If it is true that
1. We have seen the last consumer video tape transport development (MV)
2. ATSC data rates and storage requirements mandate reference based compression methods (MPEG).
3. The FCC truely does mandate ATSC compliance in 2006.
4. Manufacturers make good on there 2007 blue laser promises.
5. OLEDs make CRT's go away
reference based compression (MPEG) direct to recordable disk will be the norm, and soon.
If an idiot like me can see it, the smart guys at Adobe, Canopus and the rest are already working on NON DV nle.
Why isn't anyone talking about MPEG based NLE?
I don't get it?
Good question. MPEG2 files are very difficult to edit accurqately with good quality. Pinnacle had a wonderful prodcut called the DC1000 that was way ahead of it's time. It captured into MPEG2 and it allowed you to edit it in real-time.
Ulead Media Studio Pro supports MPEG2 editing. I expect most software to be able to edit MPEG2 files eventually. For now DV is still the aquisition mode of choice for our marketplace.
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