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Blackmagic Design New product Press Releases - NAB 2011 (around-up)

  • DaVinci Resolve 8.0 and Resolve Lite:
    We are introducing version 8 of our Resolve color correction software, which is available to existing Resolve customers free of charge. The new version adds a number of major features, nclude multi layer timeline support with editing, and XML import and export with Apple Final Cut Pro. The new DaVinci Resolve 8 now includes OpenCL processing to allow use on Apple iMac and MacBook Pro computers. New advanced processing tools have been added for real time noise reduction, curve grading, advanced multi point stabilization as well as automatic stereoscopic 3D image alignment.
  • DaVinci Resolve Lite:
    Free version of DaVinci Resolve. This includes many powerful features found in the full version of DaVinci Resolve. DaVinci Resolve Lite is based on DaVinci Resolve 8, and will run on the latest model iMac, 17inch MacBook Pro and Mac Pro computers. It includes all the same high quality processing of the full DaVinci Resolve, however limits projects to SD and HD resolutions, only two color correction nodes, a single processing GPU and a single RED rocket card.
  • First Thunderbolt product: UltraStudio Pro 3D:
    The UltraStudio Pro 3D is a new portable Thunderbolt™ based capture and playback device with full resolution dual stream 3D support, 12 bit hardware architecture, dual link 3 Gb/s SDI, support for up to 1080p60 in SDI and component analog and HDMI 1.4a connections, as well as full SD, HD and 2K support, for only $1085 (Inc GST)
  • ATEM: Changing live production:
    We are announcing four new production switcher products that we feel will change the live production market in the same way that we changed the color correction space last year with the $1k Resolve. The first is the ATEM Production Switcher product line, which come with new powerful features, smaller size, lower cost and the ability for users to customize their solution for their needs and budget and start from a $2,705 (Inc GST)
  • ATEM Television Studio:
    full broadcast quality production switcher with real time H.264 encoding so customers can capture live events directly to files for Internet distribution for $1085 (Inc GST). This lets customers perform live multi-camera production and broadcast encoding for the Internet all in one product.
  • ATEM Camera Converter:
    new type of converter that allows consumer HDMI cameras or professional SDI cameras to use optical fiber for low cost connection to live production switchers up to 25 miles away. This lets customers get more cameras closer to the live action at much lower cost. ATEM CameraConverter also includes talkback, external microphone input, program return feed, on-air tally and a built in battery power source for only $645 (Inc GST).
  • New SSD technology with HyperDeck family:
    The HyperDeck Studio $1085 (Inc GST) is a new uncompressed 10 bit broadcast recorder for SSDs has dual slots to allow automatic recording onto the next disk when one record disk fills, allowing unlimited duration recording. It features a beautiful user friendly VTR style design with function buttons, a jog wheel for jog and shuttle, plus external RS-422 control. The high resolution LCD screen displays timecode and transport information plus a full color thumbnail preview of the current clip in record and playback.
  • Hyperdeck Shuttle:
    world’s smallest SSD recorder for $385 (Inc GST)  -- does full capture and playback in uncompressed 10 bit HD video, yet fits easily in a backpack. Customers can also add HyperDeck Shuttle to their tripod along with the camera. Perfect as a field recorder, it captures uncompressed 10 bit SDI or HDMI video onto Solid State Disks (SSDs) in a portable design that is battery powered so it’s designed for recording high quality on location shoots, or for use as a deck with live production switchers.
  • Blackmagic Design Announces SmartView Duo: SmartView Duo $755 (Inc GST) is a dual rack monitor with large 8 inch LCD screens in a compact rack mount design that's less than an inch thick. It handles all SD, HD and 3 Gb/s SDI video standards, and all screens can be remotely adjusted via an Ethernet network, so setup is much simpler when users need to color match all the monitors in a large video wall setup. It can be installed into equipment racks for local monitoring in post production, or for multi-monitor video walls in master control rooms or for camera monitoring for production switchers.
  • Blackmagic Design Announces UltraStudio SDI:
    This is the world's smallest (fits in your hand) and most affordable SDI capture and playback solution with HDMI monitoring for USB 3.0 computers for only $435 (Inc GST). Built with a machined aluminum design, UltraStudio SDI also includes built in HDMI 1.4 output for low cost local monitoring, genlock and RS-422 deck control.
  • Blackmagic Design Announces DeckLink 4K:
    The DeckLink 4K is a new 3 Gb/s Quad Link SDI capture card that supports SD, HD, 3 Gb/s HD, 2K and 4K capture and playback using a single PCI Express slot for only $645 (Inc GST). It is a SDI capture and playback card for 8 lane PCI Express computers that supports all SDI formats, and can be instantly switched between SD, HD, 2K and 4K so customers can do any kind of work from standard post production and broadcast work, right up to digital film in 4K, all on the same card.
  • Blackmagic Design Announces DeckLink Quad:
    A new quad channel DeckLink card $1085 (Inc GST)  that is 4 SDI capture and playback cards on a single PCB that can be switched between SD and HD video formats. It is perfect for developers who need 4 channel SDI capture and playback in a single PCIe slot, and can capture and playback at the same time.
  • Blackmagic Design Announces Media Express 3: A new update for our capture and playback software for DeckLink, Multibridge, Intensity and UltraStudio Pro products. It includes support for advanced 3D workflows with DPX , QuickTime and AVI files, clip bins, more metadata, realtime capture and playback up to 4K resolutions and a visually stunning new user interface. It is major free for all Blackmagic Design customers.
  • Support for Adobe CS 5.5 for Windows 7 and Mac OSX:
    We announced support for CS 5.5 for all of our capture and playback product lines.