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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Avid Announces Major Product Updates Today

 
Avid updated its products today as follows releasing MC 5.5, Symphony 5.5 and NewsCutter 9.5. These updates bring more third-party hardware and format support. Additionally added features include :
AJA Io Express now joins the Matrox MXO2 Mini monitoring option introduced with Media Composer 5
MC 5.5 supports native HDCAM SR Lite - you can now move SR media over gigabit
New Nitris DX AVC-Intra video accelerator for boosting speed and performance during online edits
Euphonix control surface support
The updates are  scheduled to ship on March 8.
Not a bad way to head into NAB with a new product version out a few weeks prior.