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Society of Camera Operators 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards Announce Technical Achievement Award Submissions Open

August 3, 2017 | By
Society of Camera Operators 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards Announce Technical Achievement Award Submissions Open

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) opens the online submission process for their annual Technical Achievement Award. The Technical Achievement Awards is given each year by the SOC and awarded at the Lifetime Achievement Awards that will take place Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel, Los Angeles. The nominees are reviewed... »

SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies: VR, Holograms & More

August 2, 2017 | By
SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies: VR, Holograms & More

Every year at SIGGRAPH, the annual conference on computer graphics, artists, developers, and engineers gather from around the globe to show off the cutting edge in entertainment technology–and this year was no exception. Out of the 179 exhibitors, these 5 stood out from the rest of the pack to deliver amazing products that push... »

HP Debuts Virtual Reality Solutions and Services for Businesses

August 1, 2017 | By
HP Debuts Virtual Reality Solutions and Services for Businesses

HP has announced new commercial products for virtual reality (VR), intended to reduce concept to production cycle times, improve training procedures and deliver fully immersive customer experiences. As part of this strategy, the company is unveiling the world’s first professional wearable VR PC1 – the new HP Z VR Backpack. Crafted to bring the full... »

Autodesk Highlights Next Generation Storytelling and Collaboration Tools at SIGGRAPH 2017

August 1, 2017 | By
Autodesk Highlights Next Generation Storytelling and Collaboration Tools at SIGGRAPH 2017

Leading up to SIGGRAPH 2017, Autodesk released a series of updates for its media and entertainment tools, including Autodesk Media & Entertainment Collection, Autodesk Maya, Shotgun, Arnold, Autodesk 3ds Max, and Autodesk Flame. Engineered with the intent of streamlining and accelerating production on films, TV shows, games and immersive experiences, the new releases include... »

F&F Productions Selects 17 FUJINON 4K UHD Lenses to Outfit New 4K Mobile Unit

July 31, 2017 | By
F&F Productions Selects 17 FUJINON 4K UHD Lenses to Outfit New 4K Mobile Unit

For the company’s first 4K mobile unit, F&F Productions, LLC, has chosen 17 FUJINON 4K UHD lenses to outfit the Sony HDC-4300 4K cameras systems on board the newest member of its fleet, the GTX-18 4K HDR Mobile Unit. The new unit will have eight UA107x8.4BESM 4K studio lenses, five UA18x5.5BERD 4K portable zooms, three... »

DI4D Unveils High Fidelity Facial Performance Capture at SIGGRAPH 2017

July 28, 2017 | By
DI4D Unveils High Fidelity Facial Performance Capture at SIGGRAPH 2017

Facial performance capture company DI4D has announced they will unveil their highest fidelity facial performance capture so far at SIGGRAPH, which takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 01 to 03 August 2017.  DI4D’s proprietary “motion scanning” technology reportedly captures 4D data comprising video rate 3D surface scans tracked with a dense fixed topology... »

EditShare Shows its Scale-out Storage Platform for VFX, Finishing/DI, Audio, Editorial and Virtual Reality Workflows at SIGGRAPH 2017

July 28, 2017 | By
EditShare Shows its Scale-out Storage Platform for VFX, Finishing/DI, Audio, Editorial and Virtual Reality Workflows at SIGGRAPH 2017

EditShare, a company that specializes in shared storage and media management products, will be showcasing its scale-out XStream EFS shared storage solutions at the upcoming SIGGRAPH 2017 show (July 30-Aug 3) on booth 837. Designed to support the media-intensive VFX, finishing/DI, editorial, audio and virtual reality production workflows, EditShare XStream EFS solutions are used by powerhouse... »

Digigram Aims to Ease IP Migration in the Studio with New Audioway Bridge, a Gateway Between Legacy & IP Audio

July 27, 2017 | By
Digigram Aims to Ease IP Migration in the Studio with New Audioway Bridge, a Gateway Between Legacy & IP Audio

Digigram has announced the release of Audioway Bridge, the first in the company’s new Audioway range of IP studio products. Intended as a gateway between legacy and IP audio equipment in the studio, or in multiple studios connected by a managed network, Audioway Bridge allows users to input MADI, AES67, RAVENNA, Dante/AES67, Livewire+, or AES/EBU and route audio to output in any one of... »

FOR-A’s New HVS-490 Video Switcher Now Shipping

July 26, 2017 | By
FOR-A’s New HVS-490 Video Switcher Now Shipping

FOR-A‘s latest in its line of HANABI video switchers, the HVS-490 HD/4K-UHD unit, is now shipping. Built with the intention of offering an extensive feature set in a compact unit, the new HVS-490 production switcher offers 4K-UHD and 3G capabilities, and is designed for use in any live environment, including mobile shoots, events, and in-house corporate... »

Matthews to Feature MYWay Grip at IBC 2017

July 24, 2017 | By
Matthews to Feature MYWay Grip at IBC 2017

Matthews Studio Equipment has announed that they will feature their unique new rigging system, MyWay Grip, at IBC 2017 – Booth 12-G71. “Today stage and location set ups are get more and more complicated and creative, often stressing out grips that are hampered by support equipment,” said Tyler Phillips, VP of marketing and product development at Matthews Studio... »

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