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Assimilate's Scratch Lab dailies system gains traction

February 22, 2012
Assimilate's Scratch Lab dailies system gains traction SANTA CLARA, CA — Assimilate ( is seeing adoption of its Scratch Lab digital dailies system in recent months. The company introduced Scratch Lab at NAB last year and has continued its development with the addition of native support for the new Sony F65 CineAlta digital motion picture camera more recently. In addition, Scratch Lab can also now handle 48fps playback of stereo Red Epic streams, making is suitable for on-set work too. Users include Otto Nemenz in Hollywood, AbelCine in New York, and London-based DIT Jody Neckles.

In addition to the Red Epic and Sony F65 cameras, Scratch Lab supports Alexa, Phantom, P2 , EOS C300, 5D and 7D cameras, as well as GoPro models. The dailies system allows users to work with almost any combination of formats on a single timeline.

Scratch Lab is priced at $4,995 and tools for review as well as for shot, metadata, LUT and look management. It also provides audio sync tools and fast background rendering. The latest Version 6.1 release runs on Mac OS X and Windows 7, and feature SDI output via AJA Kona 3G graphics cards.