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Recent Blog Posts in 2011

  • Sony takes first steps toward 8K camera

    Posted By Tom Coughlin

    By Tom Coughlin HOLLYWOOD - At the recent SMPTE Technical Conference here, Sony's Hugo Gaggioni made an interesting presentation on the new Sony F65 CineAlta camera. The Sony F65 CineAlta camera introduced in September 2011 has a resolution of ... Continue reading "Sony takes first steps toward 8K camera" »

    November 3, 2011 | Permalink

  • CCW 2011: Lights, Cameras, Quality

    Posted By Fred Ruckel

    By Fred Ruckel NEW YORK -The Javits Convention Center played host to CCW this year. Upon descending to the lower level you can see the distant booths and the feeling of where do I start sets in. I had made my list of things I wanted to see and ... Continue reading "CCW 2011: Lights, Cameras, Quality" »

    October 17, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Desktop Post: Part 2 - Adobe Premiere CS5.5

    Posted By Daniel Restuccio

    Adobe Premiere Pro Premiere Pro in Adobe CS 5 was a watershed release. The program was written from the ground up in 64-bit environment that is fully exploited on the Mac OS X and the very stable Windows 7 system. The kind of hiccups running Premiere ... Continue reading "Desktop Post: Part 2 - Adobe Premiere CS5.5" »

    October 4, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • IBC 2011: Highlights and Wrap-Up

    Posted By Sam Johnson

    So IBC 2011 has come and gone, but what were my show highlights? Super Hi-Vision 3D broadcast took a little bit of a back-seat this year. Is the fad over? Who knows! In its place however, 2K, 4K and even 8K developments took precedence. NHK and BBC's ... Continue reading "IBC 2011: Highlights and Wrap-Up" »

    September 21, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Desktop Post: Part 1 - HP's Z800

    Posted By Daniel Restuccio

    Hardware & Software: Digital production and post-production has always been demanding on hardware and software. A stable standard definition workflow existed for a blink before it jumped to high definition. Now we need systems that will hack ... Continue reading "Desktop Post: Part 1 - HP's Z800" »

    September 19, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • IBC 2011: Pixel Farm's PFTrack

    Posted By Russell Dodgson

    One of the coolest things I saw at IBC this year was some of the new technology from The Pixel Farm, makers of PFClean, PFTrack and PFMatchIt. The new releases of late have made a fairly large shift in the way 3D tracking can be approached. Firstly ... Continue reading "IBC 2011: Pixel Farm's PFTrack" »

    September 15, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • IBC 2011: Tweak Software's RV

    Posted By Russell Dodgson

    I had a nice walk through from Alan Trombla about some of the new features in the latest release of Tweak Software's RV. One of the really interesting things about RV is that at first glance it seems to be a fairly expensive flipbook software. Often ... Continue reading "IBC 2011: Tweak Software's RV" »

    September 12, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • IBC 2011: Maxon Cinema4D Release 13

    Posted By Sam Johnson

    Over the years (25 to be precise!) Maxon's Cinema4D has become one of the most popular 3D tools at post production facilities. This is due to its ease of use, cost effectiveness and multi-platform availability. What better place to announce the ... Continue reading "IBC 2011: Maxon Cinema4D Release 13" »

    September 12, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • IBC 2011: Baselight for FCP

    Posted By Sam Johnson

    One of the most accomplished grading systems is Filmlight's Baselight. And with the announcement of a standalone grading plug-in for Apple's Final Cut Pro (FCP) at NAB, it became a hotly-anticipated demo for FCP users at IBC. The plug-in that we saw ... Continue reading "IBC 2011: Baselight for FCP" »

    September 12, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • IBC 2011: The Foundry's Hiero fills the gap

    Posted By Russell Dodgson

    The main aim of my trip to IBC this year is to look at up and coming conform, editorial, versioning and review systems. First on my list to visit was The Foundry, the boys and girls behind my beloved Nuke. At IBC this year they announced the arrival ... Continue reading "IBC 2011: The Foundry's Hiero fills the gap" »

    September 12, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • IBC 2011: NHK's Super Hi-Vision 8k technology

