Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
26/06/2009

Lightworks Release New Alacrity II

It has been announced that Lightworks UK has released two new Alacrity II models with Software Version 1.3 featuring improved performance and Native Editing for many formats.
Alacrity iI replaces the Alacrity MR+ and brings a number of enhancements and improved value for On Line and Offline Editing. There are two models of Alacrity II, both based on Dual Xeon Quad core motherboards for faster operation. Support is included in Alacrity II for editing while ingesting for improved productivity and fast turnaround.
Alacrity II RM is built in a 4RU "Geevs Style" chassis with space for up to six removable hard drives. Options are available for RAID 5 and operation with uncompressed HD.
Alacrity II HP is built on the HP XW8600 workstation with internal space for up to four hard drives. Alacrity II RM is being introduced at a lower price than the previous Alacrity MR+. Both Alacrity II models are shipping now.
True Native Editing with version 1.3 software, as supplied with Alacrity II, expands the On Line capability of Lightworks great editing toolset. With realtime mixed format editing and true Native support for avi, mxf, quicktime, DPX and RED files, Lightworks 1.3 offers east integration in the world of open file transfers. Supported formats include HDV XDCam and P2. Also supported for interchange are OMF, AAF and DPX sequences.
Lightworks 1.3 maintains full metadata interchange and Native file format support with the Geevs video server allowing great integrated tapeless systems to be built. Enhanced support in 1.3 ensures editing while recording very close to live.
Support for Native Editing RED raw files and Prores422 files from Final Cut Pro is also provided. Lightworks is leading the way in offering these facilities in the Windows-based editing environment.
(KMcA/BMcC)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

28/07/2017
IMT-Vislink Launches Comprehensive Customer Support Portal
xG Technology, a provider of wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, and private mobile broadband networks for cri
27/09/2017
Production News : Film4 And C4 Nations & Regions Support New Talent Programme
Independent Scottish film producer Chris Young, has announced plans for a new talent development programme on Skye in May 2018. Young shared his plans
04/05/2017
BroadStream Opens New Support Centre And Launches Task Force
BroadStream Solutions has announced it is restructuring its internal resources to support expected growth across the Americas and Asia. As part of the
02/11/2017
Miller Enhances Customer Support
Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd has announced Sophie Habasque as Customer Relations Manager for the company's offices in France. The role, which has b
30/10/2017
David Antoine Joins Lawo Radio Technical Support
Lawo has announced the hiring of David Antoine, CBRE, CBNT as the latest member of our Radio Technical Support team. A distinguished radio chief who's
12/10/2017
Further Support For Irish Film & TV Industry
Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) has welcomed the announcement of an additional €1.5 million for Ireland's film, television and ani
19/08/2021
Ninja V+ To Support 8K ProRes RAW From The Canon EOS R5 Now Available
Atomos has announced that the firmware announced earlier in 2021 for the Ninja V+ to support 8K ProRes RAW from the Canon EOS R5 is now available to d
09/09/2005
Lightworks Alacrity MR dissolves conventional barriers in NLE
Lightworks UK is debuting its breakthrough multi-resolution NLE at IBC2005. The new Lightworks Alacrity MR (multi-resolution) supports variable video
21/07/2022
VO To Highlight Technologies That Support TV Services At IBC 2022
At IBC 2022, Viaccess-Orca (VO) will highlight how it is working toward providing sustainable technologies that support TV services for the long run.
15/03/2022
TVU Networks To Support 2022 Football Championship In Qatar
TVU Networks is providing full support to customers and broadcasters for the 2022 Football Championship in Qatar. TVU Media Services is uniquely posit
10/03/2022
IABM Launches Collective Support Platform
IABM stands with many in deploring the totally unjustifiable, senseless and brutal invasion of Ukraine by Russia. Alongside his ruthless military assa
30/11/2021
ATEME Introduces Support For The HDR10+ Metadata
ATEME has introduced support for the HDR10+ metadata in its TITAN Live transcoders, enabling broadcasters, service providers and content providers to
17/11/2021
Nevion Expands Support For Cisco Nexus 9000 And Data Center Network Manager
Nevion has announced its flagship orchestration and SDN control software VideoIPath now supports Cisco Nexus 9000 Non-Blocking Multicast (NBM) in both
05/11/2021
Hedge Releases Postlab Full Support For Media Composer
Hedge has officially released Postlab full support for Media Composer, a cloud-native solution to enable collaborative remote editing workflows for Av
14/10/2021
AJA Announces T-TAP Pro Support
AJA Video Systems has announced T-TAP Pro support for Autodesk's Flame Family of VFX and creative finishing tools – now available in new v2022.2 relea