I/O Partners Tours with Smoke/Flame
Irving, Texas September
25, 2003 -I/O Partners announces their upcoming road show
promoting smoke 6.0 and flame 8.0 on SGI's hottest
new visual workstation platform, Tezro. I/O will visit Austin,
and Minneapolis during the three week tour beginning the second
week of October. Prior to that, I/O will be offering private
demonstrations of smoke on Tezro at their Irving facility.
The powerful new release of smoke
6.0 was re-architected to provide Total Resolution Freedom
in a robust non-linear editing and finishing system. This
provides editors with complete flexibility to edit media at
any resolution, aspect ratio and frame rate in a single timeline,
to mix them in compositions and to master to any desired output
format. smoke is the only editing system in the industry
with real-time 10- and 12-bit 4:4:4 (RGB) media support for
uncompressed 2K, HD and SD.
flame 8.0 is Discreet's high-performance
visual effects system, designed to empower digital artists
to work interactively on projects ranging from intensely complex
visual effects of feature film to the fast paced sessions
of online commercial spots. Digital artists around the world
have come to rely on the Academy Award®-winning technology
of flame to help them realize their creative visions.
Silicon Graphics Tezro workstation is designed
to eliminate many inherent bottlenecks within typical digital
video systems by allowing data to be transferred between the
various components at much higher rates. It can deliver up
to two real-time streams of uncompressed HDTV(1080/24P) at
10-bit/component with superior 4:4:4 (RGB) sampling as well
as playback at 2K 10-bits.This makes Tezro one of the highest
performing online workstations for high quality HDTV and film
Bill Porter, I/O's VP Sales stated, "
This latest release of smoke offers a fantastic all-in-one
integrated creative editing and finishing system with SD to
HD scalability and provides unmatched speed. This can definitely
mean a high investment return for post facilities choosing
the combo of smoke 6.0 or flame 8.0 on SGI's
Tezro. We are going on the road to supplement Discreet's Exploration
Road Show that begins October 1 in Chicago. The Exploration
tour is coming to Dallas on November 11th and will feature
smoke, flame, burn, lustre, and
Now We want to concentrate on smoke/flame on
Tezro this new workstation is quite hot at the moment."
I/O Partners, Inc. is high performance
systems integrator based in Irving, Texas with office in St.
Louis and Houston. I/O Partners' solutions are targeted at
the users of advanced computing platforms from such computer
vendors as Silicon Graphics, Inc.(sgi). I/O Partners has been
distinguished as one of the fastest growing companies in America
by Dunn and Bradstreet's Entrepreneur publication, is one
of the largest integrators of Discreet, a division of Autodesk,
Inc. and is recognized as the leader in innovation for post,
broadcast, storage and networking integrations.