    Posted By Sam Johnson

    The conference award this year was awarded to NHK's Super HI-Vision, and apparently a must see. Super Hi-Vision is an 8K (7,680 x 4,320) camera and display technology developed by NHK and the BBC. Along with 8K video technologies, 3D surround sound ... Continue reading "IBC 2011: NHK's Super Hi-Vision 8k technology" »

    September 12, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • IBC 2011: The Foundry debuts Hiero

    Posted By Sam Johnson

    Today we were invited to the Foundry's Hiero tech demo. It was sold to me as a "Timeline for Nuke/Nuke X," however, upon the start of the demo it was clear that it was more than just a timeline. Last year Foundry announced Storm, a data wrangling ... Continue reading "IBC 2011: The Foundry debuts Hiero" »

    September 12, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • IBC 2011: Promise shows Thunderbolt solutions

    Posted By Sam Johnson

    With the announcement of Apple/Intel's Thunderbolt technology in the new Apple Mac hardware, Germany-based Promise Technology were the first to jump on the bandwagon. They first released Pegasus R4 & R6 RAID enclosures. These house between 4TB ... Continue reading "IBC 2011: Promise shows Thunderbolt solutions" »

    September 9, 2011 | Permalink

  • IBC 2011: Sony's OLED monitors

    Posted By Sam Johnson

    First stop for myself at IBC 2011 was to see Sony's new Trimaster EL OLED reference broadcast monitors. OLED is a hot topic at IBC, and Sony are one of the only distributors to be showing them this year, and I have to say they did not disappoint. ... Continue reading "IBC 2011: Sony's OLED monitors" »

    September 9, 2011 | Permalink

  • SIGGRAPH: World Builder

    Posted By Jeff Kember

    Temperate Controlled Display System: Participants are able to choose between hot and cool water springs to influence the image presented to them. The system consists of a LCD display, a water tank, thermal camera and computer. As small cups of water ... Continue reading "SIGGRAPH: World Builder" »

    August 11, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • SIGGRAPH: RolyPoly

    Posted By Jeff Kember

    RolyPoly - Two participants are able to sense each other's presence through two white egg-like orbs. Both orbs have the ability to sense touch as well as vibrate to provide tactile feedback. An accelerometer in each orb allows the participant to ... Continue reading "SIGGRAPH: RolyPoly" »

    August 11, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • SIGGRAPH: ChordxxCode

    Posted By Jeff Kember

    Ph.D. Tomoko Hashida is part of the team that developed a new type of 3D volume display system. Using a programmable 2D ultraviolet light source and stacked glass plates with UV sensitive dyes, they have been successful in creating 3D geometric ... Continue reading "SIGGRAPH: ChordxxCode" »

    August 11, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • SIGGRAPH: Vancouver hit by storm

    Posted By Stephanie Hungerford

    SIGGRAPH has hit Vancouver by storm, with almost 20,000 people in attendance - what could make up a small city, in fact. Apparently SIGGRAPH is one of the biggest entertainment industry conferences in North America and the largest computer graphics ... Continue reading "SIGGRAPH: Vancouver hit by storm" »

    August 10, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • 3D postcards from SIGGRAPH

    Posted By Jeff Kember

    Raleigh Souther ( raleigh@3dcheese.com ), CEO of Fun from 3D Cheeze, is using off the shelf hardware and customized software to produce "3D" postcards of attendees. Two images are captured on green screen, processed and sent to a color printer. The ... Continue reading "3D postcards from SIGGRAPH" »

    August 9, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • What I'm looking forward to at SIGGRAPH

    Posted By Michael Stein

    The flight yesterday from London (and Heathrow in general) was packed with visual effects and other CG professionals getting ready to descend on SIGGRAPH. Seemed fitting that our first night here coincided with the last night of the annual ... Continue reading "What I'm looking forward to at SIGGRAPH" »

    August 8, 2011 | Permalink

  • What is SIGGRAPH?

    Posted By Stephanie Hungerford

    I have been asked, "What is SIGGRAPH?" by many up here in Hollywood North, and it's not just my mom asking this question. I give them the general spiel that it is a conference and exhibition supporting the new technologies behind computer graphics ... Continue reading "What is SIGGRAPH?" »

    August 5, 2011 | Permalink | Comments(0)

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