Category Archives: Audiovisual

Cubase VST Transit : cloud-based collaboration

Steinberg has published details about the new VST Transit feature of Cubase Pro 8.5.

Transit is a cloud-based project sharing system.
It includes the simplified transfer of all the media files and synchronisation of the projects state between members invited to the project.  Charged based on data transfer and online storage usage: free basic accounts for now, premium accounts by mid-January.

This looks like a very streamlined user experience for collaborating.

All the details are in the video. See also Cubase’s features page.

IBC 2015: archiving on Sony’s Gen2 3.3TB ODA

Things seen at IBC 2015 #1:

Here’s a sneak peek at Sony’s GEN2 ODA drive prototype. This optical archive format uses a cartridge containing a stack of 12 Blu-ray discs.

The volume is UDF-compatible and I was told the discs  inside the cartridge could be read individually as data Blu-ray discs if the standard disappears: to be tested! For the current 1.5TB Gen1 Expect +/-$7000 for the desk version of the drive (USB3) and $70 for blank media.