High-performance SD and HD broadcast news editing system
In demanding news and fast-paced television production environments, speed, quality, and flexibility make the difference between delivering an award-winning story and a missing a deadline. NewsCutter Nitris DX is an integrated solution that combines the proven NewsCutter editing toolset, a real-time effects pipeline, and comprehensive format support including XDCAM , P2/P2 HD, GFCAM, Canon XF, QuickTime, and high quality DNxHD. Tight integration with newsroom automation systems and playout servers, Avid Media Access (AMA) for full native file-based support, and collaborative production workflows make NewsCutter Nitris DX the ideal storytelling tool for high-speed, high-profile news production.
Speed through integration: Nitris DX effects architecture
The Nitris DX architecture tightly connects with the host workstation’s CPU and GPU, giving you a single high-bandwidth effects engine that delivers without compromise, no matter what formats and codecs you use. The architecture supports the latest generation of HD codecs, including HDV, XDCAM-HD/EX, AVC-Intra, QuickTime, AVCHD, Canon XF, GFCAM, as well as onboard 10-bit Avid DNxHD encoding and decoding for ultimate HD beauty and speed. AVC-Intra users will appreciate the ability of Nitris DX to support multiple streams for unsurpassed performance in the most demanding workflows.
News editing done right
An array of special news, editing and voiceover tools, native support for file-based acquisition formats with direct mounting of and discs and cards, and integrated media management help you stay relaxed and focused on telling the best story. Avid's Open Timeline and mix and match real-time transcoding let you simply use material regardless of the format - and concentrate on the editing. When it’s crunch time, the FrameChase feature lets you start editing just seconds after an ingest begins. And NewsCutter editing is fast, with a host of time-saving features and keyboard shortcuts, including direct drag-and-drop of clips and graphic cues in the timeline. When ready, send completed stories to air with a simple Send to Playback command, or use the included Sorenson Squeeze software to get your story to the Web.
Seamless integration into any workflow
You’ll save valuable time with Avid Media Access (AMA) technology that lets you skip the import step and just start editing from the camera disc or card, with all metadata available. Or, use the shuttle knob on the VTR to easily control capture into NewsCutter from tape. Keep in sync with the story and the newsroom by opening an interactive iNEWS or ENPS session right inside NewsCutter. When you’re ready to send to air, a simple drop down option moves the package directly to the AirSpeed Multi Stream HD/SD server, or to other play out servers to get the story on air in the shortest possible time.
Engineered for collaboration
Share media, projects, and ideas inside the broadcast facility or around the world. NewsCutter is an integral part of the high-productivity Avid HD News environment with support for end-to-end native format workflows, and transparent collaboration and media sharing. And, NewsCutter is tightly integrated with the powerful Interplay production asset management system that provides real-time media management, user tools, transcoding applications, and WAN media transport so users can swiftly find, review and move media, wherever it is and wherever they are.
Quality that tells the story
With NewsCutter, you also get the full array of Media Composer video features - and the confidence that comes with having the world’s best nonlinear editor in your hands. Take on any project and get the exact look that you envision. Match shots quickly with the industry-standard Avid color correction toolset. Create titles and add graphics to the story with easy-to-use tools built-in and integrated packages such as Avid Motion Graphics. Get creative results fast with optimized real-time effects performance. And save time and storage space with high-quality Avid DNxHD encoding.
A world-class company, a worldwide community
With Avid, you are part of a global community. Locate editors to help you with your work. Choose a support program that suits your needs and budget. Take advantage of flexible online and classroom training options. And participate in our online and real-world user communities for feedback, news and support.