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Q&A: Evertz Director of Product Marketing Mo Goyal on the ASPEN Protocol

As the move to IP infrastructure for video begins in earnest, different factions disagree on how best to arrive at standards for use by IP-based facilities. Two industry groups have been formed with very similar goals and somewhat different ideas … more »

Q&A: AIMS Chairman Michael Cronk on IP Protocols

As the move to IP infrastructure for video begins in earnest, different factions disagree on how best to arrive at standards for use by IP-based facilities. Two industry groups have been formed with very similar goals and somewhat different ideas … more »

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Signiant CTO Ian Hamilton on the Cloud, Big Media Files, and Other NAB Trends

As global workflows become the norm, especially at larger creative facilities, accelerated file transfer is becoming a crucial factor in optimizing workflow — sharing files on a cross-country basis, or moving them about on an intercontinental scale. That's good news … more »

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Blackmagic Design Fusion Comes to the Mac

Mac users who've wanted to take Blackmagic Design's VFX and motion-graphics software Fusion for a spin finally have their chance. With v8, now shipping, Fusion is available in both Mac and Windows versions. Also for the first time, Fusion 8 … more »

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Nvidia Unveils VR-Ready Technology Program

Following Dell's announcement of its "VR-ready" workstations last week, Nvidia has announced its "VR Ready Program for Professionals," which is designed to certify system-level hardware configurations that are capable of handling VR tasks, including development as well as playback in … more »

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Dell Sets Specs for VR-Ready Desktop Workstations

Dell is taking VR production seriously in 2016, announcing the first 'VR-Ready' workstations in its Precision desktop tower line-up. The new systems boast specs designed to enable solid performance during development of immersive video applications for the first-generation of standalone … more »

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Ncam to Demo New Applications for Real-Time Camera Tracking at NAB

Ncam, the maker of technology for tracking a freely moving camera in real time, plans to demo photorealistic compositing techniques at NAB. By tapping Epic Games' Unreal Engine to help create photorealistic previsualizations using camera-tracking data on set, Ncam says its new … more »

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Baselight Says There’s a Better Way to Color Than Lift/Gamma/Gain

FilmLight has announced some details of its upcoming Baselight 5.0 software, including a departure from color-grading norms. Citing a desire to adopt controls that "accurately mimic the way the eye appreciates color," the new Baselight's flagship feature, Base Grade, will emphasize … more »

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How Atomic Fiction Accelerated NAS VFX Performance for Deadpool and The Walk

The classic trade-off in storage architecture, especially when it comes to media, is between performance and capacity. With the advent of Flash arrays, you can crank up all the performance you need for a demanding film project. Whether it makes … more »

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Panasonic Tweaks Color Defaults in AG-DVX200

Panasonic has been continuing development work on its recently released AG-DVX200PJ 4K camcorder, devising a new default color palette that the company says will give shooters a "more natural" look out of the camera. Wityh the latest free firmware release, … more »