Founded in 1998 by MIT Media Lab Ph.D. Bill Gardner, Wave Arts develops professional audio software for a variety of markets. Their principal products are plug-ins for digital audio workstation software. The Wave Arts catalog includes products such as Panarama5 which is a 3d panning plug-in with room reflections and reverb and Tube saturator 2 which is an accurate circuit simulation of a tub pre amp. These products provide the audio processing functionality needed for mixing, mastering and audio restoration. Used by recording studios, television, and radio stations their plug-ins combine innovative algorithms with thoughtful user interfaces designed for efficient workflow. Wave Arts frequently updates their plug-ins to address bugs and compatibility issues, and provides prompt customer support via email.