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DVS with Avid

DVS Digital Video Systems announced their new multi-channel and multi-format Venice. The form-factor has been reduced to a very neat 2u. The Venice has native support for DNxHD, XDCAM, DVCPRO, AVC-Ultra and Apple Rro ProRes 422. It can record & play-out along with transcoding of MXF OP-Atom, OP-1a, QuickTime and GXF files. The Venice offers [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:41+00:00 April 18th, 2012|Categories: News, Products|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

NAB, the smaller announcements!

There’s been quite a few announcements at this years NAB, some have been well reported (Blackmagic’s cinema camera, Smoke for $3,495 /£2,207 running on a MacBook etc) and some that haven’t. Maybe they’re aren’t as big but worth a mention… […]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:41+00:00 April 18th, 2012|Categories: Products|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The all new Autodesk Smoke

There had been a lot of rumors ahead of this years NAB about what Autodesk were going to announce in regard to Smoke, they didn’t disappoint.. Smoke is a mature product, starting out from Discreet which was founded in 1991, it transformed in 2005 when Autodesk dropped the Discreet brand after acquiring Discreet back in [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:44+00:00 April 16th, 2012|Categories: Products|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

AJA Io XT, little and good!

Having used the latest external Io device from AJA for the last month or so I have to say how impressed I am with it. The first addition in this small external compact form factor was the Io Express back in late 2009. It was a great external monitoring device offering 10 or 8-bit uncompressedvideo, [...]

Avid Editing on the iPad

It’s here… All you need: iPad Avid Studio from the Apps Store (£2.99) Material on your iPad (videos, photo’s, music) With the above list a train journey and a blogging app I was away! Having used the iMovie iPhone / iPad app before it was interesting to see Avid’s take on ‘mobile editing’. Loading it [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:48+00:00 February 3rd, 2012|Categories: Opinion, Products, Promotion|Tags: , |2 Comments

Video On Demand – Sienna Active Logging. To Be Shown Publicly At BVE 2012.

We’ve all seen the increase of content being available online (Internet) over the last few years and I can only feel that this is only going to become more prominent, especially as you can now buy a television which you connect to the internet allowing you to stream content directly from broadcasters on demand services.When [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:49+00:00 January 30th, 2012|Categories: BVE, Events, Opinion|Tags: , , |1 Comment

XenData – X1500

The XenData X1500 was released in the summer of 2010 and since then we’ve seen a large number of users choosing the effective standalone archiving device. It boasts a simple user interface which is intuitive to users who are used to copying files to and from folders on a Windows machines. The simplicity of how [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:51+00:00 January 2nd, 2012|Categories: Products|Tags: , , , , , , |3 Comments

Avid Media Composer 6 – Exporting OP1a MXF straight from the timeline.

Having been lucky enough to get my hands on a pre-release version of Media Composer 6, the question arose about being able to export OP1a MXF straight out of the Media Composer timeline, so I thought I’d give it a real life test and see for myself.. The question had been asked in relation to [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:54+00:00 November 8th, 2011|Categories: Opinion, Products|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Automatic tapeless content archiving with XenData

With the XenData archive solution we can setup up an automatic workflow which enables you to archive your tapeless camera rushes as soon as they are connected to a workstation. This will provide you with the peace of mind that your valuable rushes are written to LTO tape within a few moments of being copied [...]

By | 2011-02-14T10:59:21+00:00 February 14th, 2011|Categories: Products|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments