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Academy Launches ACES 1.0, Sets NAB Outreach

The Academy Color Encoding System (ACES), designed to preserve the creative decisions made by filmmakers throughout the production, post-production and archival process, launched today. At the same time, a new ACES Logo Program has been introduced to highlight support for the system across … more »

V-Nova Says Its Perseus Codec Is Twice as Efficient as H.264, H.265

London-based V-Nova is bringing its new Perseus codec to market, announcing server and PC-based appliances, embedded software, silicon IP, and codec plug-ins for mobile apps. The company said its offerings include "a scalable end-to-end solution for mass-market adoption of live UHD." Privately held … more »

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Frame.io Launches New Cloud-Based Collaboration Platform

After a long private beta-testing period, Frame.io has officially launched its new cloud-based review, collaboration and sharing platform aimed at creative teams working together on video projects. The collaboration system was developed over the last few years by post-production professionals at New York's … more »

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MSE Introduces KerriKart Camera Slider/Equipment Cart Combo

Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) is introducing something called a KerriKart at NAB this year. Designed by its namesake, Montreal DP Bill Kerrigan, it puts a camera slider on top of a standard equipment dolly to reduce the user's overall gear footprint on set. … more »

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U.K.’s Procam Purchases HotCam New York

U.K. rental house Procam is expanding to the U.S. with its purchase of HotCam New York, announced today. HotCam New York owners Trevor Hotz and Ali Grapes, who founded the company in 2004, have resigned their positions. The company's former … more »

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Cinedeck Announces File-Based Insert Editing Workflow

Cinedeck plans to debut a new editorial workflow at NAB that will let users edit digital deliverables without having to edit and re-render or lay off to tape and re-encode the entire file handed off to a client. It is … more »

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Blackmagic Design Upgrades Teranex Express with New Conversion Options

Blackmagic Design dramatically expanded the capabilities of its Teranex Express, adding real-time full motion standards conversions for SD, HD and Ultra HD formats. The company said a free software update to version 3.2 will allow conversions between any SD, HD, … more »

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Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado on The Salt of the Earth

The Salt of the Earth, a documentary portrait of Brazilian photographer Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado made by his son Juliano and German director Wim Wenders, harkens back to Wenders’ roots in New German Cinema. However, Sebastiao doesn’t seem like the hero of … more »

Orad to Show VR Previs for Virtual Set Designers at NAB

Virtual studio designers may soon be able to do full 3D walkthroughs of their sets as part of a new 3D previs tool that Orad Hi-Tec Systems plans to showcase at NAB 2015. The system employs a PC-connected VR headset, such … more »

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Convergent Design Odyssey Now Oversamples HD Recordings

As promised, Convergent Design this week released a new firmware update for its Odyssey line of monitor/recorders that adds Apple ProRes 422 and 422 (LT) to the recording options at resolutions up to 4K/UHD 30p or 2K 60p.  Equally intriguing is a … more »