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IBC Blog: supporting technology for Pro Tools

By Simon Ray

At the IBC show, I have seen three exciting things that work in and alongside Avid Pro Tools.

First, I had a great demo from Dave Tyler and Simon Sherbourne from Avid of a new collaboration technology potentially being built into Pro Tools (“Audio Collaboration in the Cloud”). This is still currently in development and was an early beta version that was shown at NAB, but I was really excited by the possibilities. It reminded me a lot of a fantastic technology from about 2001 called Rocket Network that failed because it needed the Internet connectivity of 2014.

Very simply, the collaboration tool allows Pro Tools users in different locations to share media Continue reading