Steinberg are leading designers of software, hardware and accessories including plugins, loop sets and apps. They make top-selling production software Cubase which is aimed at musicians, producers and DJs. Steinberg users include Tiësto, Chase & Status, Mira Calix, Amon Tobin, Kris Menace, Bernard Sumner of New Order, Kraftwerk, Hans Zimmer and Vuvuvultures. Steinberg started in 1984 to develop computer-based music production tools, and are based in Hamburg, Germany. They are now a subsidiary of Yamaha and have more than 1.5 million users worldwide.