Matrox's RT2500 Real-Time Editing Platform Now Shipping
Matrox Video Products Group has announced that the RT2500 real-time video editing card has begun shipping. Matrox's RT2500 allows users to work with two native DV or MPEG-2 video streams, as well as a 32-bit uncompressed graphics layer, simultaneously in real-time. RT2500 also supports video capture from analog or DV tape, as well as output to tape, DVD, CD, and the web. Real-time, keyframeable 3D effects are powered by Matrox Flex 3D. The card is bundled with Adobe Premiere 6.0, Inscriber Title Express, Pixelan Video SpiceRack Lite, Sonic Foundry ACID Music, Sonic Solutions DVDit! LE, and Ligos LSX MPEG LE.
Matrox has also announced that the RT2000 MEGA Pack 3.0 real-time video-editing card is now shipping. Features of the MEGA Pack 3.0 include support for Windows 2000, over 60 native Adobe Premiere transitions in real-time, Adobe Premiere audio mixer support, Real-time key-frameable colorization and crop settings, real-time title preview with Inscriber TitleExpress, Matrox MediaTools 1394 scan and capture utility, and 16:9 widescreen editing support. Matrox's MEGA Pack 3.0 software is available to registered RT2000 owners as a free download.
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