Anonymous (not verified) - November 17th, 1999
Dell Computer announced plans to produce the Dell NT Precision turnkey nonlinear editing workstation using a yet-to-be-named video digitizer card and nonlinear editing software.
Pinnacle showed off its DV500 DVD authoring board with Minerva software that will ship soon.
Panasonic unveiled the PV-DS1000 stand-alone turnkey nonlinear editor. This video editing appliance that will retail for about $2000 will compete head-to-head with Draco's Casablanca and AVIO and Applied Magic's Screenplay. This nonlinear editing solution is designed to work with FireWire-equipped camcorders. Panasonic said it will begin shipping sometime in January 2000.
AVerMedia displayed two new products: the MV-300, an MJPEG-based video digitizer card with an MSRP of $190 and the Video-Shuttle machine controller that only works with Ulead's Media Studio Pro software.
Adaptec rolled out its Easy CD Creator 4 Deluxe that creates Video CDs and slide shows onto CD-Rom discs.
Ulead is set to ship VideoStudio 4, this latest version of the MPEG-2 video editing software for beginners, features support for FireWire and MP3 audio.