Blackmagic Design today announced DeckLink HD Studio, which it says is the world’s first capture and playback card to support both HDMI and analog component video. With DeckLink HD Studio, customers can capture high quality, uncompressed video direct from the HDMI connection on cameras, decks, and video cameras. DeckLink HD Studio allows capture from HDMI cameras or decks, as well as analog decks and set top boxes. HDMI playback and analog playback allows connection to a wide range of video monitors, big screen televisions and video projectors. It instantly switches between HD and SD so you can work with almost any deck, camera or monitor. DeckLink HD Studio is fully compatible with Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop and any DirectShow or QuickTime-based software application. DeckLink HD Studio has a recommended retail price of US$995.