BLU-RAY DISC ASSOCIATION
APPROVES SCENARIST UHD
Production-Ready Authoring Already Producing Titles For Ultra HD Blu-ray Launch

The Blu-ray Disc Association has certified Scenarist UHD as "production-ready" for Hollywood’s new Ultra HD Blu-ray titles. The BDA’s certification is a welcome acknowledgement of the hard work Scenarist’s support and engineering teams have done in collaboration with UHDG members and studio content owners have done to ensure a successful format launch early next year. The majority of titles being produced for launch are being authored with Scenarist UHD.

“To help ensure a successful Ultra HD Blu-ray launch it is vital to have proven authoring systems that enable Hollywood studios to produce titles with the ultimate in quality and compatibility. Scenarist has achieved the Blu-ray Disc Association’s testing requirements and is production ready for Ultra HD Blu-ray,” said John Town, Chairman of the Blu-ray Disc Association Commercialization Task Force. “In addition, Scenarist is helping to inform authoring facilities about Ultra HD Blu-ray through a series of technology seminars on the format."  


ULTRA HD BLU-RAY SEMINAR
TOKYO, JAPAN
Entire Tokyo Authoring Community Turns-out To Learn About New Format

The latest in Scenarist's series of Ultra HD Blu-ray seminars was hosted by Daikin Technologies for the authoring community in Tokyo Japan.  The event was heavily attended by representatives from every major authoring facility in Japan and as far away as Korea. The seminar agenda featured an introduction to the Ultra HD Blu-ray format, HDR technology overview, demonstrations of HEVC encoding and Scenarist UHD authoring, and more.  A guest speaker from Memory-Tech was also on-hand to offer insights into replication for Ultra HD Blu-ray.

Scenarist is continuing its Ultra HD Blu-ray seminar tour and will be visiting the following cities: London, Paris, New York, Burbank, and more to be announced. Please register with Scenarist if you are interested in attending one of the upcoming events.



SCENARIST READIES V6.2 FOR BD SYSTEMS
New Version With Workflow Enhancements, Dongle-less Licensing, and More

2015 has a been a banner year for Scenarist BD users with special upgrade offers from Scenarist Studio to Scenarist BD Pro and Pro Plus; solutions to many long-standing user issues; user-requested workflow enhancements; support for the latest immersive audio streams from DTS and Dolby and more. Now Scenarist is preparing v6.2 which continues to refine the industry standard authoring system in new ways with dongle-less licensing, more workflow optimizations and further user-identified bug fixes.

Scenarist v6.2 is targeted for release on November 30.

Owners of v6 may obtain the upgrade at no additional charge. Owners or early versions of Scenarist BD may easily upgrade to v6.0. Please contact us for more information.


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