Digital Rapids releases CarbonHD HD technology at IBC

September 11, 2003

At IBC2003, Digital Rapids will unveil CarbonHD, a fully integrated hardware and software HD technology that combines agile recording and playback with a comprehensive set of workflow automation tools.

CarbonHD is a technology that can capture, edit, transcode and deliver content in multiple formats ranging from uncompressed 10-bit high-definition video to high-quality streaming media.

Features include:

  • 8- , 10-bit video capture and storage;

  • captures and converts HD or SD video during capture or playback;

  • supports uncompressed video, real-time hardware wavelet based JPEG2000 compression in both lossless (typically 3:1) and lossy configurations;

  • includes integrated software suite that supports editing and transcoding of media between popular formats;

  • RS422 deck control support, GPI triggers, scheduled recording and a powerful metadata publishing and logging tools to help automate and organize workflow;

  • RS422 control or GPI triggers to integrate CarbonHD into an existing environment.

See Digital Rapids at IBC2003 in Stand 7.641 or visit

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