Best Networking Technology and Best Recording Software
Portland, OR - Audinate market-leading digital audio networking solution Dante™ won two of the most respected awards in Pro Audio which are awarded each year by ProSoundWeb.com and Live Sound International. Audinate’s Dante Ultimo™ won the Best Networking Technologies Products category, and for the second year in a row, the Dante Virtual Soundcard won the Best Live Recording Software Products category.
Launched just a year ago, Ultimo is a feature-rich yet cost-effective solution for integrating the power of Dante connectivity into products with low channel count requirements. With Ultimo, end-point components like powered loudspeakers, amplifiers, microphones, personal monitoring systems, breakout boxes, and connection points are instantly connected to your network, delivering all the benefits of Dante networking to your entire signal chain.
Dante is a complete, commercially supported, media networking solution developed by Audinate. Dante has rapidly become the defacto audio networking standard supported by over 135 OEMs in the AV industry. Designed for fast and easy integration and low cost, Ultimo delivers unprecedented power and performance, with sub-microsecond precision synchronization with ultra-low latency. Seamlessly connect to your Dante network, with up to four channels of bi-directional digital audio at sample rates of 44.1, 48kHz and in addition 88.2, or 96kHz on the 2x2 version chip.
Dante Virtual Soundcard is a simple, easy-to-use software application that turns your Windows or Mac computer into a Dante-enabled device. No special hardware or modification is required — Dante Virtual Soundcard uses your computer’s Ethernet port to instantly communicate with other Dante-enabled equipment on the network.
“We are not surprised that Dante is the people’s choice throughout Pro A/V,” says Gary Southwell, VP of Product Management at Audinate. Southwell adds, “The industry has embraced Dante and made it the market leader because it is easy to set-up, delivers a broad and robust feature set and is the most interoperable networking solution.”