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ediusneo2_promo_prPanasonic bundles EDIUS Neo 2 software with selected AVCCAM tapeless camcorders

Wiesbaden, Germany, 28 May, 2009: Panasonic Broadcast and IT Systems (PBITS) Europe is now including Grass Valley’s new EDIUS Neo 2 editing software for free, with purchases of its AG-HMC71EU and AG-HMC151EU AVCCAM tapeless camcorders using the slogan “Professional editing at a glance – just solid state!”.

The bundle is applicable to all units purchased and registered on Panasonic’s website from April 1st 2009 until March 1st 2010. Users will receive a product ID enabling them to install the Edius Neo 2 software after registering at Panasonic’s dedicated website. 

For full offer details and terms and conditions users have to go to:

Nela Pertl, Market Intelligence Manager at Panasonic PBITS said: “Panasonic is always looking at ways to make professional video production more cost effective, without sacrificing on quality and functionality. The EDIUS Neo 2 editing suite is a versatile software package that provides the perfect complement to these highly reliable and efficient camcorders. We’re confident that this latest offer will be of significant interest to a wide range of video professionals looking for a top quality HD recording and editing solution.”

“The Grass Valley EDIUS Neo 2 software bundled with these Panasonic AVCCAM cameras ensures that users will not only be able to acquire high-quality, high definition footage, but can edit that footage creatively as well, even when shot in PH mode,” said Mark Narveson, Director of International Product Marketing, Desktop & Enterprise Solutions for Grass Valley.

Grass Valley’s EDIUS Neo 2 editing suite provides multi-format video editing capabilities, up to 24mbps, and in full HD resolution. It supports native editing of various formats including AVCHD, HDV, DV, Windows Media and QuickTime and provides a realtime workflow that support mixing of all formats within the same timeline.


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