Media 100, the folks who develop advanced media systems, has beefed up their Media 100 i and iFinish family of dual-stream digital media systems.
Designed for professional digital media artists and broadcast designers who want to create high-quality digital media content enhanced with visual effects, Media 100 is now offering professional-level I/O capabilities — including direct I/O for the highest quality DV, composite, S-Video and analog component input — standard on all models of Media 100i and iFinish, said Mike Savello, VP of Dual Stream Systems for Media 100.
Media 100i is a combination of hardware and software that turns a Power Mac G4 into a streaming media production system. Available in a variety of configurations, the Media 100 i system is offered specifically to provide interactive streaming content for Web site production. Prices range from US$2,995 to $14,995, depending on configuration.
The iFinish product line is used to create Internet streaming media and interactive DVD titles. Again, prices range from US $2,995 to $14,995, depending on configuration.
All Media 100 i and iFinish systems now include, at no additional charge, analog component I/O, previously available as a $695 option and DV I/O, previously available as a $1,495 option. SDI I/O ships with Media 100 i/xr and iFinish V80 and is optional on the other models.