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Tektronix Says Existing WFM8300 Waveform Monitor Will Be 4K-Capable with Upgrade

Tektronix said its WFM8300 waveform monitor will be upgradeable to UHD (3840×2160). The company didn't officially announce pricing or availability of the upgrade, but said it wanted to have a technology demonstration of the 4K capabilities at NAB in order … more »

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The Foundry Releases Modo 801

The Foundry released Modo 801, the latest version of the modeling, painting, animation and rendering package it acquired in its 2012 merge with Luxology.  The newest Modo introduces node-based texturing, improved dynamics for creating realistic destruction animation, improved scattering tools, … more »

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So You Think 4K and 8K Look Good? Behold This 18K Camera Platform

4K was all the rage at NAB, but that's hardly the ceiling for resolution, even in the near future. Even at NAB, you could see 8K acquisition in the Astrodesign and NHK booths, and you may have been wondering, then, … more »

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Maxon, Side Effects Software Working on Houdini Engine Plug-in for C4D

As the annual FMX animation and effects conference got under way yesterday in Stuttgart, Germany, Maxon said it will partner with Side Effects Software to develop a Houdini Engine plug-in for Cinema 4D. The plug-in will give C4D artists direct … more »

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Autodesk Flame Gets Overhaul for End-to-End 4K Workflows

Autodesk has debuted a much more flexible Flame, as well as two new companion versions of the visual effects and finishing system that are only available to Flame Premium customers. Flame 2015's improvements will not only let artists work in … more »

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New Cinemartin Premiere Pro Plug-in Enables ProRes, HEVC Export on Windows

Cinemartin said today that its new Cinec Plin plug-in would let Premiere Pro editors working on Windows machines export directly from the timeline using both ProRes and HEVC H.265 codecs. The company said all versions of ProRes 422 are supported, … more »

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MTI Film Puts Cortex Dailes in a CarryOn, Revamps DRS Software

MTI Film came to NAB with a new, super-portable version of its Cortex Dailes tool that fits in an airline overhead bin, as well as a completely reprogrammed, resolution-independent 64-bit version of its DRS film-restoration toolkit, now called DRS Nova. … more »

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Andra Brings Magnