VDS Announces GenArts Sapphire V5 for Quantel
Ultra-fast render speeds provide greater control, quality and creativity
Sapphire V5 provides more than 220 must-have effects, each with many options and parameters that can be adjusted and animated for an unlimited range of effects.
Dramatically enhancing the quality of production for Quantel artists and editors, Sapphire plug-ins add greater control and higher quality by providing GPU acceleration for lightning-fast render speeds. Most effects are GPU-accelerated to provide performance enhancements of up to 700% from Sapphire V2.
State-of-the-art image processing and synthesis effects include Glows, EdgeRays, LensFlare, Lightning, FilmEffect, Warps and Textures.
The Sapphire V5 upgrade includes fifteen exciting new effects such as TVDamage, TVChannelChange, Technicolor2Strip, Technicolor3Strip, Swish3D, WipePlasma, WipePointalize, WipeWeave, WipeMoire, DissolveLensFlare, DissolveEdgeRays, DissolveGlint, DissolveGlintRainbow, DissolveDefocus, DissolveTiles, and DissolveDistort.
VDS provides automation and content design tools for the broadcast, cable television, internet, and post production markets. VDS products offer automated control of broadcast television systems, with an emphasis on graphics-related operations, content distribution and automation, and internet-to-video and video-to-internet systems. These products are used in fully automated sports, news and financial graphics channels as well as the automated management of digital assets and the automated generation of promos in multichannel broadcast or cable facilities. VDS content creation products help broadcast and post-production artists create eye-catching visual effects and apply cutting edge image processing algorithms to still graphics and moving footage. VDS’s content creation toolset includes imaging/FX and media import/export plug-ins for editing/compositing systems, and an advanced paint system for broadcast graphics.