Issue: Show Daily - Jul 29, 2003

Boxx offering upgrades and promotional pricing

SAN DIEGO - Boxx Technologies is here in San Diego with its Windows and Linux workstation range, including its HDBoxx editing and compositing system which sports new features and is being offered with a 15 percent instant rebate for those who purchase the system between July 29th and August 15th 2003.

New to HDBoxx is In-sync's Speed Razor HD 2.0 software, an uncompressed HD nonlinear editing and compositing software providing flexible tools for 32-bit alpha channel support, traveling mattes, garbage mattes, transparency levels and chromakey features. The release also offers support for video images, scanned photographs, graphics, CG text elements, animation, still images, image sequences and audio. HDBoxx provides 10-bit uncompressed recording, editing and compositing of materials in HD for playback or use in digital cinema.

Boxx's 3DBoxx animation workstation, which is now available with Nvidia's Quadro FX 3000 series of graphics cards and a choice of single or dual AMD or Intel processor configurations, is being offered with Discreet's 3DS Max application. The bundle creates a powerful tool for game developers, visual effects artists and design professionals.

And CineBoxx [review], the company's entry into the digital intermediate world, will also be on display. CineBoxx provides realtime playback of 2K DPX and Cineon Files at 24fps.