Canopus Announces Two New Realtime Editing Systems

Reprinted from a Canopus press release:

San Jose, Calif. (May 16, 2003) – In a move to broaden its line of powerful
Realtime Editing Stations, Canopus Corporation today announced the RES-150
and the new RES Flex Series, a new line of custom configurable video editing
workstations. Available later this month, these new workstations unite
stability with cutting-edge CPU and digital video technology to provide a
solid, stable foundation for video editing.

At the heart of the RES systems is the acclaimed DVStorm2, with hardware
MPEG encoding and StormBay breakout box, to deliver unmatched realtime
performance, including five simultaneous video streams, unlimited title and
graphics layers, 3D effects, MPEG encoding and DV output. The RES systems
also provide realtime color correction with waveform/vectorscope, variable
speed control, the industry’s leading DV chroma key, auto white balance,
region filter, and more. Canopus has included an unrivaled collection of
editing, compositing, effects and authoring software to make the Realtime
Editing Stations powerful and cost-effective solutions for video
professionals. Known for its stability, DVStorm2 brings maximum reliability,
along with outstanding performance to the workstation market.

The RES-150
The RES-150, starting at $5,499, is powered by an Intel Pentium 4 3GHz
processor with Hyper-Threading Technology, 1GB of DDR memory, a 40GB system
drive and a 160GB disk array (for more than 10 hours of storage), an Nvidia
GeForce4 dual-monitor capable video card, a Pioneer DVD-R/RW drive and an
ADS Tech PYRO three-port FireWire card to allow capture from three cameras
simultaneously. The RES-150 comes with a professional software bundle,
including Canopus StormEdit, Canopus Imaginate, Adobe Premiere 6.5, Adobe
After Effects 5.5, Canopus Xplode Professional 4.0, Canopus PhotoAlbum2.0,
Sonic Foundry Acid Style and a full version of Ulead DVD Workshop with AC3
encoding, to make this powerful editing system an excellent value.

RES Flex Series
To meet the growing needs of today’s video professional, Canopus is offering
the new custom-configurable RES Flex Series line of realtime editing
workstations. A new configuration ordering system gives Canopus Authorized
Partners the ability to tailor RES systems to their customer’s needs.
Whether editors need component video I/O, faster processors, increased AV
storage or more memory, a RES Flex system can be custom built just for them.
In addition to the realtime features and software found in the RES-150,
advanced technology, such as dual Intel Xeon processors with Hyper-Threading
Technology, Sonic Foundry Acid Pro 4.0 with Dolby Digital 5.1 channel
surround mixing, Canopus ProCoder video transcoding tool and Boris FX are
also included in the RES Flex Series, which starts at $6999. Visit for a list of Canopus Authorized Partners.

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