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Canopus EDIUS Pro 3 To Support JVC’s New HD Camera and Videocassette Recorder


Amsterdam, IBC 2005 (September 9, 2005) - Canopus, leaders in digital video production, transcoding and codec technologies, today announced that EDIUS Pro 3, the company’s powerful realtime video editing solution will support JVC’s new GY-HD100U full resolution ProHD progressive camera and BR-HD50U videocassette recorder.

EDIUS Pro 3 will provide realtime capture and processing for JVC’s 720p format via the IEEE1394 interface. EDIUS Pro 3 also provides realtime 720p component output with the company’s EDIUS NX for HDV, EDIUS SP for HDV, EDIUS SD and EDIUS HD nonlinear editing systems.

“JVC’s new ProHD camcorder and videocassette recorder are attractive solutions for broadcasters and indie film producers who are making the transition from SD to HD,” said Hiro Yamada, founder and chairman of the board of Canopus. “Add EDIUS Pro 3’s realtime mixed SD/HD format editing, full frame rate resolution output, scalable design and a fast, flexible interface, and professionals have the perfect companion for JVC’s outstanding ProHD product line.”

About EDIUS Pro 3
EDIUS Pro 3 nonlinear editing software provides native editing and realtime processing of uncompressed SD, HD, HDV, DV, MPEG-2, and MPEG-1 formats. With its seamless realtime workflow, EDIUS Pro 3 lets professionals mix and share video content in multiple formats and work with unlimited video, audio and effects layers, while providing realtime high-quality, on-screen display. EDIUS Pro 3 delivers increased quality and realtime performance through the company’s acclaimed variable-bitrate Canopus HQ codec. EDIUS Pro 3 includes professional features, such as realtime HQ batch capture from 1080i and 720p HDV cameras and decks, advanced audio tools and precise color correction controls, designed to help editors create the highest quality productions. EDIUS Pro 3 is also included with Canopus’s line of EDIUS hardware and software editing solutions, including the new HDV offering, EDIUS NX for HDV.

EDIUS Pro 3 is available from Canopus and its authorized resellers and system integrators for a suggested retail price of $699. The new support for 720p YUV component out (24/25/30p framerates) will be available fourth quarter 2005. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at

About Canopus Corporation
Canopus Corporation, based in San Jose, Calif., is a subsidiary of Canopus Co., Ltd, headquartered in Kobe, Japan. Canopus designs and markets award-winning digital video and graphics solutions for video professionals and enthusiasts. The company combines innovative hardware and software designs to set new standards in performance, functionality and reliability. Industry leaders worldwide recognize Canopus’s advanced HD, HDV, DV and MPEG codec technologies, which are featured in the company’s acclaimed video editing solutions, transcoding products and network-based video distribution systems. Canopus also has offices in the U.K., Germany, Italy, Australia and China in addition to an extensive worldwide distribution network. For more information contact Canopus at (408) 954-4500 or visit the Web site at


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