Panasonic is introducing new software products, the AJ-SF110 Video Ingest software and AJ-SF100 Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Archive software, to facilitate the secure storage and easy retrieval of P2 content. The software supports all P2 card sizes, formats and frame rates. The AJ-SF100 software for archiving P2 files to LTO, Blu-ray Disk (BD) or other storage devices features proxy creation, metadata editing and working with data base software (SQL server) functions. The AJ-SF110 for video ingesting via IEEE1394 or SDI converts the footage on connected Video Recorder to P2 files such as AVC-Intra 100/50, DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO and DV during ingestion. The AJ-SF100 LTO Archive software and AJ-SF110 Video Ingest software should be available in May at tentative prices of $5000 and $2500 respectively. Read the full press release.