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Raven News and Development History

2017

June (dates tba)
BRP will host a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, after a June 11 - 18 Sound Recording Workshop hosted by Macaulay Library.

May 1 - 12
Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation will host a Field Recording and Analysis of Biological Sounds for Research and Conservation at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) in Front Royal, Virginia.

April 3 - 7
BRP will host a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

January 18
Raven Pro 1.5 for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux released with build 29. "Beta" designation is removed.

January 13
Raven Pro 1.5 beta for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux released with build 28.

2016

October 3 - 8
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

September 16
Raven Lite 2.0 for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux released with build 20.

July 15
Yu Shiu, Dimitri Ponirakis and Michael Pitzrick demonstrated Raven Exhibit and Raven Lite at the Summer Educator Retreat 2016 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

March 28 - April 2
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

February 18
Raven discounts for users in developing countries increased to 100%.

2015

September 28 - October 3
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

April 3 - 8
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

2014

November 10 - April 4
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

March 31 - 15
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

March 21
Raven's 6-week Think Spring price promotion ends.

February 12
Raven Pro 1.5 beta for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux released with build 18.

February 8
Raven's 6-week Think Spring price promotion begins. Standard licenses are $100, commercial licenses $200, and instructional lab licenses $50 (minimum 4).

2013

October 8-22
Emma Greig taught the sound analysis portion of a joint Sound Recording and Sound Analysis Workshop in Brazil.

August 5-9
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

June
Kristin Hodge presented an overview of sound analysis using Raven Pro at the Macaulay Library Sound Recording Workshop in the Tahoe National Forest in California.

April 22-26
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

2012

October 15
Raven Pro 1.5 alpha for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux released.

October 13-14
Kevin White demonstrated Raven Exhibit at the ASTC Conference in Columbus, Ohio.

October 8
To commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the first beta version of Raven sound analysis software, BRP announced 75% discounts off standard, commercial, and instructional/lab licenses of Raven Pro. These discounts will be available through November 15.

October 8-22
Russ Charif and Ann Warde helped to teach two joint Sound Recording and Sound Analysis Workshops at two locations in Brazil. This was a collaborative project between the Macaulay Library and the Bioacoustics Research Program, two programs at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

September 11-13
Tim Krein and Kevin White demonstrated Raven Exhibit at the AZA Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

August 6-10
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

June
Chris Pelkie presented an overview of sound analysis using Raven Pro and Raven Lite at the Macaulay Library Sound Recording Workshop in the Tahoe National Forest in California.

April 30 - May 2
Tim Krein and Kevin White demonstrated Raven Exhibit at the AAM Museum Expo in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

April 23-27
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

2011

November 28 - December 2
Visit with Tim Krein at the Bioacoustics Research Program booth at the Society for Marine Mammalogy Conference in Tampa, Florida. Tim will be handing out Raven Pro CDs with trial licenses that are valid through February 29, 2012. Ask about our special Raven Pro 1.4 leap year promotion available at the conference.

November 15
Raven Pro 1.4 for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux released for General Availability. The beta period is over.

October
Tim Krein, Kevin White, and Sam Crowe demonstrated Raven Exhibit at the ASTC Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.

September 19 - 24
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

September
Tim Krein and Kevin White demonstrated Raven Exhibit at the AZA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

July 13
Raven Pro 1.4 Release Candidate 2 (build 39) made available to the public.

June
Russ Charif presented an overview of sound analysis using Raven Pro and Raven Lite at the Macaulay Library Sound Recording Workshop in the Tahoe National Forest in California.

March 7 - 12
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

2010

November 30
Raven Pro 1.4 Release Candidate 1 (build 35) made available to the public.

October
Tim Krein demonstrated Raven Exhibit at the ASTC Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.

September
Tim Krein and Sam Crowe demonstrated Raven Exhibit at the AZA Conference in Houston, Texas.

September 20 - 25
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

June 28 - July 3
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

June
Dounan Hu presented an overview of sound analysis using Raven Pro and Raven Lite at the Macaulay Library Sound Recording Workshop in the Tahoe National Forest in California.

March 15 - 20
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

2009

31 October - 1 November
Tim Krein and Sam Crowe demonstrated Raven Exhibit with its ten new starter packs (nine regional bird packs plus "Sounds of the Wild") at the ASTC Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

September 21 - 26
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

August
Raven Exhibit's Sounds of the Moray Firth was made available to visitors at the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society Wildlife Centre in Spey Bay, Scotland.

