NUGEN Audio Intros Updated Halo For Loudness Toolkit

NUGEN Audio introduces a new version of its Halo Upmix 3D Immersive Extension and a new update for its Loudness Toolkit 2 (now in version 2.7) software suite of audio processing features.

Having launched first order Ambisonic output for immersive audio in July, this latest upgrade of the Nugen Audio Halo Upmix 3D Immersive Extension allows second and third order Ambisonic output and support for the AmbiX and FuMa formats. Nugen Audio continues to support the immersive audio field with its Halo Upmix, announcing a further update to its Halo Upmix 3D Immersive Extension.

The Halo Upmix 3D Immersive Extension update will also include both 7.1.4 and 5.1.4 channel configurations to facilitate production in Auro-3D formats—a three-dimensional audio standard used across several industries, including cinema, gaming and automotive applications.

The new upgrade allows second and third order Ambisonic output and support for the AmbiX and FuMa formats.

The new upgrade allows second and third order Ambisonic output and support for the AmbiX and FuMa formats.

Halo Upmix is available immediately at a list price of $499. The Halo 3D Immersive Extension with Ambisonic output can be purchased for $199. The updated version, including second and third order Ambisonic output and Auro-3D support, will be available in November 2017.

NUGEN Audio is also announcing a new version of its industry standard Loudness Toolkit, version 2.7. Loudness Toolkit 2 includes the VisLM-H meter, LM-Correct quick-fix tool and ISL true peak limiter. This update makes Loudness Toolkit an even more powerful workflow companion for NLE and DAW users. Loudness Toolkit 2 also features DynApt dynamic adaptation technology available as an extension for LM-Correct, enabling streamlined LRA targeting.

For the LM Correct quick-fix tool and VisLM Loudness Meters, 7.1 dialog anchored analysis and processing is now possible. In addition, for both LM-Correct and VisLM, the EBU Mode has been updated to reflect new guidance on LRA readings for audio under 60 seconds long. Loudness Toolkit version 2.7 is now available at a list price of $949.

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