SAN FRANCISCO — Grass Valley’s Edius NLE software is seeing success in the digital news and professional video production industries. The company is showing a new systemized version of Edius — dubbed Edius Elite — at IBC. Edius Elite is specifically designed to provide comprehensive interoperability with the K2 Summit platform and GV Stratus, the company’s media workflow application framework, enabling fast-turn production in environments such as news and studios.
Edius Elite is based on Edius Pro 6.5, and has native support for raw footage captured with digital cinematography cameras, including those from Red Digital. It also provides comprehensive 3D editing tools and 3D workflow support. With GV Stratus, Grass Valley can easily and regularly add new software components to preserve customers’ investments and help them leverage and upgrade to the most advanced content creation tools quickly and easily.
Grass Valley is making its codec technology freely available (with registration) to be used with other applications. The PC-based HQ/HQX codecs (8-bit and 10-bit respectively), a QuickTime version of the HQ/HQX codecs (for both Windows and Mac platforms) is available for free download from the Grass Valley Website (www.grassvalley.com).