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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... »

Blackmagic Design Announces New Audio and KeyKode Reader for Cintel Film Scanners

July 24, 2017 | By
Blackmagic Design Announces New Audio and KeyKode Reader for Cintel Film Scanners

Blackmagic Design has announced their new Cintel Audio and KeyKode Reader accessory for its Cintel Film Scanner, which lets customers scan audio and KeyKode information along with images from the scanner, all in realtime. The new audio and KeyKode reader accessory is available for $3,495 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide. The new Cintel Audio and... »

Telestream Vidchecker 7.2 Verifies File-based Content Complies with Netflix IMF Requirements

July 19, 2017 | By
Telestream Vidchecker 7.2 Verifies File-based Content Complies with Netflix IMF Requirements

Telestream, a provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, has announced the integration of Netflix Photon Java code for easy compliance testing within the latest version of Telestream’s Vidchecker automated quality control (QC) system. Photon is the open source java code provided by Netflix for parsing, interpreting and validating constituent files that make... »

Net Insight Partners with Calrec to Aid Remote Production

July 18, 2017 | By
Net Insight Partners with Calrec to Aid Remote Production

Net Insight, a company that specializes in media transport and resource scheduling, has announced a strategic partnership with Calrec Audio with the aim of simplifying the challenges broadcasters are facing in deploying remote live productions. A key aspect of the partnership will see Net Insight’s Nimbra platform integrated with Calrec’s RP1 Remote Production in an... »

Keslow Camera Announces Acquisition of Clairmont Camera

July 18, 2017 | By
Keslow Camera Announces Acquisition of Clairmont Camera

Keslow Camera, a privately held motion picture camera equipment rental house in North America, announced today that it is acquiring Clairmont Camera and its Vancouver and Toronto operations. The move will more than quadruple Keslow Camera’s anamorphic and vintage lens inventory, and add a substantial range of custom camera equipment to the company’s extensive... »

Sigma Announces Pricing and Availability for the 14mm and 135mm T2 Cine Prime Lenses, Shipping Soon

July 16, 2017 | By
Sigma Announces Pricing and Availability for the 14mm and 135mm T2 Cine Prime Lenses, Shipping Soon

Sigma Corporation of America, a still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, has announced the availability of two brand new cine lenses: the Sigma 14mm T2 FF and 135mm T2 FF, which will both begin shipping late July 2017. Compatible with full-frame image sensors, these high-speed cine prime lenses are available... »

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