source]
Adobe After Effects CC 2014.0.2
Adobe has released the After Effects CC 2014.0.2 (13.
Nuendo 6.5 Trial available
Steinbergs's audio post-production software Nuendo is now available in a demo version.
PLE version of Ozone 2014 available
E-on software announced the immediate availability of the free Ozone 2014 PLE (Personal Learning Edition).
Adobe Photoshop Mix 1.1
Adobe's Photoshop Mix, a free iPad application focused on selective edits, basic compositing and 'a little bit of Photoshop magic' - comes in an updated version 1.
ARRI announces ProRes UHD output for AMIRA
A new software upgrade for ARRI's documentary-style AMIRA camera will allow it to record ProRes UHD files, answering the 4K requirements of some productions.
Blackmagic Camera Utility 1.9.3
The new update to Blackmagic Cameras, Blackmagic Camera Utility 1.
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