Anonymous (not verified) - April 10th, 2000
NAB2000, LAS VEGASApril 10, 2000Matrox Video Products Group and Apple today announced the first PCI video card for real-time digital video (DV) editing on the Macintosh. The RTMac, architected by Matrox and Apple engineers, is tightly integrated with Apple's award-winning Final Cut Pro video creation software to provide real-time editing, effects and compositing. Fully configured systems are expected to start at under $5,000.
With our incredibly fast Power Mac G4, award-winning Final Cut Pro software and innovative FireWire technology, Apple is the platform of choice for desktop video editing, said Philip Schiller, Apple's vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. The combination of the G4, Final Cut Pro and the new Matrox RTMac card provides the most powerful, real-time editing environment on a personal computer.
We are extremely excited to be working closely with Apple to bring real-time DV editing to the Mac, said Alain Legault, vice president of Product Development for Matrox. Matrox recognizes Apple's commitment to desktop video and is proud to partner with an industry leader.