PSOFT MOBILE Releases "Azuki Wave” for iPhone, iPad and iPod

PSOFT MOBILE, makers of the hit iOS app Zen Brush, releases “Azuki Wave”, a universal app for iPhone , iPad and iPod. Azuki Wave is a physics simulation of azuki beans rolling around in a zaru basket to produce the soothing sound of ocean waves.
Azuki Wave for iPhone
Azuki Wave for iPhone
July 28, 2011 - PRLog -- PSOFT MOBILE, makers of the hit iOS app Zen Brush, is proud to announce the release of “Azuki Wave”, a universal app for iPhone, iPad and iPod that reproduces the soothing sound of ocean waves by simulating the traditional Japanese way of creating such a sound effect: azuki beans rolling around in a zaru basket.

App Outline
Do you know how the sound effect for ocean waves used in television and cinema is created? In Japan, the traditional method is to use “azuki” beans and a bamboo basket called “zaru”. The sound of azuki beans gently rolling around in a zaru basket is just like the sound of ocean waves.

“Azuki Wave” is an app that reproduces the movement and sound of azuki in a zaru on your iOS device. Our original physics engine, called “Azuki Simulator”, faithfully computes the movement of each individual azuki bean. Along with it, we also developed our “Azuki Synthesizer” to generate sound that is synchronized with the movement of the azuki. Not only is this app a highly realistic physics simulation, it also provides a strangely nice feeling to everyone trying it. Simply rolling the azuki around, touching them, listening to the ocean sounds they create somehow allows you to calm down and has a soothing, refreshing effect.

Try “Azuki Wave” when you can't stand the heat outside, when you really feel like going to the sea but can't, or when you want to take your mind off some irritating thing.

App Features:
* Highly realistic azuki bean movement powered by the “Azuki Simulator”, our original physics engine.
* Powerful “Azuki Synthesizer” which generates ocean waves sounds from the sampled sound of a single azuki bean.
* Smooth computer animation depicting high grade Japan-grown azuki beans.
* Supports device tilting and multi-touch interaction.
* Adjustable amount of azuki beans (3 discrete levels).
* Allows simultaneous background music playback.

Demo Video

* iPad, iPhone (3GS and newer), iPod touch (3rd generation and newer).
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later

Pricing and Availability:
Azuki Wave 1.0 costs $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category.

Azuki Wave Homepage

Purchase and Download

Press Kit (zip)


PSOFT Homepage

Contact information

Other apps from PSOFT Mobile:
Zen Brush

Zen Brush Art Book

AR Missile HD

AR Missile – Automatic Target Tracking


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Located in Sendai, Japan, PSOFT MOBILE, a division of P SOFTHOUSE, develops applications for mobile devices.
P SOFTHOUSE Co., Ltd. was founded in 1990 by Keiki HATAKEYAMA as a software development company. It has contributed to the development of multiple consumer games, digital media contents and software for entertainment facilities, both for distribution under its own brand name or as part of collaborative projects with other companies. The products it produced gained much support by a wide range of users. P SOFTHOUSE applies superb know-how to its products, and provides new solutions for digital media creators and artists.
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