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Cine Gear 2017 – Presentations and Screenings Announced

May 24, 2017 | By
Cine Gear 2017 – Presentations and Screenings Announced

Cine Gear 2017 is right around the corner, starting Thursday, June 1. On Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3, visitors are invited to a free series of seminars and panel discussions conducted by equipment makers such as Sony, Panasonic, Zeiss, Adorama, Leica, Tiffen, RED, Blackmagic, and Canon, as well as distinguished industry associations... »

postPerspective Announces Winners of Impact Awards from NAB 2017

May 18, 2017 | By
postPerspective Announces Winners of Impact Awards from NAB 2017

postPerspective has announced the winners of the postPerspective Impact Awards from the 2017 NAB Show. The postPerspective Impact Award winners from the 2017 NAB Show are: • Adobe — Creative Cloud Suite • Avid — Media Composer | Cloud Remote • Blackmagic Design — DaVinci Resolve 14 • Dell — UltraSharp 27 4K HDR Monitor •... »

Scott Barella, Utah Scientific CTO, to Present on the SDI-IP Transition at SMPTE Bits By The Bay on May 25

May 17, 2017 | By
Scott Barella, Utah Scientific CTO, to Present on the SDI-IP Transition at SMPTE Bits By The Bay on May 25

Scott Barella, chief technology officer at Utah Scientific, will present “Transitioning With Hybrid SDI-IP Facilities” on Thursday, May 25, at the SMPTE Bits By The Bay conference in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland. Barella’s presentation will take place at 11:25 a.m. at the conference headquarters, the Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa. “In today’s complex broadcast environment,... »

SIGGRAPH 2017 Technical Papers to Feature Computer Science Discoveries in Fluid Simulation, Fabrication, Geometry Processing and More

May 17, 2017 | By
SIGGRAPH 2017 Technical Papers to Feature Computer Science Discoveries in Fluid Simulation, Fabrication, Geometry Processing and More

SIGGRAPH 2017, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience with the goal of showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, has announced the acceptance of over 125 technical papers which will be presented during this year’s conference. SIGGRAPH 2017 will mark the 44th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, and... »

Technicolor Invests in Baselight X to Meet Increasing Demands for HDR Finishing

May 15, 2017 | By
Technicolor Invests in Baselight X to Meet Increasing Demands for HDR Finishing

Technicolor has extended its color grading capabilities in Hollywood with FilmLight’s Baselight X system. Baselight X is the latest implementation of the Baselight color grading and finishing system. HDR colour grading services are available at Technicolor’s post-production facilities globally, but its Hollywood center represents a major film and television production market. The expansion in Baselight... »

Osprey Video Achieves a Microsoft Silver Windows and Devices Competency

May 11, 2017 | By
Osprey Video Achieves a Microsoft Silver Windows and Devices Competency

Osprey Video has announced it has achieved a silver Windows and Devices competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s mobile/cloud based world. To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must successfully demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams, culminating in Microsoft certifications. And to ensure the highest quality of services, Microsoft... »

Chapman/Leonard New Product Showcase Presents the Best in Movie/TV Equipment

May 10, 2017 | By
Chapman/Leonard New Product Showcase Presents the Best in Movie/TV Equipment

Now in business 72 years, Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment (a merger between separate companies called Chapman and Leonard in 1965) touts that their gear will assist in “getting the shot you desire,” a goal which was on display at their May 7 new product showcase designed for professionals and aspiring filmmakers alike, all of whom... »

IHSE USA Wins NewBay’s Best of Show Award, Presented by Sound & Video Contractor and Government Video

May 9, 2017 | By
IHSE USA Wins NewBay’s Best of Show Award, Presented by Sound & Video Contractor and Government Video

IHSE USA has announced that its Draco vario OPS+ KVM extender for DisplayPort received two NewBay Best of Show Awards at the 2017 NAB Show, one from Sound & Video Contractor and the other from Government Video. At the same time, IHSE’s 486 Series Draco vario SDI-to-KVM converter modules received the Best of Show Award... »

First Look at Cine Gear Expo 2017

May 8, 2017 | By
First Look at Cine Gear Expo 2017

Cine Gear Expo 2017 is an annual event for professionals engaged in the film and entertainment technology industry. Taking place June 1-4 at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, California, Cine Gear features 300 exhibits, new product and service introductions, 30+ complimentary seminars led by industry leaders, master classes, film competition, awards ceremony, special screenings in... »

NAB 2017, Part 2: Elephants in the Room

May 4, 2017 | By
NAB 2017, Part 2: Elephants in the Room

One can think of last week’s NAB as simply one of the largest conventions in Vegas — along with the not-unrelated CES. CES, in January, is a gathering to show what kinds of screens consumers will desire, or be led to desire, to both hold and let themselves be beheld. NAB then, is the... »

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