Issue: Editing - Aug 29, 2003


TORONTO - Leitch Technology ( is now shipping Version 8.2 of its multistream nonlinear editing system dpsVelocityQ as well as its dual-stream NLE dpsVelocity.

Version 8.2 of both products sport a new interface style which features flexible interface customization options, timeline picons, a new color scheme and EyeCon View. EyeCon View continuously displays the picons and individual clip timecodes of all visible layers based on the current playhead position, providing constant visual reference for all layers on the timeline while scrubbing and aligning clips and making it easy to precisely align specific frames across layers.

Other new features include native file export to Leitch servers, support for Windows Media 9, Direct Show audio plug-in access directly in the timeline and support for the upcoming specially priced Interoperability option, which features AAF and OMF import and export. V.8.2 also incorporates over 100 enhancements in the interface and editing tools. Version 8.2 of dpsVelocityQ and dpsVelocity are available as fully integrated, turnkey solutions or as boardset-and-software bundles for installation into a Windows 2000 or Windows XP workstation. Existing registered users of dpsVelocityQ and dpsVelocity Version 8.0 or 8.1 can download the upgrade free from the Leitch Web site. Specially priced upgrades to dpsVelocity V.8.2 are available for existing users of dpsVelocity V.7.6 or earlier.