KRK Systems Launches Groundbreaking Audio Tools App

Date: 18/07/2019
KRK Systems Launches Groundbreaking Audio Tools App

KRK Systems, part of the Gibson family of brands, introduces its revolutionary KRK Audio Tools App for iOS and Android. This free suite of professional studio tools includes five useful and professional analysis-based components that work with any monitor setup, and one powerful tool (EQ Recommendation) that helps acclimate the new KRK ROKIT G4 monitors to their individual acoustic environment.

In addition to the EQ Recommendation tool, the app also includes a Spectrum Real Time Analyzer (RTA), Level Meter, Delay and Polarity Analyzers, as well as a Monitor Align tool that helps users set their monitor positioning more accurately to their listening area. Within the app is a sound generator giving the user sound analysis options of sine, continuous sine sweep, white noise and pink noise—all of which can help the analysis process in different conditions.

“We wanted to build something game-changing for the new ROKIT G4 line that enables our users to achieve better final mixes overall,” explains Rich Renken, Product Manager—Pro Audio Division, Gibson Brands. “In terms of critical listening, the G4 monitors are completely different, and a major upgrade from the previous G3 line. Our intentions with the EQ Recommendation tool are to suggest a flatter condition and help get the user to a better starting point. Ultimately, it still comes down to preference and using your musical ear, but it’s certainly great to have this feature available along with the others in the app.”

Five of the app tools work with any monitor setup. This includes the Level Meter, which assists with monitor level calibration to ensure all monitors are at the same dB level, as well as the Delay Analysis feature that helps calculate the time from each monitor to the user’s ears. Additionally, the app’s Polarity function is used to verify the correct wiring of monitors, minimizing bass loss and incorrect stereo imaging reproduction—the results of monitors being out of phase, while the Spectrum RTA and Sound Generator are great for finding nuances in any environment.

Also included is an unprecedented Monitor Alignment feature, which is used to determine the best placement of multiple monitors within proximity. This is accomplished by placing a smart device on each monitor separately and then rotating to the correct angle degree. A sixth tool, exclusive to ROKIT G4 owners, is the EQ Recommendation tool that helps acclimate monitors to an environment by analyzing the app-generated pink noise and subsequently suggesting the best EQ preset, which is set manually on the back of the G4 monitors.

“We are extremely excited to offer this app to the recording music community. Our team has put a great deal of energy and research into the development of the app which, in combination with the G4 monitors, offers something never before released in the market—at any price point,” says Jimmy Landry, Global Director of Marketing—Pro Audio Division, Gibson Brands. “The feedback we’ve received on the new, and more professional sound of the ROKIT G4s has been overwhelmingly positive. With the release of the KRK Audio Tools app, we are excited to hear what people create on the G4s moving forward.”

About KRK Systems:

Over the past three decades, KRK Systems, part of the Gibson Pro Audio division, has become synonymous with quality design and unparalleled performance in the world of studio monitors, subwoofers and headphones. KRK offers products that meet the diverse needs of home studios and professional studios alike no matter the style of music or application. For more information, visit www.krksys.com.



Tags: KRK Systems | Gibson Pro Audio | iOS | android | applications | app | mobile app
Submitted by Vanessa Bishop (D. Pagan Communications)
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • CLEARCOM IOS INTERCOM at NAB 2015

    CLEARCOM IOS INTERCOM at NAB 2015

  • Projects Department on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC

    Projects Department on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC

  • Broadstream Solutions at NAB 2014

    Broadstream Solutions at NAB 2014

  • Softron Media Services on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Softron Media Services on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • The Teracue Application Cloud show at IBC 2018 (German version)

    The Teracue Application Cloud show at IBC 2018 (German version)

