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About Blue Ribbon Soundworks

The Blue Ribbon SoundWorks has focused on a singular mission to create software that increases the power of sound technology and frees the creative spirit to compose and enjoy music. The Atlanta-based company also engages in development of OEM music-software products and the production and design of multimedia presentations, soundtracks and musical scores.

Blue Ribbon Soundworks Headquarter Location

Atlanta, Georgia,

United States

Latest Blue Ribbon Soundworks News

1995 PR Newswire Association LLC 03 Jun. MICROSOFT ACQUIRES THE BLUE RIBBON SOUNDWORKS, LTD. - Free Online Library

Sep 25, 2013

<a href="</a> Citations: MLA style: "MICROSOFT ACQUIRES THE BLUE RIBBON SOUNDWORKS, LTD.." The Free Library. 2015 Chicago style: The Free Library. S.v. MICROSOFT ACQUIRES THE BLUE RIBBON SOUNDWORKS, LTD.." Retrieved Jun 03 2015 from APA style: MICROSOFT ACQUIRES THE BLUE RIBBON SOUNDWORKS, LTD.. (n.d.) >The Free Library. (2014). Retrieved Jun 03 2015 from Microsoft and The Blue Ribbon SoundWorks Combine Efforts to Deliver Interactive Music Technology for Multimedia PCs and Software Programs REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT) today announced it has acquired The Blue Ribbon SoundWorks, Ltd.,a privately held corporation and leading creative force in musicsoftware, based in Atlanta. The Blue Ribbon SoundWorks is a technologycompany with a unique line of Microsoft(R) Windows(R) operatingsystem-based interactive music-authoring products, includingAudioActive(TM), the company's newest technology, which recentlyearned a BYTE magazine Best of COMDEX award for multimedia. The companyhas produced more than 40 award-winning music software products,including SuperJAM! (TM), a music-authoring tool for musicians andcomputer-savvy nonmusicians; EasyKeys(TM), a software simulation of amusic keyboard and "boom-box" that enables users to"jam"; Melody Maestro(TM), a melody- generation technologythat walks users through creation of a musical piece and provideseducational text along the way; AudioTracks Professional(TM), a utilitythat creates musical "clip art" MIDI files that can beattached to documents as OLE objects; and OEM "lite" versionsof various Blue Ribbon products that accompany sales of numerous soundcards and multimedia personal computers. "We are very excited about the union of Microsoft and The BlueRibbon SoundWorks, as we believe both companies share a similar visionand enthusiasm for bringing consumers a richer, more enjoyableexperience with multimedia products," said Charlotte Guyman,general manager of the kids and games business unit of the consumerdivision at Microsoft. "The Blue Ribbon SoundWorks is a clearleader in interactive music technology, and its products are compatiblewith efforts under way in the consumer division and in the advancedtools group of the consumer systems division at Microsoft. " "Now we have the best of both worlds," said Melissa JordanGrey, president of The Blue Ribbon SoundWorks. "By joining withMicrosoft, we can continue to deliver excellence in interactive musictechnology and tools, while widely expanding the range of consumers anddevelopers who will benefit from the technology. " Since its inception in 1988, The Blue Ribbon SoundWorks, Ltd. hasfocused on a singular mission to create software that increases thepower of sound technology and frees the creative spirit to compose andenjoy music. The Atlanta-based company also engages in development ofOEM music-software products and the production and design of multimediapresentations, soundtracks and musical scores. Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software forpersonal computers. The company offers a wide range of products andservices for business and personal use, each designed with the missionof making it easier and more enjoyable for people to take advantage ofthe full power of personal computing every day. Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarksof Microsoft Corp. in the United States and/or other countries. The Blue Ribbon SoundWorks, AudioActive, SuperJAM!, EasyKeys, MelodyMaestro and AudioTracks Professional are trademarks of The Blue RibbonSoundWorks, Ltd. -0- 10/17/95 /NOTE TO EDITORS: If you are interested in viewing additionalinformation on Microsoft please check out the Microsoft Homepage at To receive Microsoft press releases by fax, please call1-800-859-5915 within the U.S. or 201-333-0314 internationally.Microsoft's press releases are also available at no charge throughPR Newswire's Company News On-Call fax service and on PRN'sWeb site. For a menu of Microsoft press releases or to retrieve aspecific release, call 800-758-5804, extension 569463, or viewinformation online at: the Internet./ /CONTACT: Press Only: Sue Barnes of Waggener Edstrom, 408-986-1140;or Lisa Matchette, Microsoft Corp., 206-882-8080/ (MSFT) CO: Microsoft Corp.; Blue Ribbon SoundWorks Ltd. ST: Washington IN:CPR SU: EQ-MO -- SE006 -- 5769 10/17/95 09:00 EDT COPYRIGHT 1995 PR Newswire Association LLC No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder. Copyright 1995 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved. Reader Opinion

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