CANOPUS UNVEILS CWS-30 REALTIME MOBILE EDITING WORKSTATION.Canopus Corporation, a provider of digital video editing solutions, has unveiled CWS-30, the first professional mobile editing workstation designed for remote location production to offer three streams of realtime DV output. Combined with Canopus's acclaimed DV codec technology and the advanced Rextor NLE (NonLinear video Editing, NonLinear video Editor) See nonlinear video editing. application software, the laptop-based CWS-30 provides video professionals with a very powerful and complete portable NLE system for remote location broadcasting, electronic newsgathering and on-location feature-film and documentary production.
Powered by Canopus Rextor
CWS-30 is designed to work in conjunction with other CWS CWS Chicago White Sox
CWS College World Series
CWS Church World Service
CWS Child Welfare Services
CWS Canadian Wildlife Service
CWS Community Water System (EPA)
CWS Canada-Wide Standard
CWS Compressed Work Schedule series products, such as the CWS-100, or as a stand-alone solution for remote location production and broadcasting. At the heart of the CWS-30 is Rextor, Canopus's powerful nonlinear editing software solution. In addition to render-free, realtime DV output of three video streams, Rextor offers professional features well-suited for broadcast applications, including sophisticated clip management with advanced search and store capabilities, realtime 2D/3D transitions, titling with motion speed control, and a comprehensive collection of video filters and keyers. Filters include YUV The color encoding system used for analog television worldwide (NTSC, PAL and SECAM). The YUV color space (color model) differs from RGB, which is what the camera captures and what humans view. and RGB Color Correction with realtime vectorscope/waveform display. CWS-30 also lets editors create MPEG (Moving Pictures Experts Group) An ISO/ITU standard for compressing digital video. Pronounced "em-peg," it is the universal standard for digital terrestrial, cable and satellite TV, DVDs and digital video recorders (DVRs). files for DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc
Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology. , streaming video files, industry-standard EDLs for use on other production and broadcast systems, and project files compatible with other Canopus CWS editing systems.
Direct Capture and Transfer of Footage
CWS-30 provides quick and efficient data transfer of footage from the camera to the CWS-30 using the Sony DSR-DU1 DVCAM Sony's version of the DV (Digital Video) tape technology. DVCAM improves quality by increasing the tape speed from 18.8mm/sec to 28.2mm/sec. It also increases track width from 10 to 15 microns for added reliability. video disk unit. The DSR-DU1 docks onto the rear of compatible camcorders and records video and audio signals on its internal hard disk drive. Using the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, www.ieee.org) A membership organization that includes engineers, scientists and students in electronics and allied fields. 1394 i.LINK connector, these files can be directly transferred to Rextor's bin window, so editors can begin editing without delay.
Fast, Hot-Pluggable Storage with CWS-MP300
To ensure steady, fast data transfer, Canopus is including the CWS-MP300 external mobile video storage pack. CWS-MP300 boasts five hours of DV storage capacity in a compact 2.5-inch enclosure. This hot-pluggable, FireWire storage pack delivers data transfer rates three times faster than standard DV for a data transfer rate of 11MB/sec.
Pricing and Availability
CWS-30 is available from Canopus authorized dealers and system integrators. Pricing depends on laptop and system configuration.
About Canopus Corporation
Based in San Jose, Calif., Canopus Corporation manufactures nonlinear video editing Editing video in the computer. Also called "nonlinear editing" (NLE), digital nonlinear systems provide high-quality post-production editing on a desktop computer. However, some detail may be lost if lossy compression is used to store the images (see lossy compression). products for video professionals and enthusiasts. Canopus's DV editing, MPEG encoding, 3D DVE See digital video effects. and video transcoding products combine innovative hardware and software designs to set new standards in performance, functionality and reliability. Canopus Corporation's parent company, Canopus Co., Ltd., with headquarters in Kobe, is Japan's largest maker of video editing and graphics products. The company has offices in the UK, Germany, Australia, Italy and China in addition to an extensive worldwide distributor network.
Canopus Corporation can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.canopus.com/.
For more information, call 408/954-4500.