  • The Teracue Application Cloud show at IBC 2018

    The Teracue Application Cloud show at IBC 2018

  • Virtual Panel on Apple watch from Clear-Com at NAB 2018

    Virtual Panel on Apple watch from Clear-Com at NAB 2018

  • Sound Devices Wingman app at IBC 2016

    Sound Devices Wingman app at IBC 2016

  • Forbidden Technologies FORscene App at BVE 2014

    Forbidden Technologies FORscene App at BVE 2014

  • Bridge Technologies PocketProbe App at NAB 2013

    Bridge Technologies PocketProbe App at NAB 2013

  • Visionary Solutions at NAB 2013

    Visionary Solutions at NAB 2013

  • NUGEN Audio at IBC 2015

    NUGEN Audio at IBC 2015

  • Matrox at IBC 2015

    Matrox at IBC 2015

  • NUGEN Audio at BVE 2015

    NUGEN Audio at BVE 2015

  • Forscene at IBC 2014

    Forscene at IBC 2014

  • Autocue DSLR Prompter using iPad at IBC 2013

    Autocue DSLR Prompter using iPad at IBC 2013

  • Global Distribution with mLogic at IBC 2013

    Global Distribution with mLogic at IBC 2013

  • Softron Media at IBC 2013

    Softron Media at IBC 2013

  • NuGen Audio at IBC 2013

    NuGen Audio at IBC 2013

  • London TOUR!

    London TOUR!

  • Thear Technology at BVE 2013

    Thear Technology at BVE 2013

  • AJA at IBC2011

    AJA at IBC2011

  • Lynx Technik at IBC2011

    Lynx Technik at IBC2011


Related Shows
  • The KITPLUS Show discussing studios and kit

    The KITPLUS Show discussing studios and kit


Related Articles
  • Make Time for Remapping

    Make Time for Remapping

  • Out of the box: Sennheiser Ambeo VR microphone

    Out of the box: Sennheiser Ambeo VR microphone

  • Tried and tested: DPA d:vice

    Tried and tested: DPA d:vice

  • Six steps for award winning sound design with Jungle Studios

    Six steps for award winning sound design with Jungle Studios

  • What happened to audio networking

    What happened to audio networking

  • A Software Based Approach to Video Monitoring

    A Software Based Approach to Video Monitoring

  • 6 Misapprehensions of MAM

    6 Misapprehensions of MAM

  • Taking a hybrid approach to the SDI/IP transistion

    Taking a hybrid approach to the SDI/IP transistion

  • It is not is but when it will happen to you

    It is not is but when it will happen to you

  • The secrets behind live streaming

    The secrets behind live streaming

  • THE EVOLVING DRONE CAPTURE MARKET

    THE EVOLVING DRONE CAPTURE MARKET

  • Ask The Expert- Post Production Supervisor at BBC Studios and Post Production

    Ask The Expert- Post Production Supervisor at BBC Studios and Post Production

  • Editing broadcast video in a mobile app a ridiculous notion or the next big thing

    Editing broadcast video in a mobile app a ridiculous notion or the next big thing

  • ITTP Approved Skills scheme: A progress report

    ITTP Approved Skills scheme: A progress report

  • Digital and analog in harmony at Pama Studios

    Digital and analog in harmony at Pama Studios

  • Dynamic display revolution!

    Dynamic display revolution!

  • Back to the future

    Back to the future

  • The holistic approach to fighting piracy

    The holistic approach to fighting piracy

  • Education meets industry...

    Education meets industry...

  • Archiving as a service at BBC Studios and Post Production

    Archiving as a service at BBC Studios and Post Production

  • Stability not short-term subscriptions

    Stability not short-term subscriptions

  • ITTP Conference

    ITTP Conference

  • Panasonic Previews Field of Hope

    Panasonic Previews Field of Hope

  • Move and Deliver

    Move and Deliver

  • Israels i24news

    Israels i24news

  • Rotolight ANOVA from the eyes of a DoP

    Rotolight ANOVA from the eyes of a DoP

  • Centralised tapeless workflow at BT sport studios

    Centralised tapeless workflow at BT sport studios

  • Where no satellite truck has gone before

    Where no satellite truck has gone before

  • Collaboration and flexibility in post production workflow

    Collaboration and flexibility in post production workflow

  • The BroadcastShow Tour: a visitors view

    The BroadcastShow Tour: a visitors view

  • Dick Hobbs is Counting Pixels

    Dick Hobbs is Counting Pixels

  • To have and to hold... with Polecam!

