Numark Announces Exclusive Distribution of Arkaos GrandVJ

June 20, 2008 by Mobile Beat

Next-Generation Video Mixing Software to be Supplied Through
Numark’s Large Dealer Network in USA and Latin America

Cumberland, RI, USA – June 20, 2008 – Numark, the world’s leading manufacturer of products for the DJ market, announces that it has been named exclusive distributor of ArKaos GrandVJ software for the United States and Latin America.

ArKaos GrandVJ is the finest video-mixing and live-performance software for VJs, DJs, musicians, events, and clubs. Given Numark’s leadership position in the DJ, VJ and music-creation markets, partnering with ArKaos-a dominant player in live, visual performance technology-was destined to happen.

Video performance artists will find ArKaos GrandVJ to be as powerful software with intuitive controls and versatility to work seamlessly with existing systems. GrandVJ is a video mixer that can create and play video clips or video shows. Video content compliments audio performances by DJs, bands or any other type of event. In addition to its performance capabilities, GrandVJ is an excellent program for creating music videos from existing content or from scratch.

ArKaos’ legacy is in the VJ world, but GrandVJ is designed to also be intuitive and useful for DJs, musicians, bands, event-organizers, club and bar-owners and anyone else requiring dynamic video control. From education to science, broadcasting to the arts, GrandVJ’s intuitive design allows any user to enjoy customized video performance.

The key features of GrandVJ include:

• Powerful video-mixing software
• No-limit performance and production
• A unique, easy-to-control, customizable interface
• Dual synth / mixer mode
• Real-time access to all mixing parameters
• Full MIDI / keyboard mapping of all mixing parameters
• Support for ReWire
• High-resolution output
• Effects library
• Support most common media formats including Quicktime, Mpeg 2, Mpeg4, Windows Media, and Flash text and animations
• Multiple camera support
• Hardware accelerated video engine
• Support for multi-core CPU
• Compatibility with Mac and PC, all common file formats and all MIDI controllers

ArKaos GrandVJ sets a new reference for VJ software, and will be available from music and pro audio retailers in the US and Latin America in Q3-2008.
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About Numark Industries
Numark Industries is the global leader of professional DJ and audio equipment, and is recognized for providing progressive breakthrough technology. Since 1971, Numark has designed and delivered innovative products and numerous music industry “firsts.” For more information, visit www.numark.com.

About ArKaos
ArKaos is a world-leading provider of technology for live visual performances. The company develops video mixing and manipulation software for the entertainment, nightlife, and show industries. Founded in 1996, ArKaos has pioneered VJ software and can now list many of the world’s leading clubs, VJs and music artists as users of its software. For more information, visit www.arkaos.net.

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