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GVS9000 10-Bit SD and HD Production System

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GVS9000 HD Hardware Configuration

  • Dual PowerPC G5 2.0GHz 64-bit processors
  • 1.15TB 2x2GB Fibre Share Storage
  • GVSPanoramic 54" HD Flat Panel (3x24") HD LCD monitors
  • ATI 9800 Open GL graphics card
  • 10-bit SMPTE 292M HD-SDI video I/0
  • 10-bit SMPTE SDI video I/O
  • Uncompressed HD and SD formats
  • Production-optimized compressed HD
  • 145MBit and 340Mbit formats
  • 8 channels of 24-bit 96kHz digital audio
  • Mix multiple compression ratios and resolutionswithin a sequence
  • Virtual VTR (RS-422, RS232) Midi or Sony 9-Pin protocols
  • 4.2U rack system with 24" depth
  • Front door lock
  • 4 x DVD/RW
  • Gigabit Interface
  • FireWire 800, 4x400, 4xUSB 2.0 ports
  • Two 2GB Fibre interface for storage sharing
  • Optical digital audio in/out
  • Digital surround sound audio speakers


Editing and timeline

  • Edit at 23.976, true 24, 25, 29.97, or 30 fps
  • Source/record three-point editing model
  • Insert and overwrite with or without transitions
  • Replace, fit to fill, and superimpose edits
  • Edit overlay for drag-and-drop editing
  • Blade and Blade All tools for adding edits
  • Extend and split edits
  • Sync indicators in Timeline with automatic correction options
  • Adjacent (through edit) indicators in Timeline
  • Dupe detection in Timeline
  • Keyframe graphs
  • Track targeting
  • Track locking
  • Auto Select tools
  • Timecode or frames in Timeline
  • Clip, sequence, scoring, chapter, and compression markers
  • Marker exports to DVD Studio Pro for chapter and compression settings
  • Scoring marker export to Soundtrack
  • Clip and sequence marker export to LiveType for titling
  • Waveform display in Timeline
  • Opacity overlays in Timeline
  • Audio level overlays in Timeline
  • Custom, independent track heights Trimming

Trimming
  • Ripple, roll, slip, and slide
  • Asymmetric, multitrack trimming
  • Dynamic JKL trimming
  • Trim window
  • Timeline trimming
  • Keyboard and numeric trimming Effects

Effects
  • RT Extreme for scalable software-based, multistream real-time effects and NTSC/PAL monitor output of real-time effects in Offline RT, DV and fully uncompressed SD formats
  • Synchronization: View real time effects simultaneously on Panoramic display and NTSC/PAL monitor with perfect synchronization
  • RT Extreme quality settings: low, medium, high. Low setting provides maximum simultaneous real-time streams and effects; high setting provides full-resolution output for finishing directly to DV tape
  • RT Extreme modes: safe and unlimited RT
  • 8-bit, 10-bit, and HDR (32-bit floating-point) rendering
  • Time Remap tool
  • Keyframe graphs and editing in Viewer or Timeline
  • Over 200 transitions, effects, and filters
  • Unlimited effects favorites
  • Copy and paste motion and effect attributes
  • Unlimited layers with support for nesting
  • Bezier curves with movable motion paths
  • Numeric control and keyframe capabilities for precise animation and effects
  • 2D and 3D titles with Boris Calligraphy
  • Animated titles, lower thirds, and graphics with LiveType
  • Composite and transfer modes
  • Import multilayered Photoshop files with layers and alpha support
  • Support for many third-party After Effects plug-ins
  • FXScript and FXBuilder for designing custom filters and effects
Tools
  • QuickView for RAM-based previews of complex multilayered sequences
  • Voice Over for adding narrations directly to the Timeline
  • Frame Viewer for shot comparisons
  • Multitrack audio mixer
  • Keyboard and user interface customization tool
  • Source timecode overlays in Viewer and Canvas

LiveType
  • LiveFonts animated fonts
  • Customizable effects
  • Royalty-free animated content library
  • Sophisticated project templates
  • Keyframe animation
  • Real-time wireframe preview
  • Canvas RAM preview
  • Import a wide variety of formats
  • Resolution independent and scalable
  • Dynamic individual character control
  • Unicode system font support
  • Animation for rolls and crawls
  • Type on a curve
  • FontMaker utility for creating custom LiveFonts

Soundtrack
  • Familiar interface for Final Cut Pro users
  • Modular design for managing audio loops
  • Import Final Cut Pro video with scoring markers
  • Several thousand royalty-free loops and sound effects
  • Audio effects plug-ins from Apple and Emagic
  • Powerful search engine
  • Matching keys and tempos of combined loops
  • All work performed in real time
  • Support for AIFF,WAV, and Acid formats
  • Professional audio effects
  • Mac OS X Audio Units plug-in support
  • Fully automated mixing and effects

