Digital Ordnance Announces Frame Thrower™ HD-SDI Playback for Film, HDTV and Digital Cinema

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Digital Ordnance has chosen the 2006 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference to release the latest addition to the Company’s Frame Thrower™ line of reliable, real-time uncompressed 2K/4K HD playback systems: Frame Thrower™ HD-SDI.

Digital Ordnance has chosen the 2006 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference to release the latest addition to the Company’s Frame Thrower™ line of reliable, real-time uncompressed 2K/4K HD playback systems: Frame Thrower™ HD-SDI.

Used in the production of over 100 films including Chronicles of Narnia, Underworld, Van Helsing, Flight Plan, and Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Frame Thrower™ has quickly established itself as the scalable, cost effective high-performance playback system for film, HDTV and HD projection systems. Frame Thrower™ HD-SDI delivers the most accurate results possible using completely uncompressed images and preserving at least 10 bits per color component from source material to screen, at 2048x1080. Beyond production workflows, Frame Thrower™ HD-SDI fully supports high-performance playback of content destined for digital cinema and multi-screen venues.

Frame Thrower™ software features a browser based user interface and supports multi-user, collaborative production workflows. “Customers have requested HD SDI (High Definition Serial Digital Interface) for the last few months and we’re excited to take the Frame Thrower™ line to the next level of performance” said Daryll Strauss, President, Digital Ordnance.

“Frame Thrower™ allowed us to manage a huge volume of work from multiple companies and still maintain quality. Throughout the project, Digital Ordnance provided outstanding support. I wouldn’t want to make another film without a Frame Thrower™ said Randy Starr, Visual Effects Producer, Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.

Visitors attending NAB can experience the newest Frame Thrower™ HD-SDI at the Hilton in Suites 2064/2065 Tuesday April 25th from 5pm to 9pm and Wednesday April 26th from 8am to 11am.

About Digital Ordnance:

Digital Ordnance is the leading developer of proprietary technology solutions digital content developers, visual effects artists and broadcast networks rely on to collaboratively produce, edit and playback high quality digital content. Digital Ordnance’s mission is to provide global film and digital content developers with state-of-the-art solutions targeting the highest quality digital content, best-in-class production asset utilization, collaborative content development, and reduced project timelines. As a leading provider of creative digital effects solutions for film and post-production industries, Digital Ordnance’s Frame Thrower™ has been used in over 100 films including Chronicles of Narnia, Failure to Launch, Underworld: Evolution, Van Helsing, Flight Plan, Master & Commander, The Far Side of The World, and Mr. & Mrs. Smith. For additional information please visit http://www.digitalordnance.com or call 310-733-3001. Digital Ordnance is located at 1724 Rockefeller Lane, Redondo Beach CA.

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