All about us
/ Advanced audio technology from the heart of europe
zplane is a research-focused company that provides state-of-the-art music processing/analysis technology and know-how to the music industry. Our passion is to combine our backgrounds, sound engineering, classical musical education, making rock'n'roll with scientific approaches to open up new ways of producing and processing music on computers. zplane is based in Berlin/Germany, a vibrant city and great place to create innovative technology.
We focus on intelligent signal processing solutions like artifact-free time stretching and pitch shifting and on music analysis technology, dealing with the extraction of high-level musical information from the music signal like tempo, rhythm, melody and key. We make all technologies available for licensing to the music industry in form of ready-to-use SDKs. Hard- and software design and development services are available on various native and DSP platforms and operating systems.
zplane was founded in January 2000 in Berlin, Germany, by Tim Flohrer, Dr. Alexander Lerch and Martin Schwerdtfeger and is a winner of the Innovation Award 2000 for Multimedia Technology granted by the German ministry of economics and technology.
/ consulting and development
Profit directly from our experience in designing high-end technologies for the music industry by making use of our technical consulting services. Our services include
You have a product or feature idea but are not sure about the implications in terms of technical feasibility, required man power or the resulting cost to make it real.
Proof of concept/prototyping
You want to see and hear a prototype conforming to your detailed specifications.
Objective audio quality evaluation
You require an professional and independent analysis of the audio quality of a specific product or feature, possibly comparing it to other products, and want us to define the metrics, the test methodology and specification, the test signals and write a complete evaluation report.
Get in touch
/ zplane coordinates
zplane.development GmbH & Co KG
phone: +49 30 854 091 50
fax: +49 30 854 091 55