Blackmagic Design is now shipping the DeckLink Multibridge to video professionals. The DeckLink Multibridge converts analog video signals from a variety of decks and cameras to a digital signal.
The device ships with support for both HD and SD signal processing with 4:2:2 for film images and 4:4:4 sampling for video images. The Multibridge also ships with 4 XLR audio connections and broadcast quality HD down conversion.
Included with the DeckLink Multibridge hardware is the DeckLink Multibridge Utility, software that provides visual control settings for a simplified interface for conversions.
You can find more information about the DeckLink Multibridge at the Blackmagic Web site. The DeckLink Multibridge is available for US$1,995.00 for the HD version.