Nugen Audio Unveils New Updates For Upmixing, Batch Processing, and Offline Loudness Monitoring

Nugen Audio will demonstrate new updates to its family of post-production and broadcast audio tools at NAB 2016.

Nugen Audio will highlight a new option for Halo Upmix, its upmixing stereo audio to surround solution. The 9.1 option allows the introduction of vertical positioning into the upmix, generating a 7.1.2 (Dolby Atmos) bed track-compatible upmix. 

It’s the first product based on Nugen’s Audio's proprietary new upmixing processes and is available in the Avid AAX, VST, and AU formats. Halo Upmix automates the creation of a stereo-to-surround, downmix-compatible upmix with unique center channel management and spatial density controls.

Combining several technologies, including frequency and time-domain energy distribution and neural network artificial intelligence, Halo Upmix enables producers to target various upmix goals, including full stable surrounds, exact downmix matching, and/or full dialog isolation. In addition to stem and group upmixing, producers can use Halo Upmix's center channel control and management to fine-tune a surround mix and to create intricate mixes when there is no access to the original stems.

Nugen Audio’s Loudness Management Batch (LMB) Processor helps users stay ahead of industry requirements for automated loudness analysis and correction.

Nugen Audio’s Loudness Management Batch (LMB) Processor helps users stay ahead of industry requirements for automated loudness analysis and correction.

Nugen Audio will showcase extensions for its Loudness Management Batch (LMB) Processor. These extensions include the company’s DynApt loudness range targeting technology. The updates will help clients meet industry requirements for automated loudness analysis and correction. These updates include improved LRA correction speed for the DynApt Extension and wider file format support for the ProRes Extension, which now supports .MOV files. The  LMB Processor can now handle up to 32 channels when advanced routing is used for both the MXF extension and ProRes Extension. These updates are available at no charge to current owners.

Finally, Nugen Audio will demonstrate a comprehensive new Adobe Premiere integration for its LM-Correct 2 loudness quick-fix tool. Premiere Pro users will have LM-Correct at their fingertips to help them adhere to any worldwide loudness standard. This integration brings the same seamless loudness management workflow to Adobe Premiere that is available with Avid. Using Adobe's Common Extensibility Platform (CEP), loudness analysis and correction can now be run from a simple panel within Adobe Premiere without requiring users to leave the editing environment.

The Adobe Premiere integration is free for all existing LM-Correct 2 users.

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