ADS bounces back with affordable HDV-compatible Sony&Ulead editing/authoring bundles

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Originally posted 22-04-2005, 17:02 #1

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ADS Tech may have taken a significant knock from Adobe's decision to stop supplying its video editing suite to hardware makers for bundling with low-priced cards but it's bounced back hard by launching two affordable HDV editing and DVD-authoring packages – one based around the latest Sony Vegas+DVD pairing, the other centring on Ulead MediaStudio Pro 7 and DVD Workshop 2.0.

Check out our story here.

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22-04-2005, 17:08 #2
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That would be very good news, particularly the Ulead one which should appear at sensible consumer price.

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22-04-2005, 17:46 #3
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Now live.

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22-04-2005, 18:04 #4
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Thanks for the info Bob
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22-04-2005, 18:28 #5
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John,

Happy to be of service.

Cough!

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22-04-2005, 18:50 #6
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Hi
Quote from the article (Edit: as originally posted):
"...and includes two useful bits of hardware. One is a Pyro 1394 PCI card (the 64-bit version with three six-pin 1394a sockets)."

And the ADS web site lists the dimensions of the FW card included in the Pyro Studio as 5"x3.2."

This couldn't be a 64-bit card - its nearly 2" too short to be a 64-bit slotted PCI card. Actually the pictures on both web sites clearly show a 32-bit card, but with the 3.3-volt second cut-out slot to allow it to work with current low-voltage PCI slot configuration - presumably mostly 64-bit.
This ADS describe as "64-bit compatible" and "supports 64-bit PCI slots."

So there isn't any concern about compatibility with the average Intel/AMD mobo user.
(And the FW card would presumably work well in Mac computers as they have 64-bit slots).

Cheers

BTW there are 64-bit FW cards, but only multiple-channel FW800 ones need 64-bit bandwidth (and they need to be either 66MHz or PCI-X).

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22-04-2005, 19:44 #7
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Paul,

Thanks for the info - I've put this right.

And thanks, too, for the additional info that John Price emailed - subsquent to having emailed ADS on our behalf.

Oh, and thanks to Mike McCoy, top man at ADS, for responding so promptly.

Cheers

Bob C
(Who just loves the ability to put right stuff like this)

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23-04-2005, 03:08 #9
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I think we are stating to see the falllout of Adobe's stupidity:

Sometimes I do wonder what marketing people are thinking of. Adobe has been battleing to keep market share, and the main source has been the bundled OEM deals. Sure the has been some creative ebay unbundling but in thisi day and age of Pirated software, Adobe was still SELLING the original package. The question is always IF the software were not bundled would the user have chosed the Adobe Package. Well now we will see, and with Sony and Ulead getting more aggressive, I predict that Adobe will come to regret this move.

The second deal that I still think Adobe is making a serious mistake is buying Macromedia for about 60 times earnings. It is one thing to look at a company and envy the product lline and market share, it is another to SERIOUSLY OVERPAY. 60 times earnings (approx) is a highly questionable deal when the rest of that market segment is selling for about 30 times earnings. 3.4 billion is a lot of dosh, and at the end of the day it will be interesting to see how much the market and the Adobe share holders benefit. The Marcromedia shareholders are probably laughing all the way to the bank.

John

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Ulead Bundled MP7

It's good that this is being bundled. But will it work.!!!!!!!!!!!!
Under Windows 98 Ulead was the quickest, most accuarate,and user friendly
programme to use. But with the intervention of XP, the ability to put in more than 4mins. with sound in some formats became impossible. I assist in making full length amateur movies, and we have been driven to using sometimes up to 6 different programmes to complete the movie, and adding a month to 6 weeks in extra editing time.
After repeated calls to UK Ulead we were told that no patch was available for XP.
Do I now understand that this has been cured.??????????????

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Hi J.H.

Tagging onto this thread isn't the best place IMHO to have a moan at Ulead

I use Ulead Media Studio Pro 7 with Windows 2000 & XP & I don't understand your need for an XP patch.

What exactly it the problem?

Updates, how many do you want/
http://www.ulead.com/tech/msp/msp_ftp.htm

Regards

John

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