Sony Media Software announced the availability of Blu-print, a complete and software solution for use in authoring DVD's in the new Blu-ray format.
The Blu-print authoring application, developed by Sony Pictures Entertainment, runs on
most high-end Windows-powered workstation and enables postproduction facilities and
movie production studios to utilize the advanced features of the BD-ROM format. In
addition to ensuring proper encoding, users can use Blu-print to create menu navigation
for their Blu-ray discs and utilize the advanced features of the format such as BDMV
(Blu-ray Disc Movie) "popup" menus and BD-J (Blu-ray Disc Java) interactivity.
Blu-print is now available for $50,000 per license. A free 30-day trial is available by
request. Sony Media Software also provides technical support and maintenance agreements
for Blu-print at the Gold (6 months - $7,500) and Platinum levels (1 year - $10,000).
More information on Sony Media Software's professional audio and video solutions is
available at www.sonymediasoftware.com.