Avid delivers Avid DS Nitris 8.0

July 18, 2006

Avid Technology has announced the worldwide availability of the Avid DS Nitris 8.0 system, which offers a native 64-bit software architecture and dual-link I/O hardware to support high-resolution and digital intermediate (DI) workflows.

The new version also ships with dual-boot capability, allowing editors to use either the DS or Symphony toolset with the Avid Nitris hardware. Avid also announced the availability of the Avid DS Assist Station, a software-only version of the Avid DS 8.0 toolset that customers can deploy on lower-cost workstations for tasks such as rotoscoping, compositing and conform checks.

New features include:

  • Dual-link HD-SDI connectivity
  • Dual-boot capability
  • Native 64-bit system and software support
  • Support for 720p50
  • Support for Avid Unity ISIS

For more information, visit www.avid.com/dsnitris.

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