Powerful Avid Graphics Innovations Now Available

Powerful Avid Graphics Innovations Now Available

1 July 2016

Powerful Avid Graphics Innovations Now Available

Game-changing new graphics production toolsets enable broadcasters to quickly and efficiently create and deliver captivating content

BURLINGTON, MA, June 30, 2016 – Avid® today announced the availability of powerful new graphics solutions that deliver rich graphics and video capabilities, and powerful broadcast enhancements. The newly updated Avid graphics toolset provides a complete and integrated workflow for incorporating real-time graphics into live and studio productions. With its modular architecture, the graphics toolset can be customized for a wide variety of media environments, and integrates seamlessly with solutions across the Avid MediaCentral™ Platform, as well as third-party news and editing applications.

The new 4Designer graphics authoring software provides a complete solution for creating captivating 2D and 3D motion graphics in a wide range of resolutions. The feature-rich toolset gives broadcasters the tools they need to create stunning real-time visual content for news, elections, sports events, weather segments, business reports, and more. As the successor to the award-winning 3Designer, 4Designer offers more power, speed, and new features in a more modern interface, while maintaining the same workflows and compatibility with existing 3Designer templates.

The new version of Maestro gives broadcasters a complete on-air graphics solution that enables them to quickly and easily manage and play out stunning, high-resolution graphics and animations. New features include the Maestro Media Engine, which supports video ingest and playout, native user rights management, rich graphics templates, and efficient repurposing of graphic content – all from an intuitive user interface. With its modular architecture, Maestro can be customized for a wide variety of production environments. It integrates seamlessly with iNEWS® for template news graphics, iNEWS | Command for playlist creation and execution, Media Composer® for post-production graphics and titling, and MediaCentral | UX, the cloud-based, web front-end to the MediaCentral Platform for collaborative media production from anywhere.

About Avid
Through Avid Everywhere™, Avid delivers the industry's most open, innovative and comprehensive media platform connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution and consumption. Media organizations and creative professionals use Avid solutions to create the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world—from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, to the most popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, as well as a majority of today’s most celebrated music recordings and live concerts. Industry leading solutions include Avid NEXIS™ Pro Tools®, Media Composer®, ISIS®, Interplay®,
ProSet and RealSet, Maestro, PlayMaker, and Sibelius®. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, or subscribe to Avid Blogs.

© 2016 Avid Technology, Inc. All rights reserved. Avid, the Avid logo, Avid Everywhere, Avid NEXIS, iNEWS, Interplay, ISIS, AirSpeed, MediaCentral, Media Composer, Pro Tools, and Sibelius are trademarks or registered trademarks of Avid Technology, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. The Interplay name is used with the permission of the Interplay Entertainment Corp. which bears no responsibility for Avid products. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Product features, specifications, system requirements and availability are subject to change without notice.


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