Boris FX, a leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film production, will be showing the next version of its award-winning application, Boris RED at the NAB 2003 convention in Las Vegas. Boris RED 3GL, an integrated 3D compositing, titling and effects application now implements OpenGL, delivering unprecedented performance at an affordable price to more than 20 nonlinear editing applications, according to Boris Yamnitsky, founder/president of Boris FX. The new compositing software also features more than 30 dynamic new filters, tools and technologies. "Boris RED 3GL is the first product that allows video editors to take advantage of OpenGL technology, the industry's foundation for high-performance graphics, directly inside their NLEs," said Yamnitsky. "OpenGL support is the latest in a long list of features that Boris RED was the first to integrate into NLEs, including native vector titling and graphics, motion tracking, vector paint and rotoscoping, and advanced 2D and 3D compositing." Other new highlights include:
- Standalone NLE integration for Avid and Final Cut Pro with Automatic Duck Composition Exporter, as well as Media 100 Program Export - Plug-in integration for Sonic Foundry Vegas Video - Video output to television monitor using Matrox Parhelia, Pinnacle Cinewave, AJA, Canopus, Media 100 cards and others and video out through FireWire - Animated 2D and 3D charts featuring user input and spreadsheet import - Enhanced animation includes new interpolations and automatic keyframe generation - Expanded support for Photoshop 7 and Illustrator 10 files
Boris RED 3GL will ship in the second quarter of 2003 for $1,595. Customers purchasing Boris RED 2.5 or Boris Motion Graphics Pack after April 3, 2003 will receive a free upgrade to Boris RED 3GL. Check out the Boris FX Website for pricing structures for upgrades. Boris RED 3GL will be shown at NAB from April 7-10, in booth # SL1539 of the Las Vegas Convention Center and on the Boris Motion Graphics Tour beginning in May 2003. For more details about the Motion Graphics Tour, visit www.borisfx.com.