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Globalstor Unveils Economical, Feature-Rich Automated DVD and Digital Video Dailies Solution for Video Professionals at NAB

DVD TransPro-DD Offers Automated Real-time Capture, DVD Encoding and Streaming Media Formats

LAS VEGAS, NV April 14, 2005 NAB Booth #SU9363:

This week at NAB, Globalstor Data announces the new DVD TransPro-DD. Ideal for the rigorous demands of the professional video production industry, the DVD TransPro-DD burns daily “takes” or “rough cuts” directly to industry standard DVD-R media for convenient, view-anywhere, random access to the day’s shoot. To ensure faster, easier dailies production and considerable savings in video production time and money the DVD TransPro-DD include features such as: thumbnail images, multiple titles, watermark capabilities, output in Windows Media and QuickTime formats for digital dailies applications. The DVD TransPro-DD is al so ideal for video streaming production and long-term video archival.

Supporting the industry’s broadest selection of high-quality image file formats, DVD TransPro-DD offers film professionals a powerful means of electronic dailies distribution. Featuring a real-time capture and encode, source preview/confidence check window, DVD Authoring as well as streaming media format output, DVD TransPro DD is a clear improvement over tape-based solutions .

“The new DVD TransPro-DD seamlessly blends professional demands for performance and features that enhance creativity, giving video professionals a greater value and competitive edge," said Scott Leif, President of Globalstor Data Corp. "In addition, it is the unmatched ease-of-use and economy that makes the DVD TransPro DD appealing to mid-range corporate applications as well, where the solution can be used by someone with little or no authoring experience.”

NTSC and PAL compatible, the DVD TransPro DD is configured with Dual Xeon CPUs and 1024MB RAM running Windows XP Pro. A SATA-based 250GB hard drive and a high performance 16X DVD-R drive ensures, quick project turnaround as well as the ease-of-use and application flexibility. The DVD TransPro DD includes a 17" LCD/flat panel monitor (touch screen optional) with a matching keyboard and mouse.

The DVD TransPro DD imports time code, chapter points and chapter names with scene and take information from any ASCII standard EDL (Edit Decision List) from the associated dailies video and creates a DVD-R disc with complete, random access, DVD menu control to as many as 99 chapters per title with up to 99 titles per DVD Disk. For added flexibility, chapters can be re-arranged or deleted prior to output to the DVD with the push of a button. DVD TransPro-DD will also prompt the user to change reels or tapes when more than one EDL is being used. The DVD TransPro DD can also be used to store a copy of the DVD image or on the hard drive or network drive that can be recalled at anytime to burn additional DVD copies, or for archival purposes.

Pricing and Availability
Available for direct sale through Globalstor Data or to OEMs for development into specific applications, the DVD TransPro DD is now shipping with a two-year factory warranty. DVD TransPro DD has an MSRP of $14,151 and includes SDI, Component and composite video inputs as well as Balanced, un-balanced and digital audio inputs. Packaged in a sleek tower, DVD TransPro DD is also available in an optional 5U rack mount solution incorporating 6TB or 9TB of fault tolerant storage ideal for an all in one centralized capture, archival or streaming media sever.

About Globalstor Data
Headquartered in Chatsworth, CA, Globalstor Data Corporation is a leading distributor of high performance RAID, SAN and storage/video servers. Widely recognized for its value-added services, including systems integration and customer support, Globalstor is an OEM with a full spectrum of hardware and software support offering a full range of broadcast and video professional solutions including DVD Digital Video Dailies solutions, 2K and 4K Digital Intermediate solutions, as well as high-performance hi-definition video servers offering scaleable storage in excess of 28TB. Globalstor serves a worldwide customer base from its U.S. headquarters in Chatsworth, California and internationally through a strong foundation of over-seas resellers.