Panasonic’s free firmware upgrade for the AJ-PX270 P2HD handheld
incorporates the 10-bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra Class200 codec, full-HD
streaming and automatic content transfer.
TVB uses Elemental software as the video processing system for its
real time OTT service, formatting live video for all devices and monitoring
encoding tasks through a web-based UI.
Videre est Credere human rights organization equips communities with
video gear and training to expose violence and oppression. All media is
stored and managed within a CatDV archive.
3D artists can now purchase Maxon Cinema 4D R16 Broadcast, Visualise
or Studio at Digistor and receive a free LaCie Rugged 2TB USB 3.0
Thunderbolt drive to securely to their work.
SetMeUp from Cinedeck and axle Video, is a HD and 4K/UHDTV on-set
workflow handling media acquisition, playback, management and storage
ingest for live and episodic TV production.
Video Services Forum members received a Technology and Engineering
Emmy Award for advancing the standardisation and productisation of
JPEG2000 for transmissions over IP.
Proof Inc created previs and postvis services for ‘Night at the Museum:
Secret of the Tomb’, wrangling fantastic digital creatures, miniaturizing
the heroes and staging the action.
Spin VFX in Canada welcomes VFX Supervisor Wesley Sewell, with 20
years of experience in editing, VFX and stereography on Marvel and
other major feature films.
Virtual Post put the Snell Alchemist OD standards converter to work on
a challenging low frame rate conversion for ‘Where We Are: The Concert
Film’ shown in cinemas worldwide.
Wohler’s and Cinnafilm’s Tachyon Wormhole 2 has been updated to include
segmented retiming and a new application-specific user interface.
The new AJA v12.1 software now forms a unified, all-in-one device driver
and plug-in installer, per platform, for all currently available AJA edit
and streaming hardware.
Joe Schenkenberg is a digital artist who creates unusual, very original
looks by combining and enhancing practical effects with digital techniques.
Muse VFX expanded its Fusion pipeline to include Fusion 7 Studio with
Generation’s playback and project tracking tools, taking them from
previs to compositing to post in one application.
NEP Australia prepares to fit two new OB super trucks with TVLogic
Multi-Format LCD monitors with remote Observer software, HDMI to
HD-SDI conversion and Temperature Adaptive Color.
BlueBolt worked as the sole visual effects vendor on ‘The Imitation Game’,
creating realistic, invisible VFX for shots depicting U-boats, aircraft, tanks
and streets during wartime in WWII.
CGTrader.com 3D marketplace has launched the 3D Robot Challenge
for 3D designers interested in visualizing and designing the new
generation of robots of the future.
The new Avid Media Composer | Software is available now with resolution
independent workflows for file-based editing of SD, HD and 4K media,
plus the new Avid DNxHR codec.
Framestore’s Glen Pratt in London and JP Li in Montreal talk about building
Transylvania, flying with bats and revealing the inner creature on
The AJA CION 4K, UltraHD, 2K and HD production camera is now shipping
around the world, designed for ease of use in production, customised post
and a straightforward 4K workflow.
The MakerBot Kit for MODO works inside MODO to create and edit
designs using MODO 801, and then publish files directly to MakerBot’s
Thingiverse.com for viewing and3D printing.