TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ViewPLUS, a leader in the development of advanced and high-quality digital imaging systems, today introduced the 4K 12bit RAW 60fps workflow with ASSIMILATE's SCRATCH(R) digital cinema and broadcast imaging tool at the 2011 NAB Show in Las Vegas, USA.
The new workflow achieves the 4K 12bit uncompressed RAW image manipulation in real-time at 60fps. ViewPLUS has selected SCRATCH as the primary 4K workflow solution for an upcoming new 4K camera called "ViewPLUS 4K". This workflow exploits the GPU-accelerated, real-time performance of SCRATCH, so no additional hardware or file conversion is required after recording. The solution includes a plug-in to SCRATCH's SPA plug-in architecture that enables the ViewPLUS 4K RAW file format.
"We believe this 4K workflow will provide a great advantage to our 4K camera as it opens new possibilities for 4K shooting and editing," says Shigesumi Kuwashima, President and CEO of ViewPLUS. "We have been working closely with ASSIMILATE to develop the world's first 4K, 60fps real-time workflow solution and we would not have been able to achieve it without SCRATCH."
"SCRATCH has a storied history of "firsts" in the world of digital cinema," said Jeff Edson, CEO of ASSIMILATE. "It was the first DI tool to embrace digital workflows with native r3d support, and the first to support real-time performance with dual Red Rocket cards. We're delighted to have teamed with ViewPLUS to pioneer the world's first 4K, 60fps workflow solution. This achievement is a testament to the performance and flexibility of SCRATCH as well as the quality of the ViewPLUS 4K camera its file format."
The new workflow will be demonstrated in ASSIMILATE's Suite #736 in the Renaissance Hotel (adjacent to the South Hall) during 2011 NAB Show.
ViewPLUS (http://www.viewplus.co.jp/company/english.html) is a world leading designer and manufacturer of advanced camera solutions. Since being founded in November 1997, ViewPLUS has provided many innovative and ground-breaking computer-based digital cameras systems to computer vision researchers and developers. ViewPLUS is committed to bringing new imaging experiences to its customers through its innovative high-quality imaging technology.