Avid announced that its Avid Artist | DNxIO, a hardware interface designed to accelerate high-resolution video production, is now shipping, and that customers can save more than 20% if they trade in select systems between now and Sept. 30. Available standalone or bundled with Avid Media Composer, Avid Artist | DNxIO delivers high-res video ingest, editing, monitoring and output.
Avid Artist | DNxIO is compatible with Avid Artist Suite systems and many third-party creative tools, including Blackmagic Resolve, Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects. It includes hardware from Blackmagic Design, a new IO Connectivity Partner for the MediaCentral Platform.
Between now and Sept. 30, customers can save more than 20% on Avid Artist | DNxIO when they trade in Avid Nitris DX or Avid Mojo DX, or selected Open IO hardware from AJA, Blackmagic Design, Matrox and MOTU.
Avid Artist | DNxIO enables video professionals to capture, monitor and output Ultra-HD, 2K and 4K media, as well as HD and SD formats. It fits in standard 19-inch equipment racks for easy integration in equipment rooms, and it’s quiet enough to place on the desk of an edit bay. The HD display allows editors to monitor media that is being ingested into and output from the system, even when the software is not running. A host of connections delivers fast switching among a range of input devices and sources. Hands-on controls allow users to quickly select video, audio, and timecode inputs as well as deck control.
Avid Artist | DNxIO is bundled with the Fusion Connect plugin for Media Composer giving users access to the node-based effects compositing tool from within the Media Composer user interface. Onboard DNxHR encoding for capture workflows will be enabled on DNxIO via a future no-cost firmware update.