Nero today introduced two new high definition solutions: Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Platinum HD and Nero Video Premium HD. The Platinum HD suite and Video Premium HD bring enhanced Blu-ray capabilities to the table, unlocking a complete HD experience for creative enthusiasts and home hobbyists.
Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Platinum HD builds upon the robust, 3-in-1 multimedia management tools introduced earlier this year in Nero Multimedia Suite 10, which focused on video editing, burning and backup. Nero Video Premium HD offers the ultimate HD video diting experience on the market. Both cost-effective premium software packages are offered at an aggressively affordable price to consumers.
With Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Platinum HD, Nero completes the High Definition experience with the introduction of Blu-ray playback capabilities and new tools to help create, edit, burn, backup and share HD content anytime and anywhere. It incorporates BD-Live 2.0 Blu-ray disc playback, the Move It plug-in for easy media transfer and conversion between mobile devices and PC, as well as the Nero Creative Collection Pack 1 with new Picture-in-Picture (PiP) effects, as well as additional transition effects and Movie Themes.
Nero Video Premium HD blends the powerful video editing capabilities of Nero Vision Xtra with myriad creative effects and Blu-ray playback to simplify the task of advanced video editing, enabling any user to develop professional-grade HD movies on their own.
Fengtao Software, a powerful and professional multimedia software provider in this line of business for more than 8 years, introduces DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper, a powerful Blu-ray converter and decrypter, specially designed for all Blu-ray movies and mobile device owners.
DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper is a flexible and multi-featured Blu-ray converter that can rip and convert Blu-ray to various video and audio files playable on next generation consoles like PS3 and Xbox 360, HD players like WD TV Live, or mobile devices like iPod, iPhone, iPad, etc. Users can freely customize the output as they like with its powerful editing tools. Besides the lightning speed (batch conversion + multi-core CPUs + the newest NVIDIA CUDA supported) and exceptional effects, it's very easy and friendly to use.
CyberLink Corp. is pleased to announce the availability of a free update for PowerDVD 10, adding significant new home theater capabilities in the latest NVIDIA® GeForce™ graphics cards. With NVIDIA’s new graphics driver (v260) and the updated version of PowerDVD, full high definition 3D video can be enjoyed on a 3D HDTV through an HDMI 1.4 compatible connection. This is the first ever combination of hardware and software capable of playing Blu-ray 3D on a PC, connecting in full 1080p stereoscopic 3D to a 3D HDTV.
PowerDVD allows home theater enthusiasts to stream the full, uncompressed multi-channel Blu-ray audio through the same HDMI connection, letting movie lovers enjoy the ultimate surround sound experience on their AV Receiver. Blu-ray disc movies support lossless audio with up to 24 bits per sample for extended dynamic range and ultra-low noise levels. Sampling frequencies of up to 192 KHz deliver an extended frequency response, for the highest fidelity home theater experience. On supported hardware platforms including the latest NVIDIA graphics boards, full-quality Blu-ray disc audio can be enjoyed through an HDMI connection to a compatible Audio/Video receiver.
CyberLink Corp. today announced support for the latest Blu-ray™ Disc technology BDXL™. Released by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) in June 2010, BDXL is a multi-layer recordable Blu-ray format with up to 128GB of capacity. CyberLink Power2Go 7, launched last month, is the first BDXL-compatible software application in the market with further CyberLink product lines to follow shortly.
Support for BDXL means users of CyberLink’s media burning software, Power2Go 7, are now able to burn up to 4 layers of data totaling 128GB on a single Blu-ray Disc, opening up exciting new content storage and archiving possibilities. CyberLink’s long-term focus on providing support for Blu-ray Disc technology developments will see products including PowerDVD, PowerDirector, PowerProducer, and MediaShow introduce BDXL format compatibility in the near future.
Sonic Solutions today announced a new version of its high-end Blu-ray Disc production toolset, the Scenarist® BD Workgroup, featuring options for encoding, authoring, debugging, and formatting premium entertainment for commercial release on Blu-ray 3D. Based on its 3DAccess initiative and feedback from a collective of Sonic's professional users who elected to work closely with Sonic to solve the complex 3D production workflow issues, Sonic's new Scenarist-based Blu-ray 3D workgroup offers a host of new capabilities, including:
- Sonic Scenarist BD 5.5 – comprehensive support for Blu-ray 3D Profile 5 authoring. Includes support for 3D MVC video streams, 3D pop-up menu graphics, 3D subtitles, and 3D Java content.
- Sonic CineVision® 3.5 – extensive Multi-view Video Coding (MVC) codec support with deep, segment-based parameter controls to deliver mastering quality 3D video streams. CineVision 3.5 also features a new, more efficient timeline that maintains its industry-defining segment controls while adding new instant preview capabilities for completed 3D encodes.
