New Version of Rohde and Schwarz R&S CLIPSTER Debuts


Rohde & Schwarz just demo’ed a new version of the DCI and IMF mastering product CLIPSTER. Version 6.6 offers new software features and hardware configurations. It processes images in realtime up to 4K 120p and offers a broad range of professional media file formats. Thanks to baseband SDI and integrated tools, R&S CLIPSTER can also be used in various post production workflows. The workstation’s key benefits include excellent stability, DCI and IMF mastering, color format conversion to SDR and HDR as well as comprehensive codec support. Users can output numerous preset professional formats with the help of an output wizard, thereby saving valuable time.

R&S CLIPSTER can generate digital cinema packages (DCP), interoperable mastering format packages (IMF) and AS11 and AS02 packages, delivering excellent quality, reliability and performance. R&S CLIPSTER enables robust video playback for quality control, evaluation and approval as well as playout to tape via SDI, DisplayPort and HDMI with 16 embedded SDI audio channels or 16 AES/EBU channels. This gives the user a high degree of flexibility when creating complex final formats.

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