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IBC 2010: CLIPSTER® Dives Into the Depths of 3D

CLIPSTER® comes with an expanded feature set for stereoscopic workflows, offering depth grading for nuanced processing in 3D

DVS is show casing the latest CLIPSTER® features at its booth no. 7.E25. Right on time for Europe's biggest industry event in Amsterdam , the DVS flagship is presenting new highlights for 3D workflows, such as depth grading, as w ell as support for Apple ProRes 422.

From September 10th to the 14th, visitors to the IBC will have the opportunity to assess the RAW deliverable process. C LIPSTER® now also comes with a convenient tool set for the logging and linking of digital material. Digital deliverables of modern RAW cam eras can be created at high speed.

CLIPSTER® is capable of creating a single timeline from a wide range of different RAW data, e.g. material from RED ®, ARRI D-20/D-21, ALEXA , Phantom or SI-2K cam eras. All RAW formats can be decoded and demosaiced in real-time. With its comprehensive set of burn-in features and a w ide range of deliverable formats, CLIPSTER® covers all aspects of the deliverable workflow.


Post houses especially benefit from the DI workstation's new DCI capabilities: CLIPSTER® generates 3D Digital Cinema Packages (DCP) in real-time and its sophisticated hardware helps accelerate DCI Mastering and 3D subtitling in 4K. Numerous stereoscopic real-time workflows enable users to effortlessly handle 3D material. Thanks to the new 3D depth grading, it is now possible to fine-tune the depth of a 3D scene. Here, C LIPSTER® is using a very nuanced approach that enables the creation of perfect 3D for any screen size.

As of now , C LIPSTER® also supports another Apple codec with capabilities for Apple ProRes 422 generation in Proxy, LT and 4444. In the 444 version, C LIPSTER® offers 12-bit processing for ALEXA camera feed. The DI workstation reads and w rites the codec under the Windows® operating system.

Bernhard Reitz, DVS Head of Product Management: "Our customers are pretty excited about CLIPSTER's new 3D features, like depth grading for stereoscopic material. This year's IBC is another opportunity for us to demonstrate how versatile and flexible our flagship product is: Its solid support for a wide variety of codecs and formats is a good example of our philosophy of openness' being put into practice."


About DVS

DVS is a leading manufacturer of high-quality hardware and software for the digital film and video post production, broadcast, presentation and event markets. DVS applications span the areas of R&D, production of popular TV series and Hollywood blockbusters, and enable 4K films for Digital Cinema. With 25 years of experience in the professional video industry, DVS has cultivated a “passion for perfection,” and continues to develop revolutionary systems for customized, flexible, high-performance workflows. DVS was the first company in the world to make real-time 4K processing possible. CLIPSTER®, DVS’s flagship product, has won several prestigious awards, including the Hollywood Post Alliance’s Engineering Excellence Award. At the BANFF World Television Festival, DVS was honored with the 2009 Deluxe Outstanding Technical Achievement Award. Headquartered in Hanover (Germany) and Los Angeles (USA), DVS also has branch offices in Miami (USA), Paris (France), Warsaw (Poland) and Singapore.