Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

FireStore FS-4

May 10, 2005

DMN By Stephen Schleicher Tapeless Acquisition in the Palm of Your Hand My biggest gripe when taping a long format production is the tape always wants to run out at a dramatic moment. The second biggest gripe is waiting an eternity while the tape is digitized into my NLE system. Imagine how happy I was Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Convergent Design Unveils HDV-Connect

May 9, 2005

HDV-Connect wins two industry awards Convergent Design unveiled the HDV -Connect, a high performance HDV /DV to HD/SD-SDI converter recently at NAB. Intended for both broadcast studio and NLE applications, the stand-alone converter supports 1080i, 720p as well as standard definition applications in both PAL and NTSC. Convergent Design was presented with two top industry Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Avid introduces the Xpress Pro HD Power Pack

May 6, 2005

Avid Xpress Pro HD already offers the expert tools professional DV editors, independent filmmakers and videographers demand: multicam editing, one-touch color correction, image stabilization, real-time pan and zoom, 24p support, and much more. Avid® Studio Toolkit HD includes three powerful applications that work seamlessly with Avid Xpress Pro HD: Avid 3D , Avid FX, and Read More

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By Britt,

Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

EDIUS NX for HDV TRADE-UP!!

May 5, 2005

Canopus Edius NX TRADE-UP! Trade-in your old DV capture card and save $200 on the complete Edius NX for HDV bundle!! Loyal DV Storm owners save an additional $100 when they trade-up! Now is the time to trade-up to the very latest real-time technology. Edius NX for HDV leverages the Edius Pro 3 software, Edius Read More

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By Britt,

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Reviews: Sony Pictures ACID Music Studio & Sound Forge Audio Studio

Event DV by Stephen F. Nathans In fall 2004, Sony Pictures declared its Screenblast consumer etailer/video club dead and reconfigured their low-cost post-production software line as a consistently named line of “Studio” products. In the December article “Pre-Pro NLEs” we looked at Vegas Movie Studio 4 as a whittled-down version of Vegas that offered a Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Configuring a DV Workstation

EventDV by Jan Ozer Like most technology writers, I frequently receive emails from readers with comments, questions, or both. One fairly consistent question is which equipment to purchase to streamline their capture, editing, and authoring tasks. Issues range from the benefit of dual vs. single processors, how additional RAM will impact performance, and what type Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

New FS-4 Pro Promotion – FREE HDV upgrade & more!

May 4, 2005

FireStore FS-4Pro Bundle $698 Savings Purchase the FireStore FS-4Pro Bundle—featuring the FS-4Pro, FS-4Pro High-Definition Software, and the FireStore DV Conversion Suite—between May 1, 2005 and June 30,2005, and save $698 instantly. Weighing less than one pound, the FireStore FS-4Pro Portable DTE Recorder brings Direct to Edit Technology to your handheld camcorder. With an easyto-use interface, Read More

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Matrox lowers price of RTX100 Extreme Pro Collection

May 3, 2005

Matrox today announced new lower pricing on the RTX100 Extreme Collection (RTX100XPNC) to $1099.00!! That is a $300 drop from the old $1399 price. Matrox also announced that the RTX100 Extreme Pro Suite (RTX100XPNS) would no longer be available. Adobe has pulled their “Video Suite” from their OEM partners. The Adobe Video Suite included Premiere Read More

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Avid CEO David Krall, Part 2

Exclusive interview with DMN’s Charlie White Here’s part 2 of Digital Media Net’s exclusive interview with Avid Technology Inc. CEO David Krall. In this concluding segment, Krall talks about Avid’s transition plans as the proposed purchase of Pinnacle Systems draws near, what he sees as little overlap between the two companies, and the challenges of Read More

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Shoot Review —Sony HVR-Z1

May 2, 2005

Video Systems By Steve Mullen 1080i camcorder adds professional features for shooting HDV. The HVR-Z1, sold by Sony’s Broadcast & Professional Systems division, is fundamentally the same as the HDR-FX1, sold by the consumer division. However, Sony lists some 40 firmware-enabled features provided by the $5,946 HVR-Z1. Obviously, I am not going to list these Read More

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