The new EDIUS H|DV SP solution also supports direct HD capture and print to tape with the Panasonic AJ-HD1200A VTR via EDIUS H|DV SP's onboard FireWire connector, in native 1080/60i /50i, providing an editing solution for DVCPRO HD on a Windows-based platform. Canopus is demonstrating real-time, native DVCPRO HD editing at the Canopus stand at IBC 2004.
EDIUS H|DV SP is comprised of EDIUS Pro real-time, mixed format, editing application software and Canopus's original hardware I/O boards. EDIUS H|DV SP hardware provides realtime integration and acceleration with EDIUS Pro software and interfaces with professional and consumer editing equipment, including DVCPR0 HD, DVCPRO50, DVCPRO, HDV, DV, BetaCam SP and consumer analog formats. EDIUS H|DV SP also features component HD/SD video output for broadcast monitor preview.
The combination of Canopus and Panasonic technology provides groundbreaking high-quality, high-performance, realtime DVCPRO HD editing. The cost of a DVCPRO HD editing suite including an EDIUS H|DV SP turnkey workstation with 100 hours of 1080i HD video storage and a Panasonic DVCPRO HD VTR (AJ-1200A) is under $50,000 USD
The Canopus DVCPRO HD codec is included with both the EDIUS SD and EDIUS HD Canopus Broadcast solutions and is also available for the EDIUS H|DV SP solution with the Canopus Codec Option Pack, which includes the new DVCPRO HD, as well as the DVCPRO 50, software NLE codecs.