Matrox Ships Worldâ€™s First Professional I/O Card With Onboard H.264 Encoding Accelerator
Matrox Mojito MAX Now Available Worldwide at $995 U.S
MONTREAL – Nov. 3, 2011 — Matrox® Video Products Group today announced the immediate availability of Matrox Mojitoâ„˘ MAXâ„˘, an SDI/HDMI/analog HD/SD video and professional audio I/O card that includes an onboard Matrox MAX H.264 encoding accelerator.
Not only does Matrox Mojito MAX provide broadcast-quality input and output for leading editing apps including AdobeÂ® Creative SuiteÂ® 5.5 Production Premium, AppleÂ® Final Cut StudioÂ® and Final Cut ProÂ® X, as well as the new AvidÂ® Media ComposerÂ® 6, it also lets users deliver H.264 files for the web, mobile devices, and Blu-ray up to five times faster than software alone without sacrificing quality. Other important features packed into this Âľ-length PCIe card include 10-bit hardware scaling and inexpensive HD monitoring with the unique Matrox HDMI Calibration Utility.
â€śThe time-saving benefits of our unique MAX H.264 accelerator have been long appreciated by users of our portable MXO2 I/O devices, but many customers have been asking for an economical card for Mac ProÂ® and PC workstations that can do the same job,â€ť said Alberto Cieri, senior director of sales and marketing at Matrox. â€śMojito MAX nicely addresses the need for a single-slot card with SDI, HDMI, and analog I/O plus H.264 encoding speed and quality â€” all at a breakthrough price point.â€ť
Price and availability
Matrox Mojito MAX can now be ordered through authorized dealers worldwide. Priced at $995 U.S. (ÂŁ749, â‚¬799) not including local taxes, the Matrox Mojito MAX kit includes the card plus a complete video/audio I/O breakout cable and an HDMI cable.
Matrox Video Products Group is a technology and market leader in the field of HD and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, DVD/Blu-ray authoring, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, clip/still stores, and CGs. Matrox's Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, post-production facilities, project studios, corporate communicators, and videographers worldwide. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information visit www.matrox.com/video.