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Matrox Announces Support for Next Release of Adobe Creative Cloud

Video I/O cards and devices will be tightly integrated with Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC for editing workflows from SD to 4K

MONTREAL — April 9, 2015 — Matrox® Video today announced support for the upcoming release of Adobe® professional video editing tools, including Adobe Premiere® Pro CC and Adobe Mercury Transmit for Adobe After Effects® CC, with the Matrox Mojito™ 4K monitoring card, the Matrox MXO2™ family of I/O devices and the Matrox Mojito MAX™ I/O card. WYSIWYG support for Adobe Photoshop® CC will also be provided.

“Our upcoming release of Adobe Creative Cloud® will fast-track innovative new features to the industry-defining Creative Cloud solutions, while introducing mobile apps that turn tablets into indispensable creative tools,” said Simon Williams, senior director of strategic relations at Adobe. “Our customers want the best tools available to make creative tasks faster and easier. Matrox’s solutions - now with support for the upcoming release of Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects for editing workflows from SD to 4K - provide reliable and high-quality video options, to greatly enhance video artists’ overall experience.”

"The latest Adobe Creative Cloud software offers content creators a broad toolset for all aspects of post-production,” said Alberto Cieri, senior director of sales and marketing at Matrox. “Matrox products support that functionality with stable, high-performance hardware that helps them work with exceptional speed and flexibility across both Mac and PC platforms.”

Matrox Mojito 4K is a quad 3G-SDI, 4K video card for use with Adobe Creative Cloud professional video editing tools on Windows® platforms. It provides 10-bit H.264 intra-frame rendering and enables realtime monitoring and output of video footage at resolutions up to 4096x2160 and at frame rates up to 60 fps (4K@60fps) making it ideal for full-res 2K, QFHD and 4K workflows.

Matrox MXO2 and Mojito MAX I/O products provide broadcast-quality video and audio input, output and monitoring to enable traditional tape-based workflows including deck control for frame-accurate batch capture and print-to-tape. They are also the only I/O solutions on the market that let users encode H.264 files for delivery to the web, iPad® and iPhone® up to five times faster than software alone without sacrificing quality. In addition, MXO2 devices provide cross-platform Mac® and Windows support and are still the only solutions that connect anywhere, Mac and PC, via Thunderbolt™, PCIe® or ExpressCard/34®—with the same versatile unit.

Matrox products will be featured at the 2015 NAB Show (Las Vegas, April 13–16) in booth SL5817.

Price and availability
Matrox products are available through a worldwide network of authorized dealers. Matrox Mojito 4K is priced at $2779 AU$ (Inc GST). Matrox MXO2 devices are priced starting at $709 AU$ (Inc GST). Matrox Mojito MAX is priced at $1449 AU$ (Inc GST). To locate your nearest reseller please visit www.newmagic.com.au/where2buy

Drivers for the next major update of Adobe Premiere Pro CC will be available to registered Matrox users as a free download from the Matrox website after the updates are available via Adobe Creative Cloud.

About Adobe at NAB
At NAB 2015, Adobe is showcasing advances that radically improve how broadcasters, filmmakers and video professionals create, collaborate, deliver and monetize content across multiple screens. Adobe will preview major updates to the video applications in Adobe Creative Cloud, including Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe After Effects CC, and unveil major enhancements to Adobe Primetime, the industry’s most advanced TV delivery and monetization platform, which will help broadcasters and pay TV providers scale video delivery across OTT and other devices. Adobe also announced important updates to Adobe Anywhere, the collaborative workflow platform that empowers users of Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe Prelude CC to work together using centralized media and shared projects. In addition, Adobe is unveiling Candy, a new mobile app that will reinvent the color workflow for editors and Adobe Character Animator, a new professional-quality animation tool that brings characters to life using a webcam, microphone and facial gestures. To learn more about Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe video tools, go to www.adobe.com/go/video. More information about Adobe at NAB can be found here: http://adobe.ly/1GPXwdB, or see Adobe at NAB in Booth SL5110.

About Matrox Video
Matrox Video is a technology and market leader in the field of 4K, HD and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, channel-in-a-box systems and CGs. Matrox's Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of multi-screen content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, telcos, cable operators, post-production facilities, live event producers, videographers and A/V professionals worldwide. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information, visit www.matrox.com/video.

About New Magic Australia Pty Ltd (Australian and New Zealand Matrox Video Products master distributor)
New Magic Australia Pty Ltd is a recognised leader in the distribution and marketing of multimedia hardware and software, representing a carefully selected range of innovative, leading manufacturers and catering for both the professional and consumer markets. New Magic Australia established in 1993 is the Australian distributor of Blackmagic Design, Convergent Design, Cubix, Hauppauge Computer Works Inc, Cubix, Matrox Video Products and Sony Creative Software products. www.newmagic.com.au

 

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