Gibson USA hired Art & Logic to build the Macintosh version of the Bluetooth updater for their Firebird X guitar firmware. The Firebird X is a limited edition collector's edition guitar with onboard effects, computerized analog tone switching, and many other features.
When ROLAND® decided to add a third-party plugin architecture to their popular V-STUDIOS™ digital audio workstations, they called Art & Logic for assistance. Through a partnership between the two companies, Art & Logic consulted with ROLAND engineers developing the VS8F-3 expansion card, and created a Software Development Kit (SDK) to be used by third-party developers of audio effects plugins. Art & Logic played a critical role in all phases of this project. more...
The Way of H hired Art & Logic to develop new features for their flagship app Rock Prodigy and their new release Dave Mustaine: Guitar Prodigy. The project was to make these iOS apps more useful and easier to use with specific attention to new and important functions which allow the user to adjust the tempo of playback and loop certain sections of a song for focused practice. The response to the new version of the app has been extremely positive. See the Wired review.
Beat Kangz Electronics hired Art & Logic to create the firmware for the Beat Thang, a new groovebox aimed at the hip hop market. The project also includes a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) plugin for Mac OS X and Windows called the Beat Thang Virtual. It is available at Sam Ash, Guitar Center, and online.
Bongiovi Acoustics hired Art & Logic to port their software-based active signal processing technology from Mac to Windows. Digital Power Station for Windows is a system-wide utility that enriches the audio quality of any music or movie being played on your computer. The software won the CES 2012 Innovations Honorees award in the Software and Mobile Apps category.
Otari hired Art & Logic to develop a virtual patchbay application that controls how pieces of audio equipment communicate over a firewire network. Art & Logic solved a number of difficult design problems including how to quickly display and update the thousands of connection possiblities between multiple audio devices. This software is currently used in real-time production at locations such as television stations and live performance theatres.
Beat Kangz Electronics, LLC partnered with Art & Logic to create PlayaThang and PlayaThang Free. PlayaThang offers simple playback of 20 high quality professional beats (3 in the FREE version). Mute, solo and change volume for each of the 8 stereo tracks that make up each beat to create your own remixes on the fly.
JBL wanted a sleek user interface design for their LSR4300 Studio Monitor Control Center. Our design team worked together with JBL's development team to bring their original pencil sketches to life. The 3D user interface makes it easier to configure high-end speaker systems. The system has won many awards within the pro audio industry.
The ADE system, developed for Soundelux in Hollywood, California, combines software application and interface electronics to help film sound editors bridge the gap between traditional movieola editing and digital editing. ADE automatically generates a list of edits on the computer by reading the physical cuts on the film stock. The device improves the accuracy of the initial edits and reduces labor by many hours for a typical feature film.
Antares Audio Technologies hired Art & Logic to bring their world standard Auto-Tune 3 professional intonation correcting plugin onto the Microsoft Windows platform. Art & Logic enhanced the original codebase by adding DirectX envelope automation, improving the user interface, and updating the architecture to exploit the audio capabilities unique to Microsoft Windows. Art & Logic worked closely with PACE to ensure that InterLok copy protection was integrated into the final product. As the development neared completion, Art & Logic created and managed a beta program to ensure that Auto-Tune 3 would be ready to ship immediately upon acceptance. more...
Working with Echo Digital Audio Corporation, Art & Logic ported their generic driver framework from Windows NT to Mac OS, created ASIO and OMS drivers, and a console application. Echo is now able to support their entire line of high-quality audio hardware for the Macintosh, including Gina, Darla, Layla, Gina24, Darla24, Layla24, and Mona cards, using a single codebase. Most recently, we have ported this work to Mac OS X, helping Echo to remain on the leading edge of the audio interface world, and assisting them in learning the intricacies of OS X kernel development along the way, in order to allow them to maintain their products in-house.
Developed for Accordance Music Systems, HotzMaker is a graphical authoring system for creating multimedia MIDI experiences. The program allows the user to connect components such as images and sliders to build detailed graphical landscapes that are both beautiful and functional. These landscapes let beginning musicians play along with a CD, even if they don't know the chords of the song, while spectacular graphics are synchronized to the music.
iTrain is a website that sells downloadable music for workouts. Art & Logic was responsible for all aspects of the project, including user interface design, layout, and construction; administrative tools, setting up e-commerce, testing, and project management. Most of the user interface is done in Flash. The server-side code is PHP/MySQL. There are multiple servers, with load balancing. You'll need to register to get a password to log into the site. Registering is quick, simple, and free.
E-MU Systems hired Art & Logic to implement two dialogs for their new software sampler. The dialogs went beyond simply picking files and allowed users to manually or automatically create regions, lay out the samples or regions on the keyboard, and preview their work. This project had Art & Logic tightly integrating into E-MU's development environment using a VPN for direct access to their CVS archives while working directly with E-MU engineers on common code. E-MU Systems later hired Art & Logic to write the E-MU Xboard control software, a Mac OS X desktop application that provides total control of the E-MU Xboard USB/MIDI Controller. more...
"The philosophy of the Music In Education program is singular in purpose: to create a classroom music program that provides a contemporary focus to the musical and curricular traditions of the general music classroom." Art & Logic was hired by Yamaha to port the Windows version of Music in Education™ to a native Cocoa application for Mac OS X. The MIE system includes 16 MIE keyboards linked with MIDI to the MIE software running on a G4 Macintosh computer. The software provides a hands-on learning experience for students while freeing the instructor to move among the students while accessing accompaniments and music samples via a wireless remote control system.
Art & Logic developed a unique user interface design based on the client's sketches, including round windows, curved slider controls, and custom graphics.
Melodeo Inc. hired Art & Logic to help build a iPhone framework that is the basis for dozens of "Top 100" music radio apps available on the iTunes store under the name "nuTsie™". A&L also built a Flex-based sidebar for iTunes Windows users which provides recommendations based on current songs and playlists, streams music from their servers, and synchronizes music library with nuTsie servers. more...
We implemented the Macintosh version of eMusic Download Manager based on Carbon so that it runs natively on both Mac OS X and Mac OS 9. The self-updating download manager is used to download music files from eMusic.com, parse XML metadata, and perform EMP file decryption.
Art & Logic was hired to develop an iTunes plugin to support a range of high-capacity digital audio players and portable digital jukebox devices on Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X. The software manages the transfer of audio content between the iTunes application and the audio player and maintains playlists used by the device to organize tracks.
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