Assimilate today announced an update of their Live Assist and Live Looks on-set software, which enables a first in highly efficient, streamlined on-set workflows at unprecedented price/performance value for video assist and digital image technician live grading functions. Also included is newly added support for AJA and Blackmagic routers, as well as integrated NDI output among other highly anticipated features.
“Over the past nine months since the initial release of Live Assist, we have received tremendous feedback from early adopters, and as always, we listened carefully to it,” said Mazze Aderhold, product marketing manager at Assimilate. “User input has helped immensely to shape the product to better suit their needs, simplifying and streamlining on-set bread-and-butter tasks for video assist in a highly affordable, feature-rich, easy-to-use new release of Live Assist.”Live Assist streamlines the video-assist tasks in its all-in-one software solution with an extensive list of features. At $1995, Live Assist is the only video-assist software that includes all the key functions of record, playback, color grading, compositing, NDI output, as well as router support for AJA and Blackmagic. There are no software limitations and no resolution limits. Video Assist operators are able to hook up as many cameras as their hardware can handle, at any resolution. Annual and monthly subscription models are also available for this powerful one-stop video-assist solution, running on both Windows and macOS.
“We continually strive to offer digital cinema professionals best-of-breed tools with superior price/performance value. Live Looks meets that standard in providing users with an easy to set-up live-grading solution that has the best connection into dailies and post via Scratch,” said Jeff Edson, CEO at Assimilate. “As metadata has become incredibly important in nowadays workflows, our early focus on capturing as much metadata as possible, at any stage of the shoot, has become a significant advantage to our users.”
Available immediately on macOS and Windows, Assimilate’s Live Assist 9.3 is available at $1995 for a permanent license, $1495 per year, or $325 monthly. Live Looks 9.3 is available at $995 for a permanent license, $595 per year, or $89 monthly.
Product details and download capability can be accessed on the Assimilate website at www.assimilateinc.com.