Computer Graphics World. Sep2003, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p18. 2p. 2 Black and White Photographs.
DIGITAL video, COMPUTER graphics, VIDEOS, and COMPUTER software
According to Adobe, the newest version of its flagship video editing product, Premiere, represents the most significant upgrade to the program since its initial introduction in 1991 — so significant that the company has abandoned its existing naming conventions. Instead of calling it Adobe Premiere 7.0, the company has christened it Adobe Premiere Pro. In announcing that decision, Adobe has made much of the fact that Premiere Pro takes advantage of the Hyper Threading (HT) technology pioneered in Intel's latest Pentium 4 processor-based systems, while also exploiting advances in Microsoft's Windows Media 9 series — such as high-definition video and 7.1-channel surround sound streaming audio.
DESKTOP publishing, APPLE software, ADOBE software, COMPUTER software, COST, and EDITORS
While considering the world of desktop video editing, three non-linear editing programs stand out as market leaders, Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, and Avid Xpress. Although any professional video editor would love to own a highend Avid Media Composer or a Discreet smoke system, for many people the price tags of such systems make them cost prohibitive. When that's the case, the chances are good that those editors will turn to one of these three packages that dominate the lower end of the price spectrum.
DIGITAL media, HIGH technology industries, DIGITAL cameras, and COMPUTER software
The article presents developments related to the computer graphics industry. The staff of "Computer Graphics World" ventured to the West Coast for SIGGRAPH 2003, the 30th Annual International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. A developer of 3D camera-tracking software solutions, 2d3 recently released SteadyMove Pro. Designed for film and video professionals and consumers, SteadyMove Pro is a shot-stabilization software plug-in for Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, and Discreet combustion.
The article introduces new products from Adobe. The company recently showcased new technologies and initiatives that are helping to drive innovation across dynamic media content creation, delivery, and playback. Adobe is spearheading an effort to begin defining an industrywide open file format for digital cinema files (planned to be called CinemaDNG) and delivering native support for the Sony XDCAM EX camera format in Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 software. For capturing live audio and video to stream in real time to Adobe Flash Media Server or the Flash Video Streaming Service, Adobe is offering Flash Media Encoder 2.5 software as a free download.