(NAB Booth SL517, NAB, Las Vegas – 25th April, 2006) Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has today unveiled its eagerly anticipated 17 Processor Nucoda Workstation based around Advanced Micro Devices’ (AMD) illustrious AMD64 multi core technology. The Nucoda workstation is the world’s fastest DI grading platform.
The 17 Processor Nucoda Workstation, which will be demonstrated on Digital Vision’s booth SL517, includes the latest NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 SDI by PNY graphics board incorporating breakthrough technology in graphics processing with new levels of performance. The state-of-the-art Nucoda Workstation will provide Nucoda powerhouse creatives with a hardware platform that supports the full range of Nucoda data-centric software including Nucoda Film Master, Nucoda Film Cutter, Nucoda Data Conform and Nucoda DVO Image Processing tools. This new system provides colourists and restoration artists with incredible processing speeds that are more than 10 time faster.
Digital Vision will also be displaying its 9 Processor Nucoda Workstation, which can easily be upgraded to a 17 Processor Nucoda Workstation by adding four dual core processors.
Robert Ekström, President of Digital Vision commented, “This announcement validates Digital Vision’s strategy to use High Performance Computing (HPC) platforms for image processing and programme finishing. We have responded to the needs of the creative community by recognising that our clients require interactive capabilities when grading in front of Directors and DoPs as well as providing greater processing power for completing restoration projects in 4k.”
The AMD64 technology gives the Nucoda workstation unprecedented power for complex colour correction, multiple layers, 4k, grain management and dust concealment. The multi-processor has already been ordered by a number of high profile film facilities including Foto-Kem in Burbank, The Chimney Pot in Sweden, iO Film in Hollywood and i-Cubed in Chicago.
Digital Vision provides a complete range of image processing solutions that can handle a wide variety of requirements, from SD video to 4k data, and that can be used in video-centric, data-centric or hybrid facilities.
Digital Vision provides innovative image restoration, enhancement, colour correction and data conforming systems that major movie studios, television networks and post-production facilities use to produce and enhance feature films, TV programs and commercials. The company’s Nucoda product line provides a strong suite of products for the burgeoning digital intermediate 2K/4K market. The company’s award-winning products are a standard of the media & entertainment industry and are deployed at top facilities around the world.
Digital Vision AB was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with two wholly owned subsidiaries, Digital Vision (US) in Los Angeles, California, and Nucoda Ltd in London, England. The company maintains its global presence through a network of qualified distributors. Digital Vision is listed on the Stockholm stock exchange. For further information, go to www.digitalvision.se.