Panasonic, Apple collaborate on HD over firewire for desktop, mobile editing

July 21, 2004

Panasonic’s new AJ-HD1200A, an HD production VTR, now offers a firewire interface.

Panasonic and Apple have implemented the IEEE 1394 firewire with 100Mb/s DV-HD (the native video compression of Panasonic DVCPRO HD recording systems).

Together, Panasonic and Apple are bringing HD over firewire capabilities to desktop and mobile editing with Panasonic’s new AJ-HD1200A, an HD production VTR to offer a firewire interface, and Apple’s new Final Cut Pro HD professional video editing software, enabling mass adoption of HD resolution images on the desktop, and even on PowerBooks.

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