Globalstor’s Newest DVD and Digital Dailies Solution Demonstrates Up To 99 Chapters Per Title at NAB Post +
Posted Nov 17, 2005

During the NAB Post + tradeshow and exhibition being held at the Javits Convention Center in New York, November 15-17, Globalstor Data introduced the new DVD TransPro. Supporting a broad selection of high-quality image file formats, DVD TransPro offers film professionals a powerful means of electronic dailies distribution for convenient, view-anywhere, random access to the day's shoot.

Featuring a real-time capture and encoder, source preview/confidence check window, DVD Authoring, as well as streaming media format output, the new DVD TransPro also enables professionals to create up to 99 titles and store 99 Chapters per disc. Ideal for the rigorous demands of the professional video production industry, the DVD TransPro includes many key features including: graphic overlay capability during capture, create custom DVD templates, a separate template editor, thumbnail chapter images, as well as the ability to output to both Windows Media and QuickTime formats. The DVD TransPro is also built for video streaming production and long-term video archival.

The DVD TransPro is configured with Dual Xeon CPUs and 2048MB RAM running Windows XP Pro. A SATA-based 250GB hard drive and a high performance 16X DVD+/-R drive ensures, quick project turnaround as well as the ease-of-use and application flexibility. The DVD TransPro. The DVD TransPro imports time code, chapter points and chapter names with scene and take information from any ASCII standard EDL (Edit Decision List) from the associated dailies video and creates a DVD+/-R disc with complete, DVD menu control to as many as 99 chapters per title with up to 99 titles per DVD Disk. For added flexibility, chapters can be re-arranged or deleted prior to output to the DVD with the push of a button. DVD TransPro will also prompt the user to change reels or tapes when more than one EDL is being used. The DVD TransPro can also be used to store a copy of the DVD image or on the hard drive or network drive that can be recalled at anytime to burn additional DVD copies, or for archival purposes.

Available for direct sale through Globalstor Data or to OEMs for development into specific applications, the DVD TransPro is now shipping with a two-year factory warranty. DVD TransPro has an MSRP of $14,151 and includes SDI, Component and composite video inputs as well as Balanced, un-balanced and digital audio inputs. DVD TransPro is also available in an optional 5U rack mount solution incorporating 6TB or 9TB of fault tolerant storage ideal for an all in one centralized capture, archival or streaming media sever.