Friday, April 23, 1999
Spruce Technologies Delivers Video and Audio Encoder For DVD at a Breakthrough Price
Spruce Technologies announces its introduction of the MPX3000(tm) encoder card for DVD video and audio encoding, as well as the optional Spruce ACXpress(tm) which supports 5.1 channel Dolby Digital Surround Sound. The MPX3000 is an integrated PCI card that delivers pristine picture quality using C-Cube’s Dvxpert(tm) single-chip codec, as well as superior 2-channel Dolby Digital audio encoding. The MPX-3000 is available as part of an integrated DVDStation(tm) encoding and authoring system with the customer’s choice of DVDMaestro(tm) or DVDConductor(tm) authoring software.
MPX3000 uses Motorola’s Onyx 56301 DSP which provides audio support for 2-channel Dolby Digital real time encoding. Support for 5.1 channel Dolby Digital surround sound is available with an optional Spruce ACXpress(tm) 5100 PCI card. Digital AES/EBU inputs and output are provided as is an option for analog I/O. Spruce Technologies can be reached at 408/861-2200 or on the World Wide Web at: