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Audio DSP design software?

Started by Jon Starr October 1, 2003
Hello, I wonder if somebody would be able to help me with the
manufacturer name for some easy to use audio DSP design software.

The software in question was a windows based drag-and-drop design
suite for some line of audio DSP cores, so you could basically drag a
'Equaliser' block onto the screen and set it's properties in a handy
little window then join it to a 'Delay' block, for example, and the
program would generate the C for the processor; it was quite slick
looking software in the Windows XP visual style.

I can't remember where I saw the advert (probably EDN) and a search of
the major audio DSP manufactures has proved fruitless so far.

Many thanks,

Jon Starr
Design engineer
DFx Technology Limited
Jon Starr wrote:
> Hello, I wonder if somebody would be able to help me with the > manufacturer name for some easy to use audio DSP design software. > > The software in question was a windows based drag-and-drop design > suite for some line of audio DSP cores, so you could basically drag a > 'Equaliser' block onto the screen and set it's properties in a handy > little window then join it to a 'Delay' block, for example, and the > program would generate the C for the processor; it was quite slick > looking software in the Windows XP visual style.
Perhaps you mean the Kyma system. Check out: http://www.symbolicsound.com/ Very impressive software. It runs on hardware based on a quadruple 56309 Motorola DSPs, so they have to be careful not to be overtaken by standard workstations or more modern DSP clusters in the near future. Regards, Andor
Analog devices was talking about something like that a while back.  I don't
know if it ever made it into production or not.  I don't see anything right
off on their web page, so I'm thinking maybe not.

"Andor" <an2or@nospam.com> wrote in message
news:3f7c8d01$1_1@news.tiscalinet.ch...
> Jon Starr wrote: > > Hello, I wonder if somebody would be able to help me with the > > manufacturer name for some easy to use audio DSP design software. > > > > The software in question was a windows based drag-and-drop design > > suite for some line of audio DSP cores, so you could basically drag a > > 'Equaliser' block onto the screen and set it's properties in a handy > > little window then join it to a 'Delay' block, for example, and the > > program would generate the C for the processor; it was quite slick > > looking software in the Windows XP visual style. > > Perhaps you mean the Kyma system. Check out: > http://www.symbolicsound.com/ > > Very impressive software. It runs on hardware based on a quadruple 56309 > Motorola DSPs, so they have to be careful not to be overtaken by standard > workstations or more modern DSP clusters in the near future. > > Regards, > Andor > >
starrj@lycos.co.uk (Jon Starr) wrote in message news:<59c6760e.0310010534.4556d2ab@posting.google.com>...
> Hello, I wonder if somebody would be able to help me with the > manufacturer name for some easy to use audio DSP design software. > > The software in question was a windows based drag-and-drop design > suite for some line of audio DSP cores, so you could basically drag a > 'Equaliser' block onto the screen and set it's properties in a handy > little window then join it to a 'Delay' block, for example, and the > program would generate the C for the processor; it was quite slick > looking software in the Windows XP visual style.
Hi, Wave Power (http://www.viewsound.com ) might help you do what you want (dragging and dropping audio processing blocks), except that the processing is done by the PC's own microprocessor instead of by a DSP chip. B. O'Connor
"Andor" <an2or@nospam.com>
> Perhaps you mean the Kyma system. Check out: > http://www.symbolicsound.com/ > > Very impressive software. It runs on hardware based on a quadruple 56309 > Motorola DSPs, so they have to be careful not to be overtaken by standard > workstations or more modern DSP clusters in the near future.
I think you missed saying that the 'core' is four 56K's - it's expandable to (up to) 28 processors via expansion cards. IMHO it may take a while before its overtaken :-) Then again the base system is 3.5K.... Dave Peverley
Try www.soundslogical.com for a program called WaveWarp.

Chris

Jon Starr wrote:
> Hello, I wonder if somebody would be able to help me with the > manufacturer name for some easy to use audio DSP design software. > > The software in question was a windows based drag-and-drop design > suite for some line of audio DSP cores, so you could basically drag a > 'Equaliser' block onto the screen and set it's properties in a handy > little window then join it to a 'Delay' block, for example, and the > program would generate the C for the processor; it was quite slick > looking software in the Windows XP visual style. > > I can't remember where I saw the advert (probably EDN) and a search of > the major audio DSP manufactures has proved fruitless so far. > > Many thanks, > > Jon Starr > Design engineer > DFx Technology Limited
-- Seven Woods Audio, Inc. Christopher Moore Concepts, Products, Circuits for Audio Analog/Digital moore@SevenWoodsAudio.com http://www.SevenWoodsAudio.com
C M wrote:
> Try www.soundslogical.com for a program called WaveWarp.
There is a brief overview of what this program is capable of at that site.I really liked this one: "For example, speak into your computer and hear your voice backwards in real-time ..."