System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. at DotNetNuke.Framework.DefaultPage.OnLoad(EventArgs e) in e:\websites\\public_html\Default.aspx.cs:line 791 Grass Valley introduces Infinity Digital Media Recorder | TvTechnology

Grass Valley introduces Infinity Digital Media Recorder

September 21, 2005

The Infinity Digital Media Recorder offers a selection of recording options that includes Compact Flash, the Iomega REV PRO removable hard disk-based drive and REV PRO media.

Thomson unveiled the new Grass Valley Infinity Digital Media Recorder, which works like a videotape machine but accepts IT-based removable media instead of videotape or other proprietary formats.

The result is a system that has familiar VTR controls but offers instant random access to any content. The recorder features built-in support for Compact Flash media; the Iomega REV PRO removable hard disk-based drive; and REV PRO media, the professional extension to the REV format. All files written to either REV PRO or Compact Flash media are wrapped in the open MXF format.

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The Infinity Digital Media Recorder gives users a choice in content and how it is handled. It features selectable video formats between 1080i50/60, 720p50/60, 625i50, and 525i60. Video can be encoded as DV25 (compatible with DVCam and DVCPRO), or the JPEG 2000 intraframe compression scheme, and MPEG-2 for SD or HD in a future implementation.

A single REV PRO disk can hold the equivalent of about 45 minutes of high-quality HD or more than two hours of SD video.

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