While many iPhone software developers try to balance utility and entertainment value, Studio Six Digital has taken a decidedly more serious approach with apps that cater to the engineering side of music production. One that’s very handy is SPL (V. 1.4, $5.99), which is a full-featured decibel meter that uses the iPhone’s built-in mic or an external one. Studio Six Digital also makes the lower-priced SPL Meter (V. 1, $0.99), which is designed to emulate a familiar, budget-priced, analog decibel meter from a popular electronics-store chain. Read the rest of this entry »
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Using validated sound-therapy techniques applied to dynamic tinnitus tracking, iTinnitus Solutions can improve the degree of perceived tinnitus. It helps users pinpoint the frequencies of their tinnitus. Once done, the frequencies can be tracked on a graph and emailed to a specialist or insurance company. The program also uses that dynamic information to guide users on how to mask and even inhibit the irritating noise they experience so they can find periods of quiet relief.
As a tinnitus sufferer himself, Dr. Robin LeBlanc created iTinnitus Solutions to help the many people who seek help for the affliction. The doctor has put the sound-therapy package into a private application that users can take advantage of anytime from their iPhone or iPod touch. Of course, the application is not recommended as a substitute for a physical exam to rule out medical causes of tinnitus, nor should it be considered a proper hearing exam. Read the rest of this entry »
Retro Recorder has been updated with new features including stereo recording capability and a high-quality (44.1kHz) recording mode. The updates are free to existing Retro Recorder customers, and new customers may purchase it for $0.99.
Retro Recorder features distortion-free audio zoom-in capability, geared for meetings, dictations, interviews, voice memos, and music recording. The patent-pending Audio Level eXtension (ALX) technology improves recording quality beyond what can be had with handheld recorders. Recorded files can be exported individually or in batches. Exported files can then be downloaded to a PC or Mac using a Wi-Fi network.
The app supports iPhone and second-generation iPod touch. An external mic is required on a second-generation iPod Touch.
This week at InfoComm, booth N2919, Solid State Logic’s SSL DV division is showing its new Gravity Web Mobile app that provides smartphone users with access to the entire Gravity archive and production management solution. It allows users to search, browse, play, and bookmark clips remotely, as well as import clips from the phone to the Gravity system. Read the full release in The Briefing Room.
BidMagic is showing its updated Schedule and Dispatch Center at InfoComm this week. The Project Calendar integrates with smartphones via Outlook Exchange to allow project managers, installation crews, and service techs to access crucial timeline information in the field. Check it out at booth C4126 if you’re at the show.
Alcorn McBride has a new iPhone/iPad app, UDP Remote, that allows users to create on-screen buttons to start sequences, turn on/off an output, or set a variable with the company’s V16 Pro and V4 Pro show controllers. Show operators can also use the UDP Remote as an operator control console to interact with the audience without having to sit behind a desk. Read the full release in The Briefing Room.