(Somerville, Mass. -July 21st, 2005) 1 Beyond, Inc., a leading provider of digital video editing and compositing systems, today announced a new graphics and effects division.
Designed to better serve the needs of its ever growing high end post-production, film and broadcast client base, the new division's mission is to provide new and existing customers with a selection of some of the industry's most powerful graphics and effects software, as well as 1 Beyond's own award-winning hardware solutions, coupled with the best technical support in the industry.
1 Beyond will be introducing the new division and showcasing its latest range of products at the Siggraph conference and exhibition in Los Angeles (August 2-4 2005). Showcased on booth #2210 will be 1 Beyond’s extensive range of systems designed for the needs of editors and graphic artists including the new Redline™Render Farm/ Harmony™ SAN combination, which eliminates the need to move files back and forth between workstations and the render farm. This concept was recently introduced at WCVB Boston’s new graphics facility designed by 1 Beyond for Hearst-Argyle Television.
Visitors to the 1 Beyond booth will also be able to receive hands-on demonstrations of the company’s extensive range of systems including the new 1 Beyond 3817 laptop and the 1 Beyond HD Pro Flex editing system.
1 Beyond’s award-winning hardware-based solutions designed for the needs of editors and graphic artists, also include:
- 1 Beyond Redline Render™ Farm, a scaleable, flexible and powerful shared render engine for offline graphics rendering;
- 1 Beyond Harmony SAN the industry’s first Shared Storage Area Network (SAN) capable of supporting multiple streams (from 2 to 32 editing, compositing, graphics and on-air systems);
- 1 Beyond Airbrush TM, an on-air paint, graphic and clip server system that allows digital artists to easily integrate real time graphics and titles into live broadcasts;
- and the industry’s widest range of uncompressed SD and HD digital nonlinear editing systems.
“With this new division, we are dedicating resources to meet the very specific needs of the graphics and effects departments of our larger broadcast and post production clients. We are also expanding our technology offerings and continuing to develop new hardware-based solutions that are affordable and best in their class,” comments Terry Cullen, 1 Beyond’s Founder and CEO.
About 1 Beyond
Founded in 1996, 1 Beyond, Inc. manufactures professional PC-based video editing and compositing systems at a fraction of the cost of traditional high-end systems. This value leadership is due to constant technical innovation including 9 years of industry firsts. 1 Beyond delivers turnkey video systems that provide customers with the highest performance and quality digital workflow in DV, SD and now full 10-bit uncompressed HD. The company offers a wide range of systems including award-winning Laptops, Desktops, Mobiles and Rack mounts used in all phases of editing and compositing. All 1 Beyond’s systems are designed with true open architecture and built on products which are based on world standards. This insures the customer a continued upgrade path and hence, the longest period for ROI and non-obsolescence. For more information visit www.1Beyond.com.