Grass Valley To Debut Latest Version of Rio Editing Suite at InterBEE 2018

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand (Hall 3/3506), launched the newest version of Rio, the high-performance online editing and postproduction suite, providing users with even more functionality including Dolby Vision support and best-in-class file compression for increased media availability on existing storage. The solution will be showcased at Inter BEE 2018 (November 14-16, Tokyo).

The latest updates included in Rio v4.5.3:

  • Dolby Vision Support: Rio provides faster, more flexible workflows to support Dolby Vision deliverables. With a Dolby CMU box, timeline trim passes can now easily be made across multiple display devices with all information stored in a single XML. All parameters can be controlled from the Neo panel with frame analysis choices that result in faster workflows on projects with long timelines.
  • Near Lossless Rendering: Introducing a new compression codec, based on VC-2, that enables Rio to run from 2:1 to 6:1 compressed to disk (in addition to its standard uncompressed mode). If compression is selected, and once media is compressed onto a disk, the codec is virtually lossless across multiple renders, enabling users to store additional media at the same chosen compression ratios, increasing storage capacity by factor of 2-6 times.
  • Canon V2.2 SDK HDR/SDR Update: With additional support for BT.2020 Hybrid Log Gamma color space and gamma curve to handle HDR and SDR in a single signal. Rio also provides added functionality with resize and debayer modes and camera name display.
  • Improved Stability: The Alchemist re-speed algorithm has also been updated to provide improved stability and results.

“With a strong heritage for pushing the industry’s boundaries for performance and creativity, Rio is a hallmark for the highest quality postproduction and finishing — from its real-time performance to its complete, integrated toolset, and ultra-fast workflows,” comments Katsushi Takeuchi, vice president and general manager of editing, Japan, Grass Valley. “These new enhancements further fuel our customers’ ability to deliver stunning images at any resolution or framerate.”

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