BOXX Technologies Extends Relationship with Sonic Foundry

Wed 2nd Oct 2002 | News

BOXX Technologies, a leading developer of award-winning digital content creation systems for the design, entertainment and digital film industries, today announced it has enhanced its OEM relationship with Sonic Foundry® to offer its 3DBOXX workstation customers an array of preloaded software solutions for audio and video multimedia production.

Under the terms of the agreement, BOXX is offering workstation configurations preloaded with Sonic Foundry's popular Vegas® Video, Sound Forge® 6.0 and ACID® PRO 4.0 software. "This agreement allows us to give our customers the option to configure and buy their systems complete with potent software for digital video and audio editing," says Ed Caracappa, director of sales and marketing at BOXX Technologies.

"These days, professional digital productions need optimally configured and certified systems. BOXX Technologies is a leader in providing superior hardware and support for the intense processing demands these productions require," says Brad Reinke, general manager and senior vice president for Sonic Foundry. "With the addition of Sonic Foundry software to their high-performance systems, BOXX will provide one of the most comprehensive and customizable turnkey systems for digital video and audio creation on the market. We use BOXX computers for our tradeshows and industry events, and recommend them to users who request an award-winning all-in-one solution."

"Our new agreement with Sonic Foundry falls directly in line with our strategy to add value for our BOXX customers," says Rick Krause, president and CEO of BOXX. "We continue to look for ways to deliver complete solutions to our customers. This is the first in a series of steps we are taking to simplify the buying process for our customers who want one-stop-shopping of award-winning hardware and software solutions."

BOXX is currently offering introductory pricing of $330 for Vegas Video, $250 for Sound Forge, $200 for Acid Pro or $700 for all three software programs when purchased with a 3DBOXX workstation. Special pricing is limited to customers in North America.

Vegas Video 3.0: Includes everything you need to bring your ideas to the screen or the web. It offers support for all OHCI-compatible IEEE 1394 DV devices, from consumer to professional. Whether the final project is DV, MPEG-2 for DVD, streaming media for the web, uncompressed D1 for broadcast, NTSC or PAL, or a Red Book audio CD master, Vegas Video has all the integrated tools and output options for the production environment.

Sound Forge 6.0: An award-winning digital audio editor that includes a powerful set of audio processes, tools and effects for recording and manipulating audio. The software is perfect for audio editing, recording, effects processing and rich media encoding. Edit files nondestructively down to the sample level with extreme speed and accuracy and choose from more than 35 real-time audio effects and processes with more than 200 presets.

ACID PRO 4.0: The latest version of Sonic Foundry's award-winning loop-based music creation software that lets professionals produce original, royalty-free music. Use ACID to create songs, remix tracks, produce 5.1 surround audio mixes, develop music beds, score videos and create music for web sites and Flash(tm) animations. Powerful enough for professional production, ACID lets users compose using unlimited tracks of audio and MIDI, import and Beatmap complete songs and save to a variety of formats such as WAV, WMA, RM, AVI and MP3.

About BOXX
BOXX® Technologies, headquartered in Austin, TX, is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance, high-bandwidth Microsoft Windows 2000 and Linux-based hardware and software solutions for the 3D, animation, digital film, and HDTV broadcast markets. BOXX solutions are designed to increase productivity and performance and include 3DBOXX®, RenderBOXX® and HDBOXX® -all complete systems for 3D, rendering, HD non-linear editing, compositing and playback, respectively. For more information on BOXX Technologies, please visit the BOXX web site at or call toll free 877-877-BOXX (2699) or 512-835-0400 (outside North America).

About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.
Founded in 1991, Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ:SOFO) is a leading provider of desktop and enterprise digital media software solutions. Its complete offering of media tools, systems and services provides a single source for creating, managing, analyzing and enhancing media for government, business, education and entertainment. Sonic Foundry is based in Madison, Wis., with offices in Santa Monica, Toronto and Pittsburgh. For more information about Sonic Foundry, visit the company's web site at

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