Ulead Teams with Canopus to Offer DVD Authoring in Realtime Editing
Ulead DVD Workshop Included in Canopus RES-100, RES-
300 and RES-500
Torrance, CA - (September 3, 2002) - Ulead Systems, Inc.,
a leading developer of video and image editing, and Web graphics software,
and Canopus Corporation, makers of award-winning, realtime video editing
products, has completed an agreement to include Ulead DVD Workshop in
Canopus's new line of turnkey Realtime Editing Stations, bringing a
rich palette of advanced DVD authoring tools to Canopus customers.
In this deal, Canopus will include DVD Workshop, which
recently won Editor's Choice award from EMedia Magazine, and the Seal
of Excellence award from Animation Magazine, in its RES-100, RES- 300
and RES- 500 Realtime Editing Stations.
"Ulead has leveraged its strength in the imaging
and video space to solidly position itself in the advanced DVD authoring
market with DVD Workshop," said Curtis Harris, product marketing
manager at Canopus Corporation. "DVD Workshop is unique because
it has advanced features such as motion background and menus, and offers
a robust selection of creativity and layout tools that let video professionals
spend as little or as much time as they want customizing their DVDs.
This along with the power of our new realtime editing stations will
help our customers streamline the creative process to turn their videos
into polished DVDs.
"We're pleased that Canopus has chosen DVD Workshop
to complement its powerful RES line of turnkey realtime editing stations,"
says Colin Stiles, director of OEM Sales at Ulead Systems, Inc. "Canopus's
acclaimed scalable architecture and realtime technology, coupled with
a slick bundle of software, will take video professionals to a new level
of creative freedom."
About Ulead DVD Workshop
Ulead® DVD Workshop is a powerful, yet flexible DVD authoring software
made for creative video professionals and enthusiasts. Start off by
grabbing video from digital or analog sources using sophisticated MPEG
capture and conversion tools. Then create professional-looking navigation
menus using handy preset templates, or build your own with an extensive
set of design tools. Link videos to objects with drag-and-drop ease.
Make DVDs stand out from the crowd by creating impressive motion backgrounds.
Preview your work before burning with full playback simulation. When
ready, produce high-quality DVD, VCD or SVCD titles using the latest
DVD and CD burners.
About Canopus Realtime Editing Stations
The new RES-100, RES-300 and RES-500 realtime editing solutions combine
Canopus's acclaimed scalable technology with powerful dual AMD Athlon
processors to deliver unmatched realtime performance including five
simultaneous video streams, unlimited title and graphics layers, 3D
effects, MPEG encoding and DV output. Canopus has included an unrivaled
collection of editing, compositing, effects, encoding/transcoding and
authoring software to make the Realtime Editing Stations powerful and
cost-effective editing systems for video professionals.
Pricing and Availability
The line of Realtime Editing Stations will be available from Canopus's
authorized partners in August 2002. The suggested retail price is $4999
for the RES-100, $6999 for the RES-300 and $9999 for the RES-500.
About Canopus Corporation
Based in San Jose, Calif., Canopus Corporation manufactures award-winning,
nonlinear video editing products for video professionals and enthusiasts.
Canopus's DV editing, MPEG-2 encoding and 3D DVE products combine innovative
hardware and software designs to set new standards in performance, functionality
and reliability. Canopus Corporation has offices in the UK, Germany,
Australia and China in addition to an extensive worldwide distributor
network. Canopus Corporation's parent company, Canopus Co., Ltd., with
headquarters in Kobe, is Japan's largest maker of video editing and
graphics products. For more information contact Canopus at (408) 954-4500
or visit their Web site at www.canopus.com.
About Ulead Systems
Ulead Systems, Inc. develops innovative video, imaging and Web graphics
applications to help users communicate their ideas effectively and creatively
to audiences around the world. The company's award-winning desktop products
include Ulead® PhotoImpact®, Ulead® VideoStudio®, Ulead®
DVD MovieFactory, Ulead® MediaStudio®, Ulead® DVD
Workshop®, Ulead® COOL 3D, Ulead® GIF Animator.
Ulead's iMira Server Tools deliver server-based imaging and Web
solutions. For more information on the company, its products and services,
please visit Ulead's Web site at www.ulead.com or call 800-85-ULEAD
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