June 15 - 20
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

6-13 June
Laura Strickman presented an overview of sound analysis using Raven Pro and Raven Lite at the Macaulay Library Sound Recording Workshop in the Tahoe National Forest in California.

22 May
Raven Exhibit's Sounds of the Gulf of Maine was made available to visitors at the Bar Harbor Whale Museum.

March 16 - 21
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

2008

November 17 - 22
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

October 13 - 18
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

October 1 - 6
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

September 8 - 13
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

July
Raven Pro 1.4 beta for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux available.
Raven Lite 1.0 for Linux available.

7-14 June
Mike Pitzrick presented an overview of sound analysis using Raven Pro at the Macaulay Library Sound Recording Workshop in the Tahoe National Forest in California.

March 17 - 22
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

13 March
Raven Pro 1.3 for Windows and Mac OS X released.

22 February
Raven Pro 1.3 Release Candidate 2 released.

18 January
Raven Pro 1.3 Release Candidate 1 released.

2007

October 8 - 13
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

24-26 July
Dean Hawthorne, Tim Krein, and Ann Warde presented a poster session on Raven Pro 1.3 at the 3rd International Workshop on Detection and Classification of Marine Mammals using Passive Acoustics in Boston, MA.

27-29 June
Tim Krein installed Raven Exhibit at the Wild Center (Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks).

9-16 June
Dean Hawthorne presented an overview of sound analysis using Raven Pro at the Macaulay Library Sound Recording Workshop in the Tahoe National Forest in California.

May 1 - 6
BRP hosted a Sound Analysis Workshop at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

3 March
Raven Exhibit began a 7-year tour at the Science Museum of Minnesota as the Spectrogram Station portion of the Electronic Voice component of the Bioacoustics Laboratory area of the Wild Music traveling exhibition.

12 January
Raven 1.3 Beta 3 available.

2006

28-29 October
Tim Krein demonstrated Raven Exhibit at the ASTC Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

3-7 October
Jim Goetz of the Macaulay Library demonstrated Raven and Raven Lite in Veracruz, Mexico at the North American Ornithological Conference. Jim handed out CDs with free licenses of Raven Lite and 4-month trial licenses of Raven Pro on them.

29-30 September
Russ Charif and Don Kroodsma demonstrated Raven Lite in Oneonta, New York at the New York State Ornithological Association 59th annual meeting. Russ handed out CDs with free licenses of Raven Lite and free trial licenses of Raven on them.

21 September
Raven Lite licenses are now free.
Raven Pro 1.3 Beta 2 available.
Raven discounts for users in developing countries announced.
Raven student license fee changed from $100 yearly license to $100 initial license with free renewals.

13-16 August
Dean Hawthorne demonstrated Raven and Raven Lite in Snowbird, Utah at the Animal Behavior Society 43rd annual meeting. Dean also gave out CDs with free trial licenses on them.

19 June
Raven 1.3 Beta 1 available.

10-17 June
Ann Warde spoke about Raven at the Macaulay Library Sound Recording Workshop.

2005

5 August
Frequently Asked Questions Forum goes live.

15 July
Raven student subscription licensing becomes available.

8 July
Raven 1.2.1 for Windows and Mac OS X released. New features introduced since the release of Raven 1.1 are described here.

4-11 June
Tim Krein demonstrated Raven 1.2.1, Raven Lite1.0, and Raven Exhibit at the Macaulay Library Sound Recording Workshop.

3 June
Raven Awards Program award recipients notified.

19 May
Harold Mills gave a presentation on Raven extensibility at ASA Vancouver.

6 May
Application deadline for Raven Awards Program.

31 March
Raven Lite 1.0 for Windows and Mac OS X released.

1 March
Raven Lite 1.0 Beta available

24 January
Raven Awards Program announced.

2004

13 August
Raven 1.2 for Windows and Mac OS X released.

4 August
Raven 1.2 Release Candidate 2 available.

28 July
Raven 1.2 Release Candidate 1 available.

5-12 June
Mya Thompson demonstrated Raven at the Macaulay Library Sound Recording Workshop.

26 May
Raven 1.2 Beta 2 available.

2 March
Raven 1.2 Beta 1 available.

2003

1 October
Raven 1.1 for Windows and Mac OS X released.

3 July
Raven 1.1 Beta for Mac OS X available.

25 March
Raven 1.0 for Windows released.

2002

31 October
Raven 1.0 Beta for Windows available.

1999

Raven grant awarded by NSF.