Compressor
  • High-performance encoding engine
  • Two-pass variable bit rate (VBR) encoding
  • Advanced motion estimation technology
  • Encode media directly from the Timeline
  • Compatible I-frame insertion
  • QuickTime support
  • MPEG-4 support
  • Next-generation audio streaming media
  • Split-screen comparison
  • High-quality image processing
  • More than 100 presets included
  • Automated encoding
  • Grouped presets for quick batch setup

Audio
  • 24-channel audio output
  • Onscreen multitrack mixing console
  • Real-time fader automation
  • Variable keyframe thinning
  • Real-time audio filters and effects
  • Real-time audio filter adjustments during playback
  • Soundtrack music composition tool with thousands of music loops and sound effects
  • OMF audio export
  • Subframe audio keyframing to 1/100th of a frame
  • Sampling at 8kHz to 48kHz and 8 to 24 bits
  • Audio level meters (per track)
  • Mac OS X Audio Units plug-in support
  • Pan controls
  • Mute and solo controls
  • Audio waveform display in Timeline
  • Logarithmic audio fades
  • Scrubbing with or without pitch shifting
  • More than 25 audio filters
  • Peak Express audio editing tool

Color correction
  • Primary (three-way) color corrector
  • Secondary (two-way) color corrector
  • YUV
  • Image control filters
  • 4- and 8-point garbage mattes
  • Hardware-accurate waveform monitor and vectorscopes
  • Broadcast-safe filter
  • Range-checking zebra strip overlays
Color correction
  • Primary color corrector
  • Secondary color corrector
  • YUV
  • Image control filters
  • 4- and 8-point garbage mattes
  • Hardware-accurate waveform monitor and vectorscopes
  • Broadcast-safe filter
  • Range-checking zebra strip overlays

Supported formats and I/O

  • Uncompressed 8- and 10-bit HD (4:2:2, YUV)
  • Uncompressed 8- and 10-bit SD (4:2:2, YUV)
  • DVCPRO50 (4:2:2)
  • DV/DVCAM (4:1:1)
  • NTSC and PAL
  • HD at 1080i and 1080p (23.976, true 24, 25, 29.97, 30 fps)
  • Pull-down tools for telecine insertion and removal (DVX100)
  • Sample-accurate A/V synchronization
  • Frame-accurate log and captures
  • Serial device control (RS-422, RS-232) protocols
  • FireWire device control
  • Log and capture tool with support for batch, clip, and on-the-fly capturing
  • Still images: PSD, BMP, JPEG, PICT, PNG, SGI, TARGA, TIFF
  • Insert and assemble editing to tape
  • Compressor tool for batch export and encoding to MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and other QuickTime formats
  • EDL

Film
  • Cinema Tools included
  • Support for 35mm 3-perf, 35mm 4-perf and 16mm-20
  • Relational database — driven film management tool
  • 24-fps EDL I/O
  • 24-fps EDL conversion to and from 29.97 fps
  • Import ALE, ATN, FLX, and FTL files
  • Track key numbers, ink numbers, video and audio timecode
    Output of the following lists:
    - Cut list
    - Change list
    - Optical list
    - Pull list
    - Dupe list
    - Missing elements list
    - Audio EDL
  • Link media to database
  • Search and sort
  • Poster frame capability
  • Conform clips to specified frame rate
  • Reverse telecine function
  • Export ALE files
  • Import and export Final Cut Pro batch lists

Media management
  • Media management tools
  • Render file manager
  • Extensive search, sort, sift capabilities in Browser
  • Clip labels
  • Custom comment fields
  • Master and affiliate clips
  • Move, copy, transcode items at sequence or project level
  • Consolidate, trim, or archive
  • Online with automatic reconnect and batch capture capabilities
  • EDL I/O
  • Autosave vault
  • Apple Pro XML technology for custom integration work
  • Batch export
  • Compressor integration (see section on Compressor for details)

Application
  • Full Unicode support
  • Dynamic window resizing
  • Mode-free interface for workflow efficiency
  • Multiple sequences and projects open simultaneously
  • Up to 99 levels of undo
  • 99 audio and 99 video tracks with support for nesting sequences together
  • Autosave vault
  • System and user preferences
  • Easy Setups for quick configuration
  • Customizable keyboard
  • Customizable RT effects settings
  • Customizable render settings
  • Customizable window arrangements
  • Customizable user interface buttons
  • Customizable Browser layouts
  • Customizable track layouts
  • External editor support (helper applications)
  • On-Site Installation and 24/7 support option

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