The CG-300 is a Windows-based character generator designed for live production and post production. Different functions are assigned to different sub-programs, including Display List Editor, Preview Window, Media Catalogs, and Title Composer. The CG-300 will work with a Blackmagic Design Decklink HD Extreme 3D (included) or AJA Kona card, as a downstream keyer or as key and fill sources (depending on the card). Note: Key and fill is only available via SDI or HD-SDI.
Datavideo CG300-KIT Features: Support for resolutions from 320x240 to 1080i HD Supports both downstream keying (DSK) and key & fill. Note: Key and fill is only available via SDI or HDSDI. Anti-aliased characters with leading, kerning and tracking, with two edge and three shadow styles for each character. 32-bit color support with transparency. Color can be selected by adjusting RGB or HLS levels. Create smooth gradients between any 2 colors in the characters, edges, shadows, and shapes. Character attributes can be drawn with custom textures (marble, wood grain, etc). As many as 16 different textures can be used on each page. Up to 32 shapes per page. Each shape can be set to a solid color, semi-transparent color, a color gradient, or a texture. The shapes can be edged, colored, sized, italicized, and rotated just like text characters. Up to 16 full-color logos can fine-positioned, overlapped, sized, etc. just like characters. 1,000 Nameable Layers - Text, logos, and shapes can be placed on multiple layers, each independent of the others. Support for BMP, JPG, GIF, PCX, TIF and TGA images. Text Style Gallery - One button access to your 64 user-defined text styles. Typefaces - each page can use up to 25 Truetype different typefaces. Character height, width, angle and rotation all customizable, and independent from letter to letter. Variable character and edge blurs, independent of each other.
Blackmagic Decklink HD Extreme 3D Card Datavideo CG300-KIT Specifications: Video Inputs & Outputs: SD/HD-SDI (10-bit), SD/HD component, S-Video, HDMI Audio Inputs & Outputs: AES/EBU unbalanced 2 channel, up to 16 channels via HD-SDI, up to 8 channels via SD-SDI, 2 channels balanced XLR, 2 channels via HDMI Supported Formats: NTSC, PAL, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Recommended Hardware for Datavideo CG Software: Windows NT 4, 2000, XP, Vista Processor: Intel Pentium 2GHz or higher Memory: 2 GB or higher for Windows XP / 4 GB or higher for Windows Vista and Windows 7 Pro Motherboard/Slots: High speed PCI-E 1 lane connection for maximum real time effects. Compatible with 1, 4, 8, 16 lane slot (1) available USB port for dongle key VGA card with at least 16-bit color (32-bit recommended)