Blackmagic's Multibridge Extreme 2k Capabilities Demo at Siggraph 2006

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2K Feature Film Workflow Demonstrated on

Blackmagic Design's

Multibridge Extreme as part of 1 Beyond's Professional Workstation and Storage Solution at Siggraph 2006

SIGGRAPH: Boston, MA USA - July 27, 2006 -- Blackmagic Design today announced that Multibridge Extreme will be used to demonstrate 2K and real time 10 bit HD on Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0, using 1 Beyond‘s new OctoFlex 8-processor professional workstation, and IntelliRaid FC-XPR™ at Siggraph, in 1 Beyond‘s booth, #206.

1 Beyond‘s OctoFlex is capable of handling uncompressed 2K and 4K film, multiple layers of uncompressed real-time effects and high-resolution HD projects using Windows XP. 1 Beyond‘s IntelliRaid FC-XPR features 16 SATA2 drives with RAID 6 protection and dual 4 Gigabit Fibre which can achieve over 500 MB/s or over 1 GB/s aggregate, in a SAN configuration.

As part of a Special Siggraph Offer from 1 Beyond:

Blackmagic Multibridge Pro / 1 Beyond OctoFlex System for only $11,995 US.


Ø 1.75 TB High Performance Storage

Ø 2 GB Memory

Ø 5.1 Surround Sound speakers

Ø 24” High Resolution (1920x1200) LCD Monitor

Ø Wireless KB and Optical Mouse

Ø Adobe Premiere Pro ver. 2.0

Ø all HD, SD, and video and audio analog connections using Multibridge Pro

Multibridge Pro is the newest breakout box-based HD/SD editing solution with PCI Express that instantly transforms into a standalone converter when disconnected from the computer. It is specifically designed for customers who don't need the high performance 2K resolution film editing features, but do require specific connections more focused on the needs of broadcast and high end HD and SD post production.

Whether its compositing or editing, this Siggraph‘s unbeatable Value/Power combination is Blackmagic Design and 1 Beyond!

About 1 Beyond

1 Beyond, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of professional PC-based video editing, compositing and storage systems at a fraction of the cost of traditional high-end systems. This value leadership is due to constant technical innovation, including 10 years of industry firsts. 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 both compressed and uncompressed HD. The company offers a wide range of systems including award-winning laptops, desktops, mobiles and Storage Area Networks used in all phases of editing and compositing. All 1 Beyond systems are designed with true open architecture and built on world standards. This ensures the customer a continued upgrade path and hence, the longest period for ROI and non-obsolescence. For more information visit


About Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design manufactures the world‘s highest quality video cards and converters for the post-production and television broadcast industries. The Multibridge and DeckLink family of leading quality video products have changed the post-production industry and made HDTV more affordable for everyone. Blackmagic was founded by some of the world's leading editors and engineers from the post-production industry. This industry knowledge and experience is constantly fed back into our products allowing us to introduce the most amazing, creative tools for the industry. For more information, visit


Blackmagic Design has operations in the USA, the Netherlands, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia.

Blackmagic Design Worldwide Press Contacts

USA and Europe press enquiries, contact Victoria Battison

Tel: +1 408-779-4476 /

Japan press enquiries, contact Jumpei Suzuki

Tel: +03-5444-8078 /

SE Asia and China press enquiries, contact Glen Tay

Tel: +65 9791 4446 /



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