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miroMOTION DC20 To Ship in Power Computing Systems


miro Computer Products, Inc., today announced an agreement to provide its award-winning miroMOTION DC20 to Power Computing, as the digital video solution for all product lines including PowerTower Pro, PowerTower, and PowerCenter systems. The miro MOTION DC20 gives Power Computing customers an easy-to-use, high-performance, video capture and editing solution delivering professional S-video quality editing.

"We're pleased to see Power Computing standardizing on miro as their digital video solution," said Michael Kuehn, CEO of miro Computer Products. "With the incredibly successful launch of the miro DC20 into the market, miro staked its position as the industry leader in bringing professional quality digital video at under $1000 to the market; teaming with Power Computing now reasserts our position as the driving force in the digital video market."

Power Computing, the first licensee of the Apple Mac OS, today announced complete AV solutions for all product lines. Customers are able to order any PowerPC-based system with the miroMOTION DC20 digital video card pre-installed. In addition to the miro card, Power Computing rounds out the AV solution offering by including Adobe Premiere LE for video editing and Adobe Photoshop LE for editing individual or sequences of frames.

"Power Computing is proud to include miro's high-performance graphics card as part of our new AV solution," said Bill Goins, director of product marketing at Power Computing. "The miroMOTION DC20 will now give Power Computing customers the ability to edit and store video back to tape with professional-level quality at an affordable price."

Award-winning Product

The DC20 has been recognized for technical preeminence, winning the Award of Excellence from Digital Video, the All Star Award from Multimedia World, the Best of Comdex title from BYTE Magazine, Videomaker's Best Desktop Video Product for Under $2,000, a Thumbs-Up rating from NewMedia, PC Graphics and Video's Highly Recommended rating and a Four-Star rating from MacWeek.

Professional Quality Video

Designed for professionals and serious video enthusiasts, the miroMOTION DC20 provides full-screen (640 x 480), full-motion digital video capture, editing, playback and print-to-tape capabilities at full 60-field S-Video quality.

The product is one of the first digital video editing solutions to take advantage of the increased bandwidth and throughput of PCI to deliver higher quality video output. By utilizing on-board Motion-JPEG compression Q at an astounding maximum data transfer rate of 3.5 MB/sec. and up to 5:1 compression ratio Q the miroMOTION DC20 provides optimal image quality.


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