Steinberg Media Technologies and Yamaha Corporation of Japan today announced at the Winter NAMM 2009 that they are joining the renowned METAlliance network at Pro Partner level (METAlliance = Music Engineering & Technology Alliance).
"We're very pleased to be involved with METAlliance," says Kazunori Kobayashi, Steinberg's Managing Director. "With both Steinberg and Yamaha working at the highest technological standards and committed to delivering optimum quality for creative professionals, the new partnership with METAlliance is a natural step. We've worked with many of the founding members of METAlliance for many years on our audio and music production products, and are very pleased to work with them to push standards in the audio and music industry even further. It's a very exciting time for the industry," Kobayashi adds.
"Apart from the sonic benefits of Steinberg, what's most important to me is its wide open platform," commented Frank Filipetti. Fellow METAlliance member Elliot Scheiner adds: "We're thrilled to have Steinberg as a partner with the METAlliance." George Massenburg commented: "We're all terribly proud to have Yamaha, one of the world's foremost music technology companies, as a METAlliance Pro Partner."