- Scenarist QC 1.5 – provides real-time Blu-ray 3D emulation and title debugging for Blu-ray 3D authors and QC specialists.
"With 3D capable TVs coming to the market in force this year, we knew we needed to be ready to deliver the high-impact productions we're known for in 3D for our studio clients; and Sonic has been there for us every step of the way," said Thomas Schmithausen, Manager Multi Media Services at Infomedia GmbH, Dortmund, Germany. "We chose Scenarist years ago because of Sonic's on-going development and commitment to enterprise-level production businesses like ours. The Scenarist 3D Workgroup has everything we need to delight our clients, and now in three dimensions!"
Matrox Video Products Group will demonstrate direct capture from HDMI, SDI, and analog HD or SD video sources to H.264 files with the Matrox MXO2 devices and Matrox MAX technology for PC at IBC 2010 on the Matrox stand 7.B29.
"This new direct H.264 capture utility enables smooth workflows for faster delivery of video content and dailies," said Dan Maloney, Matrox technical marketing manager. "Now it's easy to capture material from any source for use on the web, iPad, iPod, iPhone, YouTube and more! In addition, dailies can be immediately available as low bit rate, manageable-sized files for delivery to a client."
"We're continuing to add value to the Matrox MXO2 product line," said Alberto Cieri, Matrox senior director of sales and marketing. "With this we have started to implement our vision of expanding the capabilities of Matrox MAX technology beyond H.264 export acceleration."
Roxio today ushered in a new era in personal media with the release of Creator 2011, the world's first digital media suite to offer a comprehensive feature set for capturing, editing, creating, and sharing personal 3D photos, videos, and projects. Making it easy for enthusiasts and beginners to immediately add a dynamic new dimension to family memories, Roxio Creator 2011 allows users to convert standard 2D digital photos and home videos into amazing 3D content, so they may generate immersive, personalized 3D multimedia productions from their existing digital media libraries.
Roxio Creator 2011 also supports emerging 3D formats, including those used in popular 3D theatrical film releases, as well as 3D-enabled capture devices, computers, HDTVs, and accessories. Consumers may import stereoscopic content directly from 3D cameras and other capture devices and then create personalized 3D productions complete with transitions, titles, effects, and a sound track that can be viewed on the PC, enjoyed on a 3D-enabled HDTV, or posted and shared via YouTube™.
"We believe strongly that 3D will not only change forever how we experience Hollywood movies, but also reshape and redefine how we capture and enjoy our personal digital media," said Matt DiMaria, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Roxio. "Creator 2011 is a truly ground-breaking application that offers consumers a gateway to personal 3D and the opportunity to bring a new level of realism to their cherished family memories."
NTI Corporation is proud to introduce NTI Shadow 5, the latest version of the award-winning Continuous Data Protection (CDP) software series designed for Mac users. NTI Shadow goes beyond Time Machine with features like bootable clone backups, folder synchronization, and continuous backups,
"As a Mac user myself, I want to keep my data backed up but also be able to recover from a disaster instantly," said Bill Yao, CEO of NTI Corporation. "Shadow 5 offers that capability with its new clone feature. I can now boot up from my backup and use it as-is without having to spend hours restoring from a Time Machine backup."
Volume Cloning - The new Volume Cloning feature allows Mac users to make an exact copy of their hard disk partition. You can make a one time clone or schedule incremental updates to make sure your clone backup is always up to date. And with a cloned boot partition, there is no need to restore anything before getting your Mac back up and running. Simply boot up from your clone and pick up where you left off.
Folder Merge - Keeping your files at home and work synchronized is now easier than ever with Shadow 5's new Folder Merge feature. If you shuttle files back and forth between home and work on a portable storage device, you need to make sure you're always working on the latest version of a file. Simply merge the contents on your portable storage device with your Mac at home and at work and Shadow 5 will make sure the latest version is where you expect it to be.
CyberLink Corp. is pleased to announce Power2Go 7, the next version of its best-selling disc burning software. Power2Go is more than just disc burning software. Its ability to burn any media onto any disc makes it one of the most powerful disc burners in the market. It’s easy-to-use interface and desktop gadgets make it a fan favorite. And the new version just got better with the following new and enhanced features:
- Supports for BDXL disc format lets user burn up to 128GB of data on a single disc
- Improved industrial grade data encryption
- Desktop gadget for all variants of Windows operating system
- Interactive HD photo gallery creator
- Pro-like DVD menu authoring
- Easy to use audio editor
“Our goal is to make Power2Go the disc burning software for everyone - for both home users and enterprises. With Power2Go 7, we are taking a big step toward that goal,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “Power2Go 7’s strength lies in its ability to provide users with versatility, security and multimedia enhancement tools to burn discs for all purposes.”