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Super Edit...
Photo of ISC editor... The ISC editor combined the proven Super Edit software, with a desktop computer, giving the user a compact, flexible, and very cost effective editing system.

Founded by Dave Bargen, the architect of ISC systems. ISC made its debut in the industry introducing editors which were capable of controlling some of the most advanced "Type-C" and "U-Matic" VTRs of the day utilizing RS-422 control protocol. Ampex had recently introduced the VPR-80 and VPR-3 series machines which utilized DC-Servo controlled motors which produced incredibly fast cue times but had extremely rapid acceleration ballistics, and extremely accurate slo-motion that had not been previously available. Working very closely on development with Charlie Pantuso, who at the time was in charge of the ABC Olympics broadcast centers, ISC and Ampex equipment was used extensively at the Sarajevo and Los Angeles games.
 
The edit machines were PDP 11 Digital Equipment computers utilizing LSI 11/23 processors and proprietary I/O devices. Amazingly the Assembly language code was very compact working within a 64K limitation. The software advanced very quickly in the mid 1980s enabling control of numerous Grass Valley Group Switchers allowing the newly invented E-MEM setup recall to be stored as part of the EDL. ISC was acquired by Grass Valley Group in 1984 and evolved to the highly regarded VPE series of editors.
 

A few ISC folks:
Dave Bargen - Founder and Architect
Vic Borgogno - Engineering & Manufacturing Manager
Peter Johnson - Software Engineering
Rome Chelsi - Director of Marketing
Nancy Bargen - The woman behind the man
Pooh - Bear - Dave's beloved mascot pooch