Blackmagic Design introduces new 4K production solution
IBC 2013 saw Blackmagic Design make a number of significant product announcements, including the introduction of the new ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K with ten independent 6G-SDI inputs each with frame sync, built-in DVE with zoom, scale and rotate, four upstream chroma keyers, three independent aux outputs with front panel control, and a larger media pool that holds both still frame graphics and motion video clips.
The company also announced the availability of DaVinci Resolve as a public beta. DaVinci Resolve 10 is a major upgrade that includes new features for integrating the workflows of multiple different software products used in the film and television industry. Resolve 10 has new on-set tools, editing features, support for OpenFX plug ins as well as new tools for delivering final project masters to cinemas.
Other changes include the addition of Ultra HD resolutions and additional GPU support on the free-of-charge DaVinci Resolve Lite edition.
Blackmagic Design also unveiled the SmartScope Duo 4K. This is a new updated model of the SmartScope Duo that now includes 6G-SDI connections, making it a suitable solution for rackmount video and waveform monitoring in SD, HD and Ultra HD television formats.