Latest R&S CLIPSTER Workstation Enables User to Produce Numerous Preset Professional Formats

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R&S CLIPSTER Workstation is designed to process images of up to 4K 120p and post production workflows. Unit comes with DCI and IMF mastering, comprehensive codec support and color format conversion to SDR and HDR. CLIPSTER Workstation generates digital cinema packages (DCP), interoperable mastering format packages (IMF) and AS11 and AS02 packages. Unit features SDI, DisplayPort and HDMI with 16 embedded SDI audio channels or 16 AES/EBU channels that allow video playback option.

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New Version of Rohde & Schwarz R&S CLIPSTER Complete Mastering Solution Even More Flexible

Rohde & Schwarz is demonstrating its DCI and IMF mastering powerhouse at NAB in Las Vegas. R&S CLIPSTER is the market leader in high-quality film production finishing. Version 6.6 offers various new software features and hardware configurations, providing even higher efficiency and investment protection. R&S CLIPSTER can be flexibly used in post production and supports a wide range of workflows. Customers from TV and film production and distribution particularly appreciate the system's reliability.

Munich, April 11, 2018 — The R&S CLIPSTER workstation sets the standard for the mastering and distribution of feature films and television series. It processes images in realtime up to 4K 120p and offers a broad range of professional media file formats. Thanks to baseband SDI and integrated tools, R&S CLIPSTER can also be used in various post production workflows. The workstation's key benefits include excellent stability, DCI and IMF mastering, color format conversion to SDR and HDR as well as comprehensive codec support. Users can output numerous preset professional formats with the help of an output wizard, thereby saving valuable time.

R&S CLIPSTER can generate digital cinema packages (DCP), interoperable mastering format packages (IMF) and AS11 and AS02 packages, delivering excellent quality, reliability and performance. R&S CLIPSTER enables robust video playback for quality control, evaluation and approval as well as playout to tape via SDI, DisplayPort and HDMI with 16 embedded SDI audio channels or 16 AES/EBU channels. This gives the user a high degree of flexibility when creating complex final formats.

Content producers and distributors want to offer audiences in movie theaters or at home the best possible representation of their artistic intentions. R&S CLIPSTER delivers this quality with maximum dynamic range and highest resolution for worldwide distribution.

Studios, film and TV producers and TV broadcasters benefit from the option of finishing and mastering premium content. This enables creative intentions to be faithfully communicated on every display and every TV and movie screen.

The broadcast and media specialist Rohde & Schwarz is showcasing R&S CLIPSTER and other highlights from April 7 to 12, 2018 at NAB in Las Vegas (booth SL 6610).

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North America: Maryam Larki Bavi (phone: +1 818-846-3600 x1411; email:

Asia Pacific: Wen Shi Tong (phone: +65 6 307-0029; email:

Rohde & Schwarz

The Rohde & Schwarz technology group develops, produces and markets innovative test and measurement, information and communications technology products for professional users. Rohde & Schwarz focuses on test and measurement, broadcast and media, cybersecurity, secure communications and monitoring and network testing, areas that address many different industry and government-sector market segments. Founded more than 80 years ago, the independent company has an extensive sales and service network in more than 70 countries. On June 30, 2017, Rohde & Schwarz had approximately 10,500 employees. The group achieved a net revenue of approximately EUR 1.9 billion in the 2016/2017 fiscal year (July to June). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany, and also has regional hubs in Asia and the USA.

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