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Focus Enhancements Adds FS-T1001 Media Recorder to its Solid State Lineup


New Camera Mount Recorder brings XDCAM EX (TM) workflow to HDCAM (TM) and XDCAM HD (TM) cameras using removable SxS (TM) solid-state media cards

Las Vegas, NV. – April 12, 2010 -- Focus Enhancements (TM), a worldwide leader in media management and digital audio technology, today announced the FS-T1001 (TM) Camera Mount Media Recorder. FS-T1001 seamlessly integrates with “HDCAM”, “XDCAM HD” camera systems by utilizing the host camera professional battery system and accepting the HD-SDI output from the host camera to record to Sony “SxS” solid-state media.

The FS-T1001 allows “HDCAM” and “XDCAM HD” camcorder owners to take advantage of industry standard “XDCAM EX” workflow, whether it is for online or offline purposes. The stored content has the same recording format and directory structure that other “XDCAM EX” devices use, making the files compatible with “XDCAM EX” workflow including editing software.

“Focus has a long and successful history in offering media recording solutions to the market”, said Takashi Honda, General Manager, Professional Solutions Group at Sony Corporation. “Sony is very pleased to be licensing the “XDCAM EX” file format to Focus Enhancements Inc, expecting the FS-T1001 to be an ideal choice of media recorder for “HDCAM” and “XDCAM HD” users.

“Focus is honored to be bringing this important “XDCAM EX” product to the marketplace”, said Michael Conway, CTO & SVP of Corporate Strategy for Focus Enhancements. "The FS-T1001 brings professional features and the “XDCAM EX” workflow that customers need together with the outstanding benefits of camera mountable solid-state performance.”

Highlights of FS-T1001:

- Records in “XDCAM EX” file format
- Utilizes removable “SxS” Express Card Flash Memory Media
- Connects to a wide array of cameras and monitors using the HD-SDI I/O ports
- Control the FS-T1001 quickly and easily using the capacitive buttons and intuitive menu structure
- View menus and thumbnails that include clip name and duration on the 2.4” color OLED display
- Mount “SxS” cards to a computer and connect accessories using the dual USB ports
- Connect directly to an HD-SDI monitor for playback
- Record 35 Mbps HQ mode video including
1920 x 1080 (59.94i/50i/29.97P/25P/23.98P),
1440 x 1080 (59.94i/50i/29.97P/25P/23.98P),
or 1280 x 720 (59.94P/50P), with 2- or 4-channel embedded audio (48 kHz, 16-bit)
- Record 25 Mbps SP mode video including 1440X1080 (59.94i/50i), with 2-channel audio

Pricing and Availability
The FS-T1001 is expected to be available in June, 2010 for a US MSRP of $5,995 and is being shown at the Focus booth at NAB 2010 (# SL1705). For more information, please visit

About Focus Enhancements, Inc.
Focus Enhancements, Inc., headquartered in Campbell, CA, is a leading designer of world-class solutions in advanced video and audio technologies. The company’s System Group develops video products for the digital media markets, with customers in the broadcast, video production and digital asset management segments. The company’s Semiconductor Division develops application specific standard product (ASSPs), which address the audio distribution and the TV-out video encoder markets. The audio IC specifically addresses the digital wireless audio (DWA) segment which includes home theater, AVR, DTV, DVD, IPOD, set-top box, PC, and PC gaming systems for surround sound. More information on Focus Enhancements may be obtained by visiting the Focus Enhancements website at

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Other Company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. © 2010 Focus Enhancements Inc. All rights reserved.


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