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BluFocus Announces Partnership with DoStudio Development Software from Sony
Testing and Certification Leader to collaborate with Sony Creative Software.
North Hollywood, CA — February 26, 2013 — BluFocus Inc., an advanced testing and certification facility specializing in the assurance of quality media products and solutions for the entertainment industry, announced today that it has partnered with Sony Creative Software to offer its testing services to support their DoStudio™ Blu-ray Disc™ authoring platform.
The DoStudio line of software applications focuses on professional Blu-ray Disc™ creation. The software allows the user to create replication ready Blu-ray discs with interactive pop-up menus, complex interactivity, and high definition quality video and audio. It does this with an intuitive point-and-click interface that doesn’t involve complex scripting. DoStudio provides an easy-to-understand workflow that results in masters that meet the Blu-ray Disc™ specification.
BluFocus will be providing developer services aimed specifically at users of the DoStudio Authoring software. In this collaboration, clients using the DoStudio software to create Blu-ray discs can utilize BluFocus’ testing services in the areas of quality, compliancy, functionality, usability, and compatibility to ensure their Blu-ray Discs meet Blu-ray specifications and are of the highest quality standard.
“Sony Creative Software’s commitment to the Blu-ray authoring community is strengthened by industry relationships, and this partnership with BluFocus demonstrates our on-going support for providing customers of DoStudio an affordable option in proper verification of Blu-ray projects,” said Dave Chaimson, VP Worldwide Marketing, Sony Creative Software.
“We’re excited, once again, to collaborate with Sony Creative Software and provide expert testing services for their DoStudio clients. The growth of the Blu-ray format has caused a significant increase in competition, which in turn, means that independent content providers can create stunning Blu-ray projects with this easy to use software where attention and focus is still needed to ensure quality is maintained,” said Paulette Pantoja, BluFocus CEO and Founder. “Our experience with this software, in addition to our highly skilled testing abilities, enables us to work with DoStudio authoring teams to ensure their Blu-ray projects are of the highest caliber before they reach the market.”
BluFocus Inc. is an advanced testing, certification and advisory service specialist for the Entertainment industry. BluFocus tests and certifies technologies, content, apps and software that live and stream on/to Blu-ray discs, DVD’s, Set Top Boxes, Mobile Devices, Displays, Gaming Consoles and more in the areas of broadcast, home entertainment, theatrical, digital distribution, etc. For more information, go to http://www.blufocus.com or call +1.818.294.7605.
About Sony Creative Software
Sony Creative Software inspires artistic expression with its award-winning line of products for digital video, audio, and music production, as well as industry-leading technology for DVD production and Blu-ray Disc™ authoring. Sound Forge™ Pro, ACID™ Pro, and Vegas™ Pro software have defined digital content creation for a generation of creative professionals. These signature product lines continue to advance media production by providing powerful, accessible tools. Today, there is a Sony Creative Software application for every level of expertise, including a full line of consumer software based on the company’s professional applications. In addition, Sony Creative Software produces the extensive Sony® Sound Series collection of royalty-free loops and samples, Sony Pictures Sound Effects Series exclusive sound effects, and Vision Series video creation assets. Further, the company provides the industry-leading tools for enterprise-level Blu-ray Disc™ production: Blu-print®, DoStudio Authoring, and DoStudio Encoder software. The company’s customers span the globe and include professionals in the film, television, video game, and recording industries, as well as students, educators, and hobbyists.