    To have and to hold... with Polecam!

  • Ooh ahh.. just a little DIT with Will Strauss

    Ooh ahh.. just a little DIT with Will Strauss

  • BroadcastShow Tour - a visitors view

    BroadcastShow Tour - a visitors view

  • QOS - Its time to take a more objective approach

    QOS - Its time to take a more objective approach

  • Why broadcasters need to be aware of the advent of HEVC

    Why broadcasters need to be aware of the advent of HEVC

  • Education: Live TV  approaches to learning without a safety net

    Education: Live TV approaches to learning without a safety net

  • Changing the art of Chroma Key

    Changing the art of Chroma Key

  • Peter Savage declares what happens in Vegas should stay in Vegas!

    Peter Savage declares what happens in Vegas should stay in Vegas!

  • Capturing awesome audio

    Capturing awesome audio

  • Are the ultimate noise cancellation headphones here?

    Are the ultimate noise cancellation headphones here?

  • Loudness: What happens now if my work is not compliant?

    Loudness: What happens now if my work is not compliant?

  • Planetary scientists stream galaxy worldwide

    Planetary scientists stream galaxy worldwide

  • Is it time to review your colour grading toolset?

    Is it time to review your colour grading toolset?

  • Twas the issue before Christmas;

    Twas the issue before Christmas;

  • OTT Monitoring: keeping it simple and useful

    OTT Monitoring: keeping it simple and useful

  • Revolutionary Rotolight Anova Shoot at BBC Studios

    Revolutionary Rotolight Anova Shoot at BBC Studios

  • Taking the pain out of collaborative editing

    Taking the pain out of collaborative editing

  • Learning from the master

    Learning from the master

  • Apple Final Cut Pro X  The Critic

    Apple Final Cut Pro X The Critic


News
VuWall and Matrox Join Forces to Showcase the Most Advanced Video Wall and Visualization Technology for Command and Control Rooms at GSX 2019 Posted: 22/08/2019
VuWall and Matrox Join Forces to Showcase the Most Advanced Video Wall and Visualization Technology for Command and Control Rooms at GSX 2019

VuWall, a leader in video wall control and AV network management solutions, and Matrox Graphics Inc., a world-class provider of capture, video and graphics processing, real-time encoding, KVM extension and switching, and AV-over-IP technologies, will partner at Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2019 conference and expo, Sept. 10-12, in Chicago. On InfraGard's Booth 1187, attendees will see state-of-the-art technology from the two companies integrated to deliver the best deployment and visualization experiences inside command and control rooms.

Tags: VuWall | Matrox | Video Wall | Command Room | GSX 2019 | InfraGard | Control Room | AV
Submitted by InGear
More from this author
Insys Video Technologies to Unveil New Cloud Media Recording Solution and Expanded OTT Platform at IBC2019 Posted: 22/08/2019
Insys Video Technologies to Unveil New Cloud Media Recording Solution and Expanded OTT Platform at IBC2019

Over-the-top (OTT) video solutions innovator Insys Video Technologies is heading to the IBC2019 exhibition in Amsterdam in September with a powerful new cloud-based video recording solution and a two-pronged exhibit strategy. In addition to its own standalone presence in pod P03 (located in the walkway between IBC Halls 7 and 8), the company will highlight its collaborations with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in demonstrations at the AWS stand (5.C80).

Tags: OTT | live | VOD | cloud | video | Artificial Intelligence | AI | Machine Learning | ML | streaming | platform | delivery | Insys | Insys Video Technologies | Amazon Web Services | AWS | on demand | Elemental | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
Submitted by Write Turn Communications
More from this author
Grass Valley Live Production Solutions Give Expert ease the Edge Posted: 22/08/2019
Grass Valley Live Production Solutions Give Expert and rsquo;ease the Edge

Grass Valley's versatile cameras have been selected by Expert'ease, to enhance its live production offering. Grass Valley's solutions were chosen for their proven reliability and agility and will enable the Montreal-based audiovisual and multimedia company to take its production capability to the next level. Installation and commissioning of the new systems were carried out in collaboration with Grass Valley’s regional partner, CEV, a leader in multimedia technologies.

