Canopus Announces EDIUS SP For HDV and EDIUS SP Workstation
Posted Nov 12, 2004

Canopus Corporation has announced the availability of EDIUS SP for HDV. EDIUS SP for HDV is a professional nonlinear editing solution that provides native editing and realtime processing of HDV, DV, uncompressed SD, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 formats. EDIUS SP for HDV provides a transition for post-production facilities to move from SD to HD video. Canopus is offering EDIUS SP for HDV customers the Canopus Codec Option Pack, which includes the DVCPRO HD software codec, which provide full native DVCPRO HD (SMPTE 370M) compliance.

Additionally, Canopus Corporation has announced a line of EDIUS SP Workstations built on the company's new EDIUS SP for HDV video editing solution that captures and outputs HD video. To help editors with the transition from SD to HD, EDIUS SP Workstations edit SD content, such as DV, in HD resolution, while providing realtime output to HDTV monitors using the onboard HD component output. EDIUS SP Workstations provide realtime up-conversion from SD to HD video with all project titles, graphics and effects performed in HD resolution.

EDIUS SP for HDV is available for a suggested retail price of $3999. The Canopus Codec Option Pack, breakout box, and Canopus Video-out Plug-in Option will be available for $999, $599 and $499, respectively. The EDIUS SP Workstation 300 and Workstation 500 will be available from Canopus for $7999.99 and $8999.99, respectively.