The ADVC-HD50 Real-Time HDMI to HDV Converter from Grass Valley is a device that can instantly convert uncompressed HD video and audio from HDMI devices to HDV format output via a FireWire connection. This device requires no special software or drivers to use and is compatible with PC and Mac computers and NTSC and PAL standards.
This solution is well suited for the creation of video packages from HDMI sources, as well use in game development and 3D art that requires capture from an HDMI source. University and corporate training facilities can use it as a live input source for MediaEdge products. It is also ideal for laptop and desktop users who need an HDMI ingest without internal hardware.