Optibase has announced at NAB 2004 in Las Vegas that its hardware MPEG video encoding system, MPEG MovieMaker 200S, will be available for the Power Mac G5 and Mac OS X.

Optibase intends for MovieMaker 200S to work hand-in-hand with Apple's own DVD Studio Pro for users who are creating professional DVDs.

MPEG MovieMaker 200S comprises an encoding board with a management application. The board includes analogue and digital inputs and VTR controls. The system supports batch mode encoding, encoding preview and support for MPEG-2 and Dolby Digital-compliant encoding.

Further details, including price and schedule, were not available as Digit posted this article.