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nanoFlash and Nexto NVS2500

  1. 2. nanoFlash Portable HD Recorder Nexto NVS2500 Portable Media Backup
  2. 3. Introducing nanoFlash The World’s Smallest HD/SD Recorder / Player Convergent Design Inc Colorado Springs, CO
  3. 4. What is nanoFlash? <ul><li>Portable HD/SD-SDI / HDMI Recorder/Player </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizes High-Quality Sony XDCAM 422 CODEC </li></ul><ul><li>Stores Compressed Video / Uncompressed Audio on affordable Compact Flash Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Full-Raster 4:2:2 XDCAM 422 @180 Mbps; or I-Frame-Only @280Mbps </li></ul><ul><li>Visually indistinguishable from uncompressed </li></ul>12/21/09 Convergent Design
  4. 5. nanoFlash <ul><li>HD/SD-SDI and HDMI I/O; LTC - In </li></ul><ul><li>1080i60/50, 1080p/psf30/25/24, 720p60/50, 480i, 576i </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded or Analog Audio (Mic/Line) </li></ul><ul><li>Camcorder Mountable, Under 1 lb, Under 6 Watts </li></ul><ul><li>Two Compact Flash Slots </li></ul>12/21/09 Convergent Design
  5. 6. nanoFlash Video Sources 12/21/09 Convergent Design HD-SDI Cameras POV Cameras HDMI Cameras DSLRs (Future)
  6. 7. nanoFlash Record Menu 12/21/09 Convergent Design Total Recording Time Available (Minutes) Compact Flash Card #1 Level Detected Video Format Audio Level Meter Video Bit Rate Starting Time-Code Status / File Format Audio Level (dB) Current Time-Code Record Button Stop Button Playback Button Menu Navigation
  7. 8. nanoFlash Record Options <ul><li>Video Source: HD/SD-SDI or HDMI </li></ul><ul><li>Bit-Rate: (Long-GOP): 18/35/50/100/140/180 </li></ul><ul><li>Bit-Rate: (I-Frame): 100/140/180/220/280 </li></ul><ul><li>File Format: QT (QuickTime) / MXF / MPG </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Record Buffer (7 Sec) </li></ul><ul><li>Time-Lapse Recording (1 frame/HH:MM:SS) </li></ul><ul><li>3:2 Pulldown Removal (1080i60 -> 1080p24) </li></ul><ul><li>Time-Code Source: Embedded, LTC, or Internal, Including Time-of-Day </li></ul>12/21/09 Convergent Design
  8. 9. nanoFlash Record Options Cont’d <ul><li>Record Trigger: Record Button (on unit), Remote, or Trigger from Record Button on Camera (Incrementing Time-Code) </li></ul><ul><li>Future Updates: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Loop Recording </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Redundant Recording (same data on 2 cards) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over/Under Crank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8-Channel Audio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hot Swap </li></ul></ul>12/21/09 Convergent Design
  9. 10. Compact Flash Cards / Readers <ul><li>Low-cost, proven technology, much high-performance than SDHC </li></ul><ul><li>Typical Read Speed > 400 Mbps; 3X to 6X file transfer (over real-time) </li></ul><ul><li>All solid-state, no heads to crash or tapes to jam </li></ul><ul><li>USB, FireWire-800 and Express Card Readers </li></ul>12/21/09 Convergent Design USB 2.0 FW-800 ExpressCard 34
  10. 11. Compact Flash Recording Capacity (In Minutes) 12/21/09 Convergent Design <ul><li>Very Long Record Times: Over 5 Hours @ 50 Mbps </li></ul><ul><li>Hot-Swap will enable endless Recording </li></ul><ul><li>Loop Record overwrites oldest footage, runs 24/7 </li></ul>18 Mbps 50 Mbps 100 Mbps 180Mbps 280 Mbps Two 32 GB CF Cards 450 160 80 47 30 Two 64 GB CF Cards 900 320 160 94 60
  11. 12. Your Built-In CODEC is Limiting Your Quality CCD/CMOS Sensor(s) A/D Converters Video Processor Native Compression 25 Mbps, 1440x1080, 4:2:0 Tape / Memory Stick nanoFlash 220 Mbps, 1920x1080, 4:2:2 1394 / USB <ul><li>HD/SD-SDI (or HDMI) Output has never been compressed </li></ul><ul><li>nanoFlash effectively bypasses native compression </li></ul><ul><li>Higher Quality Video/Audio + Tapeless Workflow (QT, MXF) </li></ul><ul><li>Native audio compressed to 384Kbps; nanoFlash is uncompressed </li></ul>12/21/09 Convergent Design CF Cards HD/SD-SDI Or HDMI HD/SD Camera with SDI / HDMI Output CODEC Storage
  12. 13. Video Image Comparison 12/21/09 Convergent Design Long-GOP CODEC Stress Test Both Images Captured from Sony EX1 35Mbps 4:2:0 vs 100 Mbps 4:2:2 Note: This is an extreme condition, not representative of typical EX1 native performance.
