Does Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 14 Pose a Threat to Avid, Adobe or Apple?

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Blackmagic Design's just-announced DaVinci Resolve 14 has added robust sound-editing features, making it an even more compelling NLE at a price point that's hard to beat ($299). Does it now pose a threat to the big three: Avid, Apple, or Adobe?

Writes Philip Hodgetts, "The one company that – mid term – is most threatened is Avid. Resolve has already replaced Avid’s excellent (but left to die) Symphony grading and with major audio improvements – integrating their Fairlight purchase – and shared project upgrades directly threaten core focuses of Media Composer and ProTools."

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VITEC'S MGW Ace is the First HEVC Encoder to Receive the U.S. Department of Defense's JITC Certification

VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced that its MGW Ace Encoder — the industry-leading HEVC video streaming appliance engineered to deliver broadcast-grade, low-latency video streams — is the first HEVC encoder to receive certification from the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). JITC also certified VITEC's MGW Pico and Pico TOUGH encoders.