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Uncompressed Compositing Solutions Based on Videonics Effetto Pronto and Digital Voodoo's D1 Desktop for Macintosh Demonstrated at BDA 99.


Compositors and motion graphic artists looking for Looking for

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 the fastest and highest quality desktop video workstations based on Macintosh computers will find them at the Digital Marketing International (DMI (Desktop Management Interface) The first desktop management standard from the DMTF. Enabling PCs to be monitored from a central console, it was superseded by the DMTF's Common Information Model (see CIM). ) booth 516 at the ProMax & BDA BDA Battle Damage Assessment
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 (Broadcast Designers Association) 99 Exposition at San Francisco's Moscone Center from June 9 through June 12.

Effetto Pronto pron·to  
adv. Informal
Without delay; quickly.

[Spanish, from Latin prmptus; see prompt.
(R), the award winning Compositing and Effects system from Videonics and the new, D1 Desktop from Digital Voodoo of Australia offers higher quality and performance than systems costing thousands of dollars more.

"People are constantly searching for speed and quality. They are also looking for value," said Mike Skibra, President of Digital Marketing International, Digital Voodoo's North American representative. "D1 Desktop provides the absolute best I/O (Input/Output) The transfer of data between the CPU and a peripheral device. Every transfer is an output from one device and an input to another. See PC input/output.

I/O - Input/Output
 solution while still using only one slot in a Blue and White G3 Macintosh. Combine that with the Videonics Effetto Pronto and you have a solution that simply cannot be beat."

"D1 Desktop is able to take full advantage of the speed offered by Effetto Pronto because like Effetto Pronto, its internal processing pipeline is full bandwidth digital video," commented Yeshwant Kamath, President of Videonics. "The time required for compressing and decompressing de·com·press  
v. de·com·pressed, de·com·press·ing, de·com·press·es
1. To relieve of pressure or compression.

 video is eliminated, making the Effetto Pronto/D1 Desktop system perfect for capturing, applying filters, geometric effects and titles, and compositing digital video."

Digital Voodoo is the only D1 (ITU-R ITU-R ITU Radiocommunication Sector  BT.601) videographics engine that provides uncompressed QuickTime(R) capture and playback for less than $4,000. Digital Voodoo's D1 Desktop products come in two versions, D1 Desktop Lite, a playback only version and D1 Desktop, which permits capture as well as playback of uncompressed D1 video.

Digital Voodoo also provides a software only Codec so that users of other workstations can render output using the Digital Voodoo 4:2:2 Uncompressed Codec for later output on a Digital Voodoo equipped workstation. Both D1 Desktop and D1 Desktop Lite serve as a second Macintosh display when not in use for D1 input or output.

Effetto Pronto is a comprehensive QuickTime-based Compositing and Digital Video Effects Visual effects created in the computer that provide interesting transitions from one scene to another rather than just switching frames. They include fading or dissolving the frame, wiping one frame over another and flipping the frame. See wipe, morphing and digital effects.  system for the Macintosh that provides the ultimate in productivity, creativity, flexibility and economy. Effetto Pronto consists of the Effetto QuickTime-based compositing software and Pronto, a dedicated PCI (1) (Payment Card Industry) See PCI DSS.

(2) (Peripheral Component Interconnect) The most widely used I/O bus (peripheral bus).
 effects processing engine that provides unparalleled creation and production speed.

Features include: film and video resolution compositing, sophisticated titling, instant feedback on a video monitor, texture and bump mapping, color correction and, an advanced keyer. Effetto Pronto's true 3D workspace offers dazzling 3D effects including: 3D warps with perspective, 3D animatable lights and, a 3D animatable camera. Effetto Pronto can be easily integrated into any Power Macintosh or G3, or QuickTime-based non-linear digital video editing compositing suite. A free 30 day test drive of the Effetto Pronto is offered by authorized resellers.

D1 Desktop and D1 Desktop Lite are available from authorized Digital Voodoo resellers for $3,995 and $1,495 respectively. D1 Desktop and D1 Desktop Lite are manufactured by Digital Voodoo. Digital Voodoo was founded in 1993 by a team of world leading post production engineers from Australia, UK and Singapore. Digital Voodoo' s headquarters is located in the post production district of South Melbourne, Victoria South Melbourne is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is located in the City of Port Phillip. Historically, it was known as Emerald Hill.

The suburb is notable as it was one of the first of Melbourne's suburbs to adopt full municipal status and is, along
, Australia. Digital Voodoo is represented in North America by Digital Marketing International ( Inc.) of Jamesburg, N.J. DMI is a member of the Point Pacific Holding Video Group.

Videonics is a leading designer of affordable, high-quality digital video post-production equipment for the broadcast, cable, business and industrial video post-production markets and the home video producer. Videonics products include edit controllers, mixers, character generators and video editing software Video editing software is application software which handles the editing of video sequences on a computer. It usually includes the ability to import and export video, cut and paste sections of a video clip, and add special effects and transitions; and it sometimes includes the  solutions. Its stock is traded in the U.S. on the NASDAQ NASDAQ
 in full National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations

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 SmallCap Market under the symbol VDNXC. More information on Videonics may be obtained from the company's SEC filings, or by contacting the company directly.


Videonics, Inc.                    Digital Marketing International
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Campbell, CA  95008                Jamesburg, New Jersey 08831
Phone: 408/866-8300                Phone: 732/605-0881
Fax: 408/866-4859                  Fax: 732/605-0885
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