Roxio Unveils VideoLab 3D
World's First Personal Editing Suite for the Creation and Enjoyment of 3D Video
Santa Clara, California, (June 23, 2010) - Roxio®, a division of Sonic Solutions® (NASDAQ: SNIC), today unveiled Roxio VideoLab 3D, the world's first personal video editing suite for capturing, editing, and sharing personal 3D content. Designed to be bundled with and add value to 3D-enabled PCs, laptops, cameras, camcorders, and accessories, Roxio VideoLab 3D allows users to import a wide range of 3D video formats including stereoscopic content directly from 3D cameras. The software also automatically converts standard 2D content into 3D, so users can include existing home movies in their 3D video creations. Roxio is demonstrating Roxio VideoLab 3D at the Digital Experience press event taking place in New York at the Metropolitan Pavilion on June 23rd.
With Roxio VideoLab 3D, consumers can use familiar video editing tools to turn raw 3D footage and converted 2D content into engaging and immersive 3D home movies, complete with titles, transitions, and effects. The finished results can be exported in a range of formats, including the RealD Format for a cinematic-quality 3D viewing experience on 3D-enabled home PCs and HDTVs. In addition, projects may be uploaded and shared via YouTube in 3D.
"Roxio VideoLab 3D is a groundbreaking application and another example of how Roxio is helping drive the market for home 3D," said Matt DiMaria, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Roxio. "The rich suite of editing and sharing features in VideoLab 3D serve as an ideal complement to 3D-enabled systems, peripherals, and accessories, and provide a richer out-of-box experience that empowers consumers to create their own personal 3D home video."
- 3D capture from stereoscopic cameras (such as the Fuji W1)
- Import 3D files in common 3D formats, including side-by-side, over-under, anaglyph, and dual stream. In addition, Roxio 3D Labs supports all standard 2D photo and video file formats.
- Simplified Storyline, as well as advanced 32-track Timeline editing views
- Full range of editing options including trimming, title creation, narration, music tracks, and video correction features
- 3D transitions and special effects
- 2D to 3D real-time conversion
- Authoring of DVDs and Blu-ray Discs
- Save 3D video in a range of file formats (including RealD Format for a cinematic-quality personal home 3D experience)
- Direct upload of 3D video to YouTube®
Roxio VideoLab 3D is compatible with a broad range of PC hardware, including all major graphics cards and 3D display technologies. This is a key advantage for personal computer manufacturers introducing 3D technologies across a range of models. To do this, Sonic has teamed with industry leaders such as ATI, Intel, and NVIDIA to deliver support for both PC monitors (passive polarized and active shutter) as well as current and upcoming 3D-enabled HDTVs.
Part of Sonic's Total 3D initiative aimed at furthering the 3D home market, Roxio VideoLab 3D is one of the 3D-enabled products and services the company will introduce this year for PC OEMs, consumer electronics manufacturers, and retailers.
Roxio enables consumers to easily manage, share, and enjoy personal digital media content and, through Roxio RoxioNow™, conveniently access premium Hollywood entertainment from a broad range of connected devices. A wide array of leading technology companies, businesses and developers rely on Roxio applications, services and technologies to bring innovative digital media functionality to next-generation devices and platforms.
Roxio is a division of Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC), headquartered in Novato, California.
Forward Looking Statements
This release may contain forward-looking statements that are based upon current expectations, including the launch, distribution, and market acceptance of Roxio VideoLab 3D. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of various risks and uncertainties, including those discussed in Sonic Solutions' annual and quarterly reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release should be read in conjunction with Sonic Solutions' most recent annual report on Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and other reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which contain a more detailed discussion of the Company's business including risks and uncertainties that may affect future results. Sonic Solutions does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements.
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