DVS, Signiant, S.two Receive HPA Honors

Hollywood Post Alliance announces its coveted Engineering Excellence Awards.
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Founded to highlight achievement and talent in the field of post production, the 2009 HPA Awards have been announced. The coveted Engineering Excellence award was given in honor of three technologies this year.

Digital Video Systems (DVS) was awarded for their CLIPSTER hardware and software turnkey finishing system. CLIPSTER offers its users scalable hardware and software, real time uncompressed processing of images up to 4K resolution and one-step DCI mastering, at faster-than-real time speeds.

Signiant won an award for their Content Distribution Management (CDM) software, created to manage rich media content using a web-based interface to monitor, secure and alter bandwidth usage in real time. CDM’s workflows can be created and adjusted by a simple drag-and-drop.

S.two Corporation was awarded for their OB-1 uncompressed digital recorder. Features include solid-state flash technology, compatibility with any digital camera supporting SMPTE 292M, 372M, Single or Dual Link HD-SDI, dual uncompressed redundant archiving and quality control locations adaptable to post production workflows.

The 2009 HPA Awards will be held November 12th at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Tickets are on sale at www.hpaawards.net.