1 Beyond Unveils New Line of LTO-5 Archiving Systems at NAB 2011

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-- Company Announces New Wrangler FlexVTR™ Disk and LTO-5 Archive Recorder with Sony SRW Emulator and the latest Wrangler Mini3D DDR/Viewer for HD-SDI -- Somerville, MA, March 28th 2011 —1 Beyond™, Inc., a leading provider of high performance video production and post production systems, today announced it will unveil new archiving products based on the LTO-5 Linear Tape File System (LTFS) standard at NAB (Las Vegas Convention Center, April 9-14, booth # SL10420). 1 Beyond will also demonstrate the latest members of its Wrangler line and, together with leading industry partners, show how its innovative portfolio encompasses all phases the 2D/3D digital workflow for production and post-production, now including camera setup, record, video assist, backup/archive, review, graded dailies, edit and finish, and final archive. New Wrangler FlexVTR™ Disk and LTO-5 Tape Archive Recorder: First demonstrated at the Hollywood Post Alliance Tech Retreat and awarded a "Best Innovative Technology Demo" award, the new line of archiving systems allows users to easily record, review, add metadata and catalog media assets stored in the new LTO-5/LTFS standard. The new, 1 Beyond Wrangler FlexVTR™ archive recorder is a cost-effective file-based, digital recording and archiving system. Available immediately for $16,995, the new multi-purpose Wrangler FlexVTR can be used: • As a tape deck replacement on-set, including direct Sony SRW replacement. • To backup and archive in one step on-set. • To preserve deteriorating tape libraries and other media assets to the new universal LTO-5 standard. Users can record from virtually any legacy tape deck or SDI source to over 35 formats. • To transfer camera digital media content faster than real-time to Wrangler FlexVTRs high performance disk array, removable data magazines, LTO-5 tape or any combination. The Wrangler FlexVTR is packaged in a 4U rack-mount chassis for easy rack, vehicle or portable case mounting. The VTR control software is designed with quick and easy controls using a built-in 8" touch screen, using standard VTR functions as well as optional Sony SRW protocol controls. “The LTO-5 is quickly becoming the industry standard for digital long-life archiving. Our new Wrangler FlexVTR Disk and LTO-5 recorder is the flexible and cost effective answer to preserving your deteriorating tape libraries, but the value does not stop there: we designed it to do much more, for example, handling current digital media archiving as well,� explains Terry Cullen, 1 Beyond’s CEO and Founder. Also to be demoed at NAB will be the new Wrangler LTO-5 Off-Load Station and the Wrangler Pro portable field ingest, editing and playback system now featuring LTO-5 support. In addition, visitors to the 1 Beyond booth will get a sneak-peak at the Company’s next generation modular recorder/duplicator/archive product. The soon to be available next generation of systems is based on several years of on-set and field experience working with customers from the largest studios to independent producers. The latest 1 Beyond Wrangler Mini3D™ DDR/Viewer Also being introduced at NAB is the latest 1 Beyond Wrangler Mini3D™ DDR/Viewer. It records from virtually all single and dual HD-SDI cameras including ARRI, RED, Sony, Panasonic, Vision Research, Weisscam and more in 2D & 3D, compressed, uncompressed and RAW. Available now for $16,995, this all-in-one recorder/viewer with 10" high-res screen built-in is the most cost effective 3D recorder available with this level of recording capability. It can also be used for multi-purposes in smaller productions including video assist, auto off-load and verify using its USB3 and eSATA ports. Innovative 2D/3D Production to Post-production Digital Workflow Designed to create a smooth end-to end open architecture solution that connects every step of the 2D/3D workflow on-set and in studio, 1 Beyond’s portfolio encompasses all phases of production and post-production including camera setup, record, video assist, backup/archive, review, graded dailies, edit, finish and final archive. 1 Beyond’s technology will also be showcased by the following companies: • ASSIMILATE Inc. -- at The Renaissance Hotel -- 1 Beyond Wrangler Pro with Assimilate software. • Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. -- Booth C10308 -- 1 Beyond Wrangler Mini3D for SI recording. • The Studio -- B&H -- Booth C10418 -- 1 Beyond Wrangler Pro with Assimilate. • IRIDAS -- Booth SL7927 -- 1 Beyond Wrangler Mini3D for SI recording with IRIDAS software. • P+S Technik GmbH -- Booth C9748 -- 1 Beyond Wrangler Mini3D for HD-SDI recording. • Ultrium LTO Consortium -- Booth N6619 -- 1 Beyond Wrangler FlexVTR Archive Recorder and 1 Beyond Wrangler Pro with built-in LTO-5. • Binocle -- Booth C6037 -- 1 Beyond Wrangler Mini3D for SI recording with dual HD-SDI. About 1 Beyond Founded in 1996, 1 Beyond, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high performance video production and post production, digital workflow and storage systems for video professionals at a fraction of the cost of traditional high-end systems. This value leadership is due to constant technical innovation and numerous industry firsts, now extended into 3D workflows. 1 Beyond delivers turnkey video end-to-end solutions that provide customers with the highest performance and quality digital workflow in all video formats including 3D, HD, 2K and 4K. The company offers a wide range of systems including the new 2D / 3D workflow products, laptops, desktops, mobiles, and Storage Area Networks used in all workflow phases. All 1 Beyond systems are designed with true open architecture and built on world standards, ensuring the customer a continued upgrade path and hence, the longest period for ROI and non-obsolescence. For more information, visit

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or call 877-One-Beyond. ©2011 1 Beyond. All rights reserved. 1 Beyond, 1 Beyond Wrangler, 1 Beyond Wrangler Pro, 1 Beyond Super Wrangler 1 Beyond Wrangler Mini3D 1 Beyond Wrangler FlexVTR Archive Recorder and 1 Beyond Wrangler Pro are trademarks of 1 Beyond, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

The new, 1 Beyond Wrangler FlexVTRâ„¢ archive recorder is a cost-effective file-based, digital recording and archiving system. Available immediately for $16,995.

The new, 1 Beyond Wrangler FlexVTRâ„¢ archive recorder is a cost-effective file-based, digital recording and archiving system. Available immediately for $16,995.

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