updated 03:00 am EDT, Mon April 19, 2004
Apple HD editing system
Apple and Matsushita have jointly developed an : "Apple has developed editing software that can perform on a single personal computer such tasks as processing images and adding subtitles, based on Matsushita data compression and VCR control technologies, among others. Apple's video-editing software and PCs will be compatible with a VCR that Matsushita will release next month. The price of the package, comprising the VCR, PC and editing software, will be a little less than 4 mln yen...Matsushita and Apple are also currently developing a high-definition TV editing system, due to be released next year, that records onto SD Cards instead of videotape."
The new system consists of a device that replays and edits recorded tapes and software that edits visual images and inserts subtitles, the officials said, while the functions can be performed on a computer screen, according to reports.