Avid Media Composer Video Satellite Option
Bring high-definition video into your audio production workflow. For Pro Tools HD Systems with Sync I/O.
Video Satellite is a software option that allows Pro Tools|HD editors to quickly and easily play Avid HD or SD video sequences from a dedicated Mac or Windows-based computer, running Avid Media Composer software, in sync with their Pro Tools session. Video Satellite enhances post-production efficiency, eliminating the need to render effects, transcode video, or copy files. It also enables you to tap into Avid shared media environments to stream video. And because all video playback is offloaded onto a separate but synced (Mac or PC) computer, you can maintain the full audio track count and processing power of Pro Tools|HD.
Open and play Avid HD and SD sequences without rendering effects, transcoding video, or copying filesSupports Mojo DX and Nitris DX for full-quality HD video capture and playbackImport, play back, and capture* all HD video resolutions, including DNxHD, DVCPro HD, AVC-I, XDCAM HD, and HDVWork in sync with Media Composer software - the industry's most powerful film- and video-editing softwareProprietary Ethernet protocol achieves faster lock than 9-pin connections for tighter responsiveness when scrubbing and shuttlingStream video directly from Unity MediaNetwork and Unity ISIS shared storage systemsManage projects and assets with Interplay
For Video Satellite: Dedicated Avid-qualified Mac OS X-based Mac Pro running Media Composer 4.0 or higher software, or supported Windows-based computer running Avid Media Composer 3.1 or higher software, Media Composer Symphony v5.0 or higher or Avid-qualified Windows-based computer running Avid Media Station|PT 2.7, for video playback.For audio production: Avid-qualified Windows or Mac OS X-based Pro Tools|HD system running Pro Tools HD 8 (or higher) software (for Media Composer sync) or Windows or Mac OS X-based system running Pro Tools HD 7.4 software (for Media Station|PT sync); Windows platform required for Avid shared storage streamingSYNC HD or SYNC I/O(Optional) Qualified Avid video peripheral, such as Avid Mojo DX, Nitris DX, Mojo SDI, Mojo, or Adrenaline with Avid DNxcel, for playback on an external video monitor
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