Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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SmallHD Releases Bigger, Brighter Series of Production Monitors

SmallHD might have to consider a name change, now that it's launched its three new SmallHDR production monitors in 17-inch, 24-inch and 32-inch sizes. Not so small anymore, the new monitors are designed for durability. The demo units SmallHD brought … more »

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Small Tree Launches New ZenStor Shared-Storage Line at NAB

Small Tree debuted ZenStor, a line of shared-storage systems designed specifically to handle 4K workflow, at NAB. Built around a 12 Gb/sec backplane with NVMe SSD support and connected to editorial via 1Gig, 10Gig or 40Gig Ethernet, the new systems can … more »

G-Technology G-Rack 12

G-Technology Announces First NAS Device

G-Technology entered the NAS market at NAB with the new G-Rack 12, a 12-bay server with capacity ranging from 48 TB up to 120 TB. Aimed at small-to-mid-size facilities using Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X and Avid … more »

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Blackmagic’s UltraStudio 4K Extreme Gets Thunderbolt 3

Blackmagic Design upgraded its UltraStudio capture/playback system with the NAB announcement of the UltraStudio 4K Extreme, which bumps it up to Thunderbolt 3. The company said Thunderbolt 3 has the throughput — max 40 Gb/sec — to support 12-bit RGB … more »

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AJA Addresses IP Transition with Kona IP I/O Platform

AJA updated its long-standing line-up of Kona PCIe video capture and playback cards at NAB 2016 with the new Kona IP, an eight-lane PCIe 2.0 card designed for facilities transitioning from SDI to IP video. The Kona IP looks a … more »

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StudioDaily Dossier: 10 Things We Know About Marvel’s Civil War

Hype is reaching a fever pitch as the release date approaches for Captain America: Civil War, which promises a battle royale among Marvel superheroes in a movie whose scale is more befitting a full-on Avengers picture than a single-character adventure. Observers are … more »

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Sorenson Ships New Versions of Squeeze Desktop, Server

Sorenson Media today released the latest versions of its transcoding software, Squeeze Desktop 11 and Server 4. Squeeze Desktop 11 Pro adds improved 4K exports, including support for 64-bit processing, the ability to overlay text watermarks, updated codec support for … more »

V-Ray for Nuke 3.3

Chaos Group Releases V-Ray 3.3 for Nuke

Chaos Group said its new release of V-Ray 3.3 for Nuke brings node-based VR support and GPU-accelerated rendering to The Foundry's compositing platform for the first time. The company emphasized that V-Ray for Nuke gives compositors the ability to make changes — … more »

Hardcore Henry VFX

VFX Breakdown: Hardcore Henry

Watch this highway-chase sequence from first-person-POV thriller Hardcore Henry to see how bicoastal studio Zero VFX augmented the real action with VFX elements — and stitched together dozens of different shots to give the appearance of a single, unbroken take.

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New York in 1993 in HD

Take a trip back in time with street fashion and video technology! This clip ripped from an old D-VHS high-definition videotape demo was originally shot in New York City in 1993, judging by clues in the footage. (Anyone know who was behind … more »