London, England, 24 February, 2014:
Eyeheight will introduce the latest addition to its wide range of
broadcast legalizer hardware and plug-ins on the Leader booth (C9511)
at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Previously limited to Microsoft
Windows, the BroadcastSafeMC plug-in legalizer for Avid Media Composer
is now available to run on Apple OS X.
"We have a long and highly
successful track record in producing compact, reliable and efficient
video legalizers, safe area generators and audio loudness processors
based on our geNETics modular chassis," comments Eyeheight's
Sales Director Martin Moore. "Our plug-ins make the same
facilities available to users of today's most popular post-production
software. All Eyeheight plug-ins are available as downloads on a
Eyeheight's BroadcastSafeMC is a
complete plug-in legalizer, safe-area generator and graphic
measurement toolset for use with Avid's Media Composer 7 and Interplay
nonlinear editing systems. It works seamlessly with Media Composer,
enabling users to verify and conform content prior to submission to
any file-based quality control system.
BroadcastSafeMC can perform
composite, RGB, RGB-plus-Y and simultaneous composite-plus-RGB
legalizing, all with user-adjustable soft clipping at high and low
thresholds. Precise chroma-space conversion and accurate limiting
ensure compliance while keeping the full gamut available for creative
use. Editors can select from an extensive range of presets, or work in
custom mode which gives full access to 15 configurable parameters.
Facility administrators can assign which built-in presets are
available to users, create new presets or disable the custom option to
ensure that only approved configurations are implemented.
The safe-area generator integrated
within BroadcastSafeMC provides over 100 markers covering all the
requirements for standard-definition, high-definition and 2K
broadcasting, including 16:9 and 14:9 in SD. Administrators can modify
the set of markers available to users, add new custom markers or
BroadcastSafeMC supports any
combination of file formats and source chroma-space available in Media
Composer 7. It is fully compatible with high-end video source files
used for broadcast content production.
Eyeheight will be represented on
booth C9511 at the 2014 NAB Show by Martin Moore together with
colleagues from US and Latin America master distributor Leader
Eyeheight (www.eyeheight.com) designs
and manufactures 3G, 3D and HD-SDI equipment for video and audio
content origination, quality-assurance, post-production, playout and
associated areas. This includes audio descriptors, audio loudness
conformers, colour correctors, emergency switchers, mixers and keyers,
safe area generators, subtitling decoders, text and graphics
generators, timecode processors, video legalisers and widescreen
signal generators. Eyeheight products are available worldwide.