Category Archives: Post/Finishing

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Boris FX Mocha

Boris FX To Preview BCC 10, Mocha Pro 5 and More at NAB

Boris FX will unveil new versions of Boris Continuum Complete and Imagineer Systems' Mocha Pro at NAB next month. Although Imagineer continues to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Boris FX, the two development teams have been working together since Boris … more »

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Sony Announces PMW-PZ1 4K SxS Player

Sony announced a new 4K SxS memory player, the PMW-PZ1, designed to make it easier to review 4K (or HD) footage on set or in post-production. The PZ1 plays 4K at frame rates ranging from 24p to 60p in XAVC … more »

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Promise Technology Debuts Scale-Out Storage Products

Promise Technology is making a big push into big-data applications with its new VSky A-Series of scale-out storage hardware designed to expand easily into the multiple-PB range. The VSky launch line-up consists of just two products. The A1100 is a 1U … more »

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The Latest Stock Options: Chroma Key Background Plates

If you've spent any time searching online for budget-friendly background plates from the usual stock footage suspects, you know how tough it can be to find plates that look believable in comps with any number of talking heads shot on green screen. A … more »

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Bluefish444 Epoch 4K Neutron Now Supports Scratch, Avid, and Adobe

Users of Assimilate Scratch 8, Avid Media Composer 8 and Adobe Creative Cloud—including After Effects CC, Speed Grade CC, Audition CC and Prelude CC—can now support SDI/HDMI playback when using Bluefish 444's smaller form-factor Epoch 4K Neutron and Epoch Neutron uncompressed video cards. Version … more »

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Assimilate Opens Scratch Web Playback/Review Tool to All Users

After a private beta launch last December, Assimilate has opened its new Scratch Web, a collaborative cloud-based sharing tool for Scratch timelines, for public use. Built on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform, the Scratch Web service allows users of Scratch, Scratch … more »

How LTO/LTFS Workflow Can Be Accelerated to Nearline Speeds

Despite many advances in spinning-disk technology, when it comes to archives, tape still makes a lot of sense from the standpoints of both cost and manageability. With the advent of LTFS technology, which makes file systems on tape more disk-like, some … more »

Quantum’s Janet Lafleur on Disruptive Influences at NAB

At NAB, we expect to see new storage solutions for 4K and higher resolution content, plus new cloud offerings for collaboration and archive. The question will be how much they disrupt the workflow. Will production teams have to change their … more »

ProMax CEO Jess Hartmann’s Five NAB Storage Trends to Watch

1)      Video Is Becoming More IT-Centric. The creative groups are no longer on an island on their own. The IT department wants to bless their solutions so they know they can manage them. My background is IT and I've been … more »

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Watch Yourself Work with LaCie’s Mirror Drive

LaCie's latest exercise in high-end design is the Mirror, a new portable 1 TB hard drive encased in Gorilla Glass that comes with a carrying pouch, a cleaning cloth, and its own ebony display stand. It was concocted in collaboration … more »