Avid and IBM Ship Streaming Solution
Avid (http://www.avid.com) said today that it released Version 1.5 of Avid Xpress DV on IBM IntelliStation.
The new version provides new features like automated FTPing, more editing features, and more.
"In the few months it's been available, Avid Xpress DV on IBM IntelliStation has proven to be an overwhelming success. The solution leverages the powerful features of Avid's advanced editing systems, combined with state-of-the-art Web streaming capabilities plus automated FTP delivery to web servers," said Alan Hoff, product manager for Avid Xpress DV. "With Version 1.5, exporting to Web is now an even simpler, one-step process, and improved interoperability dramatically enhances collaborative workflow between multiple users.''
The hardware/software solution is priced at around $6,400. Customers also get three months of free video hosting from Yahoo.
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