Questek Advanced Technologies (Questek) has been appointed as the South African distributor for the Coolux range of media systems.
Pandoras box from Coolux Media Systems offers a multiple layer video and graphics that can be individually composed and real-time rendered to generate dynamic visual effects. The 3-D compositing and rendering system provides real-time, on-location media control that can be customised to meet the needs of the client and project.
Coolux Media Systems were recently awarded the 2008 Primetime Emmy Engineering plaque in recognition of outstanding achievement in engineering development for the Pandoras Box real time compositing Media Server. This plaque is presented for achievements that exhibit a high level of engineering and are important to the progress of the industry.
According to George van Gils of Questek: "The Coolux range of media systems will offer the South African market additional options and access to the latest technology. The Pandoras box system has already been used on most of America's major awards shows including American Idols, The Oscars and The Grammy's and the recognition by The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in bestowing the engineering plaque signals the quality and standard of the product."