Tags: Grass Valley
Submitted by Platform Communications
More from this author
How Calrec can Assist and Connect you - IBC 2019 stand 8.C61 Posted: 22/08/2019
How Calrec can Assist and Connect you - IBC 2019 stand 8.C61
Calrec’s powerful Assist and Connect applications are both centre stage at IBC 2019 on the Calrec stand. As the industry embraces new standards and workflows, Calrec has expanded its suite of applications to give broadcasters more efficient tools without the requirement to purchase more hardware.
Tags: Audio; audio consoles; audio routing; AoIP
Submitted by Jump PR
More from this author
Nugen Halo Upmix Controls and Fine-Tunes Surround Mixes for Award-Winning Productions Posted: 21/08/2019
Nugen and rsquo;s Halo Upmix Controls and Fine-Tunes Surround Mixes for Award-Winning Productions
For the past 30 years, award-winning Re-recording Mixer Joe Barnett has worked on a wide variety of high-profile projects including American History X, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Crazy Heart, When in Rome, Chronicle, 2 Guns, Luke Cage, Daredevil and The OA. Among Barnett’s most recent credits is the Netflix hit Iron Fist, for which he relied on NUGEN Audio’s Halo Upmix for his surround sound mix.
Tags: Nugen Audio | Halo Upmix | Sound | Audio
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
Argosy Announces IP Networking and Fibre Infrastructure Wins Posted: 21/08/2019
Argosy Announces IP Networking and Fibre Infrastructure Wins
Argosy, a leading international supplier of broadcast cables and infrastructure products, recently provided a selection of IP and fibre-based cabling, networking and rack technology to support dB Broadcast in the IP migration of some of the UK’s leading broadcasters and media services companies.
Tags: Argosy | IP networking | fibre infrastructure | 350km cabling | SMPTE-2022 fibre equipment | network connectors | rack technology | dB Broadcast | IP migration | Tom Swan | digital video coaxial cables | Chris Smeeton | MKM Marketing Communications
Submitted by MKM Marketing Communications
More from this author
National TeleConsultants Peter Adamiak Honored as SMPTE Fellow Posted: 21/08/2019
National TeleConsultants Peter Adamiak Honored as SMPTE Fellow

National TeleConsultants (NTC), one of the most respected media technology consulting, design, and systems integration companies in the world, is proud to announce that its co-founder and managing partner, Peter Adamiak, has been named by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) as a 2019 SMPTE Fellow. Adamiak will be recognized at the SMPTE Annual Awards Gala on Thursday, Oct. 24 in Los Angeles, California.

Tags: National TeleConsultants | Peter Adamiak | SMPTE | NTC | Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
PMC Heads North To Oldham Street With MB2SE Monitors Posted: 21/08/2019
PMC Heads North To Oldham Street With MB2SE Monitors
PMC’s MB2SE speakers are taking centre stage at a stunningly designed multi-storey creative space in Manchester’s thriving entertainment area, the Northern Quarter.
Tags: PMC Speakers | MB2SE Monitors | Steve Levine | Oldham Street | Manchester | Andy Smith | Jason McGuire
Submitted by White Noise Public Relations Ltd
More from this author
VuWall and LG Partner to Deliver the Most Advanced Integrated Video Wall Control and Display Technology for Control Room Environments Posted: 20/08/2019
VuWall and LG Partner to Deliver the Most Advanced Integrated Video Wall Control and Display Technology for Control Room Environments

VuWall, leader of video wall and AV network management solutions, today announced a corporate partnership with LG Electronics, the leading global manufacturer of monitors, personal computers, digital signage, and commercial displays. This partnership allows VuWall and LG to offer customers a fully integrated control room solution that combines VuWall's advanced VuScape video wall processor with LG's latest 55SVH7F video wall display.

Tags: VuWall | Video Wall | Control Room | VuScape | AV network management | LG Electronics
Submitted by InGear
More from this author
SMPTEs Latest IMF Plugfest Makes Significant Progress Toward Interoperability Posted: 20/08/2019
SMPTEs Latest IMF Plugfest Makes Significant Progress Toward Interoperability

SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, today announced that the SMPTE Interoperable Master Format (IMF) plugfest, held May 14-15 in London, marked another milestone in the development of the IMF family of international standards (SMPTE ST 2067), with more than 30 participants making progress toward interoperability.