  13. 14. Video Image Comparison 12/21/09 Convergent Design Long-GOP CODEC Stress Test Both Images Captured from Sony EX1 35Mbps 4:2:0 vs 100 Mbps 4:2:2 Note: This is an extreme condition, not representative of typical EX1 native performance.
  14. 15. On-Board Recorder 12/21/09 Convergent Design <ul><li>Mounts to most cameras via a Tripod to Hot-Shoe Adapter </li></ul><ul><li>One Battery Powers EX1 + nanoFlash for 3 Hours </li></ul><ul><li>Lightweight (under 1 lb), silent (no fans) </li></ul><ul><li>One HD-SDI Cable connection to camera </li></ul>Tripod Mount nanoFlash on Sony EX1
  15. 16. Acquisition Advantages <ul><li>Outstanding Video Quality, 100Mbps 4:2:2 is visually lossless in most applications </li></ul><ul><li>Low-Cost Compact Flash Media </li></ul><ul><li>Unmatched Portability </li></ul><ul><li>No need to rent/purchase HD Deck </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Replay on-set, no tape rewind/cue-up </li></ul><ul><li>Unique Record Functions: Record Buffer, Pull-Down Removal, Loop Record, etc </li></ul>12/21/09 Convergent Design
  16. 17. Workflow Advantages <ul><li>Universal NLE Support: Avid, FCP, Vegas, Edius and Premiere (with Main Concept Plugin) </li></ul><ul><li>No digitization, transfer files w/o transcode or re-wrap at 3X to 6X real-time </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Edit Direct from the CF Cards </li></ul><ul><li>No tape deck required </li></ul>12/21/09 Convergent Design
  17. 18. Media Management 12/21/09 Convergent Design <ul><li>Nexto Extreme ND2700: copy CF card -> internal 500GB drive </li></ul><ul><li>Back up 15 32-GB CF cards on one hand-held drive </li></ul><ul><li>XDCAM Optical Support via MXF File Format </li></ul><ul><li>Play footage in Sony Deck / Long-Term Archive </li></ul>
  18. 19. Who’s Using nanoFlash? <ul><li>Over 600 installed nanoFlash in 4 months! </li></ul><ul><li>Toshiba Helium Balloon shot at 98,000 feet </li></ul><ul><li>Major Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous Films </li></ul><ul><li>Independents </li></ul><ul><li>Sports, Race Cars, Helicopters, Underwater </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme heat, humidity, cold </li></ul>12/21/09 Convergent Design
  19. 20. nanoFlash Apps / Benefits <ul><li>Upgrade video / audio quality of existing camera (from 25/35 Mbps -> 280 Mbps 4:2:2) </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade to tapeless workflow </li></ul><ul><li>Portable HD Deck for Tradeshow / Client Review / Museums / Theme Park / Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>POV camera recorder </li></ul><ul><li>All Solid-State, lowest power, lightest weight </li></ul><ul><li>World’s Smallest Pro HD/SD Recorder/Player </li></ul>12/21/09 Convergent Design
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