Waves Audio announces support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) with the Waves Cloud MX Audio Mixer, a cloud-based professional audio mixer with superior sound quality for broadcast productions.
As broadcast and media organizations transition to cloud-based production environments, they must meet the growing demand for feature-rich content and over-the-top (OTT) distribution. At the heart of these next-generation workflows are cloud-based production tools that enable remote integration (REMI) and distributed operations. Waves’ Cloud MX audio mixer can now be integrated into cloud production environments to process and deliver high-quality audio for distributed media content to regional or global audiences.
Waves Cloud MX Audio Mixer is used by customers on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) to ensure that a secure, reliable, high-performance, and cost-effective computing infrastructure is available throughout an event. Customers can use the mixer on instances in any of the available Amazon EC2 geographic locations to optimize network performance between the cloud, remote operators, and on-premises equipment.
With Waves’ Cloud MX audio mixer running on AWS, broadcast professionals benefit from a superior-sounding cloud-based mixer; scalable processing resources to match event requirements and budget; secure cloud access, which allows production staff to work from anywhere while protecting media and broadcast data; reduced operational costs through simplified staff planning and consolidated workflows; and reducing capital expenditures by using scalable cloud resources instead of on-premises and OB hardware investments.
The Waves Cloud MX audio mixer is NDI® compatible, easily integrating into NDI-based environments, with easy patching and routing of NDI audio streams to simplify integration with the entire cloud production system. Cloud-based deployment also makes it easy to scale productions. Any number of audio mixers can be used simultaneously without the operational costs of shipping, maintaining, or scheduling hardware and on-site personnel.
Broadcasters and media organizations using Waves’ Cloud MX audio mixer can now guarantee an enhanced professional final production mix. Cloud MX Audio Mixer’s state-of-the-art audio mixing and processing is powered by a cloud-based version of Waves’ 32-bit double-precision floating-point eMotion LV1 mixing engine, augmented by Waves’ industry-leading arsenal. cloud-licensed audio plug-in industry.
All Waves Cloud MX Audio Mixer packages come with the powerful cloud-licensed Waves eMo plug-ins (eMo D5 Dynamics, eMo F2 Filter and eMo Q4 Equalizer), which form the mixer channel strip for a fast and efficient workflow. efficient. Users can expand their audio capabilities even further by upgrading to Cloud MX Audio Mixer Plus, with 11 additional cloud-licensed plugins such as Primary Source Expander for automatic mic bleed elimination, legendary Renaissance Vox vocal compressor, the surgical F6 Floating-Band Dynamic. EQ, MaxxBass, the L2 UltraMaximizer and more; or Cloud MX Audio Mixer Premium, which adds over 150 cloud-licensed plugins covering all audio needs, including the Dugan Speech plugin for real-time automatic multi-mic mixing. Each of these packages is available as one-month or one-year licenses.
With the Waves Cloud MX Audio Mixer on AWS, broadcasters can now achieve unparalleled professional audio quality with precision control in their cloud production environment.