High End Systems'

upgraded Catalyst Pro v3.2 now offers six layers of digital media for real-time rendering, with full effects capabilities on each layer. New digital media libraries have also been added. Catalyst now features SDI video input for real-time video capturing and is shipping with SCSI drives.

Other features include: a road-cased unit with Apple Power Mac G5; 15" LCD monitor; DV1 dual video distribution amplifier; Interface Box; multiple media libraries, including Artbeats, Feedback Video, and A Luna Blue; two independent video signals that can be configured as one output with preview or two outputs to separate devices; cross-fading between all six layers; rotation of images on x, y, and z axes; ability to overlay still images or movies; over 50 real-time color effects; over 30 real-time geometric effects; keystone correction on vertical and horizontal planes; RS232 serial control of playback devices and video switchers; aspect ratio adjustments; color mixing; frame-accurate playback between multiple layers and media servers; audio trigger for Spectrograph (wave form generator); DMX and Midi input (optional equipment required); RS422 control (Sony 9-pin protocol); graphical user interface.