Makers of third-party Matrox-enabled ingest/playout servers, graphics systems and more can now support Avid workflows

Montreal, Canada ‘ September 27, 2010 ‘ Matrox Video Products Group today announced that support for the Avid DNxHD codec is now integrated into its Matrox DSX Developer Products.
“For over 30 years Matrox has been supplying the hardware and software tools that keep broadcast equipment manufacturers at the forefront of emerging video markets,” said Alberto Cieri, senior director of sales and marketing, Matrox. “Avid editing systems are ubiquitous in broadcast facilities worldwide, and we are offering the enabling technology our partners require to provide smooth workflow solutions to their customers.”  

Key features of the Matrox DSX platforms

·             Modular architecture gives developers the flexibility to meet technical and price targets
·             Multi-channel HD and SD video/audio I/O support from a single card including 3 Gb/s for 1080p
·             Extensive native codec support in HD and SD including DV, D10 for IMX, HDV, DVCPRO HD, MPEG-2 4:2:2, MPEG-2 4:2:2:4 YUVA, MPEG HD for XDCAM HD, MPEG HD422   for XDCAM HD422, AVC-Intra for P2, H.264, Apple ProRes, and Avid DNxHD
·             Cross platform file format support ‘ MXF, MOV, AVI, MPG, etc.
·             Multi-layer onboard HD scaler/compositor
·             Professional realtime effects including sub-pixel 2D/3D DVE, color correction, chroma/luma keying, graphics overlay, smooth speed changes, etc.    
·             Application development support by a team of dedicated, experienced engineers


The Matrox DSX SDK with support for Avid DNxHD is available to developers now.