Tags: SMPTE | IMF Plugfest | IBC2019 | Interoperable Master Format | SMPTE ST 2067 | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Love Is in the Air for Riedels Artist Intercom at the Electric Love Festival in Austria Posted: 20/08/2019
Love Is in the Air for Riedels Artist Intercom at the Electric Love Festival in Austria

Riedel Communications supplied an extensive Artist-based communications backbone and provided on-site support for the Electric Love Festival, held in Austria July 4-6. Integrated with the Artist infrastructure, a Bolero wireless intercom system ensured clear communications for all mobile staff before, during, and after the four-day event. The festival, which has been held at the Salzburgring race course since 2013, is one of the largest electronic dance music events in Europe, this year hosting over 180,000 visitors and featuring nearly 160 artists.

Tags: Artist Intercom | Electric Love Festival | Riedel Communications | Bolero wireless | RSP-2318 SmartPanel | 2300-Series SmartPanel
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
MovieLabs and Hollywood Studios Publish White Paper Envisioning the Future of Media Creation in 2030 Posted: 20/08/2019
MovieLabs and Hollywood Studios Publish White Paper Envisioning the Future of Media Creation in 2030

Motion Pictures Laboratories, Inc. (MovieLabs), together with member studios, has published a new white paper presenting an industry vision for the future of media creation technology by 2030. The paper, jointly authored by MovieLabs and technology leadership teams from Hollywood studios, paints a bold picture of future technology and discusses the need for the industry to work together now on innovative new software, hardware and production workflows to support and enable new ways to create content over the next ten years. The white paper is available today for free download on the MovieLabs website www.movielabs.com.

Tags: MovieLabs and Hollywood Studios Publish White Paper Envisioning the Future of Media Creation in 2030 | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
Submitted by PRComs
More from this author
TSL Products Presents Latest Audio Monitoring and Broadcast Control System Solutions at SET Expo 2019 Posted: 20/08/2019
TSL Products Presents Latest Audio Monitoring and  Broadcast Control System Solutions at SET Expo 2019
TSL Products, a leading designer and manufacturer of broadcast workflow solutions, will feature its latest audio and control solutions at SET Expo 2019, alongside systems integration partner Line Up. TSL will highlight updates to its audio monitoring offerings, including its SAM-Q platform, PAM-IP and its MPA1 lines. In addition, it will showcase its new IP Control Buddy as well as the range of Anything Interface Boxes.
Tags: TSL Products | SET Expo 2019 | SAM-Q | audio | PAM-IP | MPA1 | broadcast | workflow | solutions
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
Summer 2019s Biggest Film Releases Used Blackmagic Design Posted: 20/08/2019
Summer 2019s Biggest Film Releases Used Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design announced today that a number of the 2019 summer season’s worldwide film releases used numerous Blackmagic Design products during production and post, including its digital film cameras, DaVinci Resolve Studio editing, color correction, visual effects (VFX) and audio post production application, and more. This included some of the biggest blockbusters and expected blockbusters of the summer, such as “John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum,” “Men In Black: International” and “Rocketman.”
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | BMD | Summer Films | Blockbusters | Filmmaking | DaVinci Resolve
Submitted by Blackmagic design
More from this author
New Australian Sci Fi Film Quanta Shot on URSA Mini Pro and Graded with DaVinci Resolve Posted: 20/08/2019
New Australian Sci Fi Film Quanta Shot on URSA Mini Pro and Graded with DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design today announced the new sci fi film “Quanta” was shot entirely on an URSA Mini Pro, while grading was done using DaVinci Resolve Studio. The film is one of the first globally distributed films by the new Melbourne based film production company and film collective Raygun, and will begin distribution in the United States and other countries in August.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | BMD | DaVinci Resolve | URSA Mini Pro | Sci-Fi | Filmmaking | Production | Post
Submitted by Blackmagic design
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>