Sony Partners with Boxx to Offer Video and Audio Editing Solutions
October 27, 2009

Sony Partners with Boxx to Offer Video and Audio Editing Solutions

Austin, Texas - Boxx Technologies, maker of high-performance computing systems for visual effects (VFX), postproduction, graphic design, and advanced visualization, has entered into a partnership with Sony Creative Software, makers of Vegas Pro 9 professional video/audio editing software. Vegas Pro 9 provides broad format support, effects processing, audio support, and an array of editorial tools.
Boxx workstations, with their flexible configurations, high-performance storage, memory and CPU options, provide outstanding support for Vegas Pro 9,” said Dave Chaimson, vice president, Worldwide Marketing, Sony Creative Software. “And their expertise extends beyond reliable workstation platforms to include unparalleled technical support and a genuine understanding of video and audio editing workflows.”

Vegas Pro 9 software supports 64-bit workflows and provides native compatibility with motion media file formats, including AVCHD, XDCAM, XDCAM EX, and RED. It also accommodates various project types, including 24p, HD, 2K, and 4K, while featuring a full complement of precise video editing, compositing, and FX tools. Audio sweetening and post toolsets support unlimited tracks, 24 bit/192 kHz audio, and 5.1 surround mixing. Flexible finishing options allow the burning of movies directly from the timeline to Blu-ray Disc.

Boxx platforms available for Vegas Pro 9 include 3DBoxx 4850 Extreme (the fastest Intel Core i7-based workstation), 3DBoxx 8500 (featuring 16 virtual cores of multitasking performance for video editing, VFX compositing, and DI workflows), and GoBoxx (the industry’s fastest mobile workstation), supporting multiple, simultaneous streams of compressed or uncompressed motion media for online finishing of video editing and motion graphics projects.

“We’re pleased to offer reliable, high performance workstations capable of supporting all the innovative features found in Vegas Pro 9,” says Shoaib Mohammad, director of marketing and business development at Boxx. “The Sony and Boxx relationship means real state-of-the-art solutions for film and video professionals.”