Canopus Announces Storm Rack - A Powerful Real-Time, Rack Mountable Editing Solution Based on DVStorm

Powered by Dual-Pentium III 1GHz Processors, Storm Rack Delivers Outstanding

Real-Time Capabilities Including Real-Time DV and Analog Input/Output And

Over 24 Real-Time Filters



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Canopus Corporation

    LAS VEGAS, NAB, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Expanding its family of real-time NLE offerings, Canopus Corporation
 (booth S4154) today announced Storm Rack, a powerful rack mountable turnkey
 editing system based on the company's acclaimed DVStorm real-time NLE. Storm
 Rack, powered by Dual-Pentium III 1GHz processors with 1GB PC133 RAM, a pair
 of Canopus Spectra series 3D graphics cards for dual monitor capability, 30GB
 system hard disk and 60+GB disk array, and a DVD-ROM/CD-RW combination drive,
 offers real-time editing, real-time DV and analog capture and output, MPEG
 output for DVD and Web streaming, plus a complete suite of 3D effects and
 digital video production tools.
     Video professionals can save valuable production time by taking advantage
 of Storm Rack's impressive assortment of real-time editing tools that feature
 over 24 real-time filters, including color correction, mosaic, emboss, slow
 motion, picture-in-picture, chroma key, luma key and chrominance, and
 15 transitions, including wipes, dissolves, slides, page curls and stretch.
 Storm Rack also provides real-time audio filters applied to both the video and
 external audio tracks.
     DVStorm offers all the output capabilities video professionals need to get
 the flexibility required from an editing system, allowing them to deliver
 video on tape, CD, DVD or over the Internet. DVStorm uses an advanced hardware
 CODEC to deliver real-time capture through 1394/i.LINK, S-video or Composite
 connectors and simultaneous real-time DV and analog output.
     To provide users with a comprehensive nonlinear editing solution, Storm
 Rack includes Adobe Premiere 6.0 (full version) and Canopus StormEdit
 software. StormEdit is a powerful video editing software application that
 includes an assortment of real-time titles and transitions. Also included is
 the company's latest advanced 3D video effects software plug-in, Xplode
 Professional. Xplode Professional includes over 600 effects, an intuitive
 interface for effortless effects creation and customization, and advanced
 rendering and overscan handling capabilities to allow video professionals to
 create stunning, professional-quality video content quickly and easily.
     To round out this offering, Storm Rack includes SoftMPG Encoder from
 Canopus to deliver the high-quality video and audio output required by today's
 video professionals. Using advanced algorithms, Canopus's encoder engine
 creates MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 streams in near real-time directly from StormEdit or
 Adobe Premiere 6.0. In addition, Canopus is including Sonic Foundry's ACID
 Style audio software for a quick and easy way to produce custom music, and the
 full version of SpruceUp! DVD authoring software.
     Storm Rack boasts an elegant rack-mount design and includes dual-Pentium
 III 1GHz processors with 1GB PC133 RAM, Canopus Spectra series 3D graphics
 card, 30GB system hard disk and 60+GB disk array, a DVD/CD-RW drive, Storm Bay
 breakout box, mouse, keyboard, and Windows 2000. Storm Rack will be available
 in June 2001 from Canopus and authorized system integrators for a suggested
 retail price of $6999.
 
     About Canopus Corporation
     Based in San Jose, Calif., Canopus Corporation manufactures award-winning,
 non-linear video editing products for video professionals and enthusiasts.
 Canopus' DV editing, MPEG-2 encoding and 3D DVE products combine innovative
 hardware and software designs to set new standards. Canopus Corporation's
 parent company, Canopus Co., Ltd., with headquarters in Kobe, is Japan's
 largest maker of video editing and graphics products. For more information
 contact Canopus at 408-954-4500 or visit their Web site at www.justedit.com.
     NOTE:  Canopus is a registered trademark and StormRack, DVStorm, Storm
 Edit, SoftMPG and Xplode Professional are trademarks of Canopus Corporation.
 All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their
 respective owners.
 
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    LAS VEGAS, NAB, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Expanding its family of real-time NLE offerings, Canopus Corporation
 (booth S4154) today announced Storm Rack, a powerful rack mountable turnkey
 editing system based on the company's acclaimed DVStorm real-time NLE. Storm
 Rack, powered by Dual-Pentium III 1GHz processors with 1GB PC133 RAM, a pair
 of Canopus Spectra series 3D graphics cards for dual monitor capability, 30GB
 system hard disk and 60+GB disk array, and a DVD-ROM/CD-RW combination drive,
 offers real-time editing, real-time DV and analog capture and output, MPEG
 output for DVD and Web streaming, plus a complete suite of 3D effects and
 digital video production tools.
     Video professionals can save valuable production time by taking advantage
 of Storm Rack's impressive assortment of real-time editing tools that feature
 over 24 real-time filters, including color correction, mosaic, emboss, slow
 motion, picture-in-picture, chroma key, luma key and chrominance, and
 15 transitions, including wipes, dissolves, slides, page curls and stretch.
 Storm Rack also provides real-time audio filters applied to both the video and
 external audio tracks.
     DVStorm offers all the output capabilities video professionals need to get
 the flexibility required from an editing system, allowing them to deliver
 video on tape, CD, DVD or over the Internet. DVStorm uses an advanced hardware
 CODEC to deliver real-time capture through 1394/i.LINK, S-video or Composite
 connectors and simultaneous real-time DV and analog output.
     To provide users with a comprehensive nonlinear editing solution, Storm
 Rack includes Adobe Premiere 6.0 (full version) and Canopus StormEdit
 software. StormEdit is a powerful video editing software application that
 includes an assortment of real-time titles and transitions. Also included is
 the company's latest advanced 3D video effects software plug-in, Xplode
 Professional. Xplode Professional includes over 600 effects, an intuitive
 interface for effortless effects creation and customization, and advanced
 rendering and overscan handling capabilities to allow video professionals to
 create stunning, professional-quality video content quickly and easily.
     To round out this offering, Storm Rack includes SoftMPG Encoder from
 Canopus to deliver the high-quality video and audio output required by today's
 video professionals. Using advanced algorithms, Canopus's encoder engine
 creates MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 streams in near real-time directly from StormEdit or
 Adobe Premiere 6.0. In addition, Canopus is including Sonic Foundry's ACID
 Style audio software for a quick and easy way to produce custom music, and the
 full version of SpruceUp! DVD authoring software.
     Storm Rack boasts an elegant rack-mount design and includes dual-Pentium
 III 1GHz processors with 1GB PC133 RAM, Canopus Spectra series 3D graphics
 card, 30GB system hard disk and 60+GB disk array, a DVD/CD-RW drive, Storm Bay
 breakout box, mouse, keyboard, and Windows 2000. Storm Rack will be available
 in June 2001 from Canopus and authorized system integrators for a suggested
 retail price of $6999.
 
     About Canopus Corporation
     Based in San Jose, Calif., Canopus Corporation manufactures award-winning,
 non-linear video editing products for video professionals and enthusiasts.
 Canopus' DV editing, MPEG-2 encoding and 3D DVE products combine innovative
 hardware and software designs to set new standards. Canopus Corporation's
 parent company, Canopus Co., Ltd., with headquarters in Kobe, is Japan's
 largest maker of video editing and graphics products. For more information
 contact Canopus at 408-954-4500 or visit their Web site at www.justedit.com.
     NOTE:  Canopus is a registered trademark and StormRack, DVStorm, Storm
 Edit, SoftMPG and Xplode Professional are trademarks of Canopus Corporation.
 All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their
 respective owners.
 
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