DVS at NAB 2012: File-Based Broadcasting and 3D Ahead of Its Time


At this year's NAB, DVS will present CLIPSTER® with a stunning 3D workflow , while VENICE users will benefit from seamless processes in file-based production environments. SpycerBox, DVS's flexible and modular storage solution, allows for high-availability scenarios. Plus, the new member to its video boards family - CinePlay - will play out materialas specified by the DCI.

Hanover/Las Vegas. From April 16-19, DVS will be presenting its latest products at booth SL6815. The leading manufacturer of hardware and software solutions again stresses its philosophy of openness and high-availability by further strengthening its systems flexibility.

At NAB 2012, DVS will present version 5.0 of its award-winning DI workstation CLIPSTER®. Visitors to the DVS booth will experience a sophisticated 3D workflow thanks to STAN (Stereoscopic Analyzer) software which is now integrated into CLIPSTER®. STAN's exceptional algorithm analyzes and corrects the 3D material geometrically, including keystone correction. Along with its acclaimed Digital Cinema Mastering Tool, CLIPSTER® supports mezzanine files such as IMF, providing the digital master as a file package with different video, audio, subtitles or closed caption tracks. In combination with RAW cameras, CLIPSTER® assures massive flexibility - e.g. by supporting RAW material from RED®, ARRI and Sony cameras. Furthermore, CLIPSTER® supports form ats like Panasonic AVC -Ultra, Sony SR, Apple ProRes 422 and Avid DNxHD®, and is capable of reading and writing OpenEXR. Equipped with state-of-the-art hardware, CLIPSTER® offers tremendous security and speed.

DVS's multi-channel broadcast server VENICE follows the company's philosophy of openness. In heterogeneous, file-based production environments, users benefit from seamless processes and thereby from remarkable workflow efficiency. VENICE's broadcasting flexibility is shown in various tasks like ingest, transcoding or play-out, since they can be freely structured and processed automatically. VENICE is now available in a 2U chassis offering space for up to 9 TB of internal storage and up to 4 video channels. Equipped as standard with 10 Gigabit Ethernet and USB 3.0 interfaces, the DVS video server meets revolutionary standards for the fastest data processing and transfer speeds, all in a small form factor.

Thanks to their openness and high performance, the DVS storage systems are the perfect platform when it comes to creating a storage architecture for broadcast and high-end post production environments. Clients benefit from unparalleled system performance, especially from the SpycerBox family which has increased its capacity up to 72 TB. Even in mission-critical processes, the DVS SpycerBox allows for high-availability scenarios. SpycerBox can be integrated as a NAS or a SAN configuration - or as a combination of the two - into existing system architectures, providing users with a low -latency end-to-end solution that forms the core of their infrastructure.

CinePlay, a new member to DVS's sophisticated family of video boards, has been specially designed for customers who want to develop a cinema player that will play out material as specified by the DCI (Digital Cinema Initiative). Equipped with two HD -SD I inputs, two HDMI links and powerful decompression hardware, a single CinePlay board can play out 3D material in 2K 4:4:4 at 24 fps for each eye.

Bernhard Reitz, Head of Product Management at DVS: "Visitors to NAB have high expectations on quality and are always impressed by DVS's latest technological breakthroughs. Once again, DVS delivers unique and future-oriented solutions for post and broadcast workflows. We are looking forward to presenting CLIPSTER® and VENICE with our newest enhancements and dynamic features."

About DVS: DVS, a Rohde & Schwarz company, is a leading manufacturer of high-quality hardware and software for broadcast, digital film and video post production, presentation and event markets. DVS applications cover the production of popular TV series and Hollywood blockbusters, and enable 4K films for Digital Cinema. With over 25 years of experience in the professional video industry, DVS has cultivated a "passion for perfection," and continues to develop revolutionary systems for customized, flexible, high-performance workflows. With CLIPSTER®, DVS was the first company in the world to make real-time 4K processing possible. Its future-proof broadcast server VENICE offers a flexible solution for modern, file-based workflows in broadcast environments. Headquartered in Hanover (Germany) and Los Angeles (U SA ), DVS also has branch offices in New York (USA ), Miami (USA ), Paris (France), and Singapore. www.dvs.de

DVS Digital Video Systems GmbH
Louise Christensen
Krepenstr. 8
30165 Hannover
Germany
Phone: +49 511 67 807-0
Email: press@dvs.de
Internet: www.dvs.de

DVS Digital Video, Inc.
Jill Wiles
300 E. Magnolia Blvd. Suite 102
Burbank, CA 91502
USA
Phone: +1 818 846 3600
Email: info@dvsus.com
Internet: www.dvsus.com

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