September 12, 2010

Digital Vision previews Precision grading panel

AMSTERDAM - Digital Vision ( is using IBC to preview its new Precision color panel for the Nucoda and Phoenix product lines. The Nucoda product line provides a suite of products for tapeless and nonlinear grading for HD broadcast and 2k/4k digital intermediate productions. Phoenix products are designed for restoration work.

The Precision panel is slated to ship in Q4 and offers a modern, slim ergonomic look and feel, along with three-axis trackballs and touch keys for enhanced control and quick navigation. Its modular design allows for custom configuration and layout. The unit features high-resolution color screens, a touch screen and a tablet.

Digital Vision is also previewing its 2011 software release at the show. When it ships in Q4, the release will include new dailies functions, such as customizable burn-ins, optimized QuickTime support with additional codecs, and increased command line features for automating the process.

At IBC, Digital Vision is demonstration an extended stereoscopic toolset with new tools for image enhancement, mastering and finishing stereoscopic live action productions.

The company has also announced new pricing. The Nucoda Film Master has an entry price of $79,800. For the mid-range DI grading and dailies market, Digital Vision offers the Nucoda Fuse, with a retail price $47,600. And at the entry-level, Nucoda Compose is a multi-faceted workstation for commercials, film and television post, which can also be used as a preparation station for Nucoda Film Master or Nucoda HD. Nucoda Compose has a retail price of $10,300.