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Media 100 Ships Version 11.5

Delivering FireWire I/O, Panasonic P2 support and support for HDV (October 10, 2006)
DMN Newswire--2006-10-10-- Media 100, a leading provider of advanced editing systems for the corporate, broadcast, postproduction, and multi-media industries, today announced the release of Media 100 version 11.5. ?We have heard from many existing Media 100 customers and they are thrilled with the renewed commitment by Media 100 to optimize their investment. The 11.5 release is a giant step forward in streamlining the Media 100 workflow allowing users to leverage key technologies from Panasonic and integrate with greater ease popular third-party applications,  comments Boris Yamnitsky, president, Media 100. ?The Media 100 system is incredibly popular within the post community and we will continue to improve the Media 100 architecture so our customers can realize the return on their investment and maintain maximum productivity.

Highlights of the 11.5 point release include;
 
?Support for FireWire I/O
Utilizing Pure DV, Media 100 users have the ability to capture to DV or any supported Media 100 codec and then output to native DV in real-time - a unique benefit to Media 100 version 11 systems.
?Support for Panasonic P2 Format
 Real-time acquisition of Panasonic P2 material gives Media 100 users yet another format to work with natively.
?Support for HDV
Leveraging the HD-Connect SI box from Convergent Design brings affordable conversion of HDV to HD/SD-SDI. This powerful box includes cross (1080i <-> 720p) as well as down conversion to SD (in anamorphic, letterbox or edge-crop). The versatile box supports Sony, JVC and Canon formats and enables Media 100 customers using version 11.5 to capture HDV.

The New Media 100 Family of Products
Shipping since June 2006, the new Media 100 version 11 product line offers 10-bit uncompressed HD and SD editing capabilities, support for broadcast-quality format conversions, and increased system performance leveraging Mac OS X® and AJA Video OEM solutions. The version 11 systems also represent the first step towards native integration with the Boris FX product line, bringing the world-class compositing and effects technology seamlessly within the Media 100 interface.

Support for Apple Intel-based Macs
Media 100 HD Suite, Media 100 HDe, and Media 100 SDe will be qualified for Apple® Intel-based Macs in January 2007.


Pricing and Availability
Starting at a price point of $2495.00 USD, the Media 100 product line is available through the Media 100 worldwide reseller channel or direct through Media 100 at www.media100.com. Valid Platinum Support contract holders receive the Media 100 version 11.5 update for free. Platinum contracts are valid for 12 months and cover upgrades for all software releases including the Apple Intel-based Mac support update due out in Q1 2007.

For more information about Media 100 products, please visit the web site at www.media100.com.

About Media 100
Media 100, a division of Boris FX, is a leading provider of advanced editing systems for the corporate, broadcast, post production, and multi-media industries. Featuring the most intuitive and easy-to-learn NLE interface, the companys product lines include Media 100 HD Suite, HDe, SDe and software only editing solutions; Media 100 Producer and Producer Suite. For more information, visit www.media100.com.

Press Contact
Zazil Media Group
Janice Dolan
617.817-6595
janice@zazilmediagroup.com
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