FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagicdesign.com) has released a major update for its Teranex Express product, which it introduced at NAB last year. The Teranex 3.2 Update adds full motion standards conversions for a total of 1,089 realtime SD, HD and Ultra HD format conversions. With this new software update and Teranex Express’ 12G-SDI technology, users can now convert between any SD, HD and Ultra HD video format, all the way up to 2,160/p60.
The 3.2 Update is available for download for free of charge from the Blackmagic Design Website. After installation, customers will see an additional 862 conversions that include new format and frame rate conversions, along with 3:2 pull down detection and removal. SD masters can be up converted to HD, frame rates can be converted and 2:3 pulldown can be removed in one step. Cadence can be automatically detected and removed, even from edited content. The makes Teranex Express well suited for turning older standard definition broadcast masters into high definition online content for Internet distribution.
Because it supports advanced 12G-SDI technology that’s multi rate, the 12G-SDI connections will switch between all SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3G-SDI, 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI automatically depending on the conversion selected. This means customers can move 720p or 1080p sources to Ultra HD in realtime.