Avid’s New Video-over-IP Interface Delivers More Flexible and Efficient Connectivity
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Avid Artist | DNxIP enables broadcasters and large post-production facilities to benefit from the flexibility and efficiency of video-over-IP
Burlington, MA – Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID), a leading global media technology provider for the creation, distribution and monetization of media assets for global media organizations, enterprise users and individual creative professionals, unveiled Avid Artist™ | DNxIP, the latest addition to the Avid I/O family of hardware interfaces. Part of Avid’s commitment to offering the most comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and optimize media, the new portable interface enables broadcasters and large post-production facilities to connect their entire studios over IP for greater flexibility and efficiency.
Built in partnership with AJA and powered by MediaCentral®, the industry’s most open, tightly integrated and efficient platform designed for media, Avid Artist | DNxIP is a Thunderbolt™ 3 equipped I/O device that enables the transfer of SMPTE standard HD video over 10 GigE IP networks, with high-quality local monitoring over 3G-SDI and HDMI 2.0. The highly portable desktop box eliminates the challenges of managing physical resources associated with legacy video routing over SDI and gives customers more flexibility in how they route video within their facilities.
“The increased agility and efficiency of IP workflows is a must have for content creators and broadcasters in today’s competitive climate,” said Alan Hoff, VP of Market Solutions for Avid. “We’ve collaborated with AJA on the newest addition to our Avid Artist product line, Avid Artist DNxIP, which offers broadcasters and post-production facilities a portable yet powerful video interface for IP workflows.”
“DNxIP is the next evolution of our development efforts with Avid, a trusted technology partner. We’re excited to be teaming up with them again on a next-generation hardware option that meets the needs of professional IP workflows,” said Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems.
Avid Artist | DNxIP will be available Q1 2018. For more information, visit www.avid.com.