Grass Valley FIRECODER Blu
FIRECODER Blu is an H.264/MPEG2 compatible hardware transcoder board which provides high speed encoding of video files for use in Blu-ray authoring.
High Performance and High Quality Hardware Assisted Encoding
FIRECODER helps meet the demand for creation of Blu-ray media by providing up to 4-5x faster than real-time encode of Blu-ray files.
A single PCI Express x1 form factor board, FIRECODER Blu provides accelerated encoding of Blu-ray compatible video sourced from any number of video applications including our own EDIUS non-linear editing software. Output may be directly to a Blu-ray disc or to a Blu-ray compatible file for additional authoring. Additionally, FIRECODER Blu transcodes between AVCHD and HDV compatible MPEG2 formats. It supports 1080i and 720p as well as native 24p Blu-ray.
Included FIRECODER WRITER software provides basic Blu-ray and DVD authoring tools including creation of titles and chapters from Canopus HQ (avi), HDV(m2t) and MPEG2 PS (mpg, m2p) source files.
FREE FIRECODER Writer 1.10 Software Update Available for FIRECODER Blu
FIRECODER WRITER Version 1.10 is now available for download. FIRECODER WRITER is the application software included with the FIRECODER Blu to provide a user interface for encoding and simple authoring.