|The FireWriter Character
Generator is FOCUS Enhancements latest breakthrough in video
character generation. We have borrowed many of the best features
from our TitleMaker and PowerScript product lines, and added a
IEEE-1394 (i.Link, FireWire) Input and Output.
In other words, we've done it again! FireWriter delivers
high-resolution,17.5 anti-aliased titles in a million colors.
Add in the ability to assign text attributes such as font,
color, shadow, outline, and size on a character by character
basis and the FireWriter CG spells "Winner" all the
FireWriter uses digital video technology to produce high quality
letters with smooth curves and sharp edges. It boasts sub-pixel,
17.5 ns resolution. Your sources and your MXProDV support the
IEEE-1394 interface, and now so can your character generator!
FireWriter supports full transcoding between analog and DV
inputs and outputs. All outputs are always active. When creating
your titles, outlines, backgrounds, and borders, you can select
from over a million colors giving your titles a unique
one-of-a-kind look and feel.
Choose from 26 built-in scalable fonts. Mix attributes on one
line so that each character can be enhanced with its own unique
drop shadow, font, font size, and color quickly and easily.
Special effects for transitions between title screens include
cuts, fades, wipes, rolls, crawls, and more. Each effect can be
executed at eight different speeds.
Built-in Ethernet support makes it easy to add FireWriter to
your network. Using industry standard TCP/IP protocol and FTP
commands you can save projects and graphics on your computer
then import them back to FireWriter easily and quickly. Want to
download and play projects directly over the Internet? It's a
snap with FireWriter!
Titles can be superimposed over video, full color, gradient and
JPEG graphic backgrounds. 256 levels of transparency can be
assigned to characters, outlines, shadows, and colors
independent of each other to create state of the art titles.
With FireWriter's on-board flash 16,000 character memory, you
can store multiple projects or hundreds of pages. FireWriter's
on-board flash memory even stores your projects when the unit is
unplugged. FireWriter's preview output allows you to create and
edit title pages without interrupting the incoming video signal.
Preview pages instantly before going live.