January 18, 2007

Blackmagic Design Debuts DeckLink HD Studio Postproduction-grade HDMI and Analog Component Capture Card

San Francisco, Calif. - Blackmagic Design Inc. has released DeckLink HD Studio, a capture and playback card that supports both HDMI and analog component video, which is available worldwide.
With DeckLink HD Studio, customers can capture high-quality,uncompressed video direct from the HDMI connection on cameras, decks, and video cameras. DeckLink HD Studio enables capture from HDMI cameras or decks, as well as analog decks and set top boxes.
HDMI playback and analog playback allows connection to a wide range of video monitors, big-screen televisions and video projectors for quality client monitoring. DeckLink HD Studio instantly switches between HD and SD so you can work with virtually any deck, camera, or monitor.
DeckLink HD Studio takes advantage of 10-bit capture and playback, high-speed four-lane PCI Express, and 14-bit digital-to-analog conversion for incredible output quality.
DeckLink HD Studio features the uncompressed and compressed file formats used by all DeckLink cards, allowing large storage area network-based systems to use shared video files for full compatibility. DeckLink HD Studio and the entire range of DeckLink HD cards from Blackmagic Design video capture cards feature true 64-bit addressing that eliminates system memory limits, so customers can install as much memory as they need.
DeckLink HD Studio is compatible with Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, and any DirectShow or QuickTime-based software application. DeckLink HD Studio works with most popular video software solutions.
DeckLink HD Studio has a recommended retail price of $995, and is available immediately worldwide via authorized Blackmagic Design resellers.