from a Matrox press release
Montreal, Canada, April 18, 2006 – Matrox Video Products Group today announced Matrox RT.X2, a high-performance realtime
native HDV and DV editing platform bundled with Adobe Premiere Pro. Ideal for corporate communicators, event videographers,
project studios, educational facilities and digital filmmakers, Matrox RT.X2 is designed primarily for realtime native HDV
and DV editing. It also provides a high-quality MPEG-2 4:2:2 I-frame codec so users can capture other HD and SD formats
using RT.X2’s analog inputs and mix all types of footage on the timeline in real time.
"We are excited about the new Matrox RT.X2 editing platform bringing affordable real-time functionality and complete
workflow flexibility for professional video editors working in both HDV and DV," said Simon Hayhurst, director of
product management, Video Solutions for Adobe. "It provides Adobe Production Studio customers with a professional,
integrated nonlinear editing system that scales to support any project type."
"We’re capitalizing on the success of the Matrox Axio technology to bring many of the same high-end productivity and
workflow features to professional editors working primarily in HDV and DV," said Lorne Trottier, president and CTO of
Matrox. "No other platform gives users so many ways to get the job done in record time, at such an affordable price
Price and availability
Priced at $1,995 US in North America including Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0, Matrox RT.X2 will be available in May 2006 through a worldwide network of authorized dealers. A special limited-time in-box coupon offer entitles the purchaser to a substantial discount on an upgrade to Adobe Production Studio.
For more information visit www.matrox.com/video.