proDAD Opens US Office, Debuts New Mercalli and Mac Support
Posted Apr 13, 2010

At NAB 2010, proDAD, the Germany-based software developer best known for plug-ins and postproduction enhancement tools such as Adorage, Heroglyph, and Mercalli, made several key announcements, First was the opening of a new US operation in California and a new website, The company also announced a new version of Mercalli, its popular image stabilization tool, introducing Mac OS support with plug-ins soon to be available for Final Cut Pro and Mac-based Premiere Pro users.

New features in the new Mercalli include 3D video stabilization and a rolling shutter compensation utility, which compensates for the distortion often introduced with CMOS-sensor camcorders and DSLRs when they are panned side to side quickly. Full release details for the new Mercalli will be available soon.