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SMPTE Creates U.K. Region, Governed by Dalet’s Bruce Devlin

Following exceptional growth in the U.K., SMPTE has created the new SMPTE U.K. Region. Membership in the U.K. Section of SMPTE exceeded the 500-member mark in 2015, making it eligible to petition for the creation of an official SMPTE Region, which … more »

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Director Jerome Thelia on 4K Ball-Game Documentary Bounce

A documentary based on an anthropologist's PhD dissertation might sound like a daunting prospect — but don't underestimate the amount of fun you can have with a scholarly endeavor. Bounce: How the Ball Taught the World to Play uses the … more »

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New Drone Registration Rules: Individuals Have Until February 19 to Register UAVs

The FAA announced yesterday that all unmanned aircraft weighing less than 55 pounds but more than 0.55 pounds (250g) on takeoff must be registered with the FAA before they can be flown outdoors in the U.S. Registration takes place beginning … more »

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Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga Melds Sketch Tablet with Powerful Laptop

Lenovo has announced the two-in-one ThinkPad P40 Yoga mobile workstation that combines a pen tablet device with a robust, ISV-certified laptop featuring an Intel Core i7 CPU and NVIDIA Quadro M500M GPU. The digital sketchpad/computer, part of a new ThinkPad … more »

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Deluxe’s Stereo D Is 3D-Converting Three Star Wars Movies

Stereo D, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Group, said today that it has a commission from Lucasfilm and The Walt Disney Studios to convert three Star Wars film releases to stereo. The films covered by the agreement are: Star Wars: The Force … more »

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JVC Announces Two New Cameras at Sports Video Group Summit

JVC announced two new cameras in conjunction with the Sports Video Group summit this week in New York City. The GY-HM650SC ProHD camera (pictured at top of page) records UTC time-of-day info fetched via satellite as metadata, allowing multiple cameras to … more »

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VR Startup Pixvana Launches with $6 Million in Funding

Former ILM CTO Scott Squires, ex-Adobe and Apple engineer Bill Hensler, and Red Giant co-founder Sean Safreed are behind the scenes at Pixvana, a Seattle-based virtual reality (VR) start-up. The company is working on a cloud-based VR platform that it says will … more »

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Red Introduces $10,000 Scarlet-W 5K Camera

Red announced the Scarlet-W 5K (5120×2700) camera, its second sub-$10,000 camera offering. Priced at $9,550 for the camera brain only (basic packages with a V-Lock expander, top handle and LCD start at $14,500) the Scarlet-W fits into Red's new DSMC2 … more »

Adobe Posts Record Subscriber Growth in Creative Cloud

Adobe said Creative Cloud subscriptions grew by 833,000 in its fourth fiscal quarter, which ended November 27, reaching 6.17 million. That subscription growth in the fourth quarter set a record for Creative Cloud, eclipsing the 684,000 subscribers added in the … more »

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Production Music Association Chooses First Annual Mark Awards

The Production Music Association this year launched the Mark Awards for Excellence in Production. Named after the late Andy Mark — a prolific jingle-writer and the founder of Philadelphia Music Works, Broadcast Results Group, and the Canary Collection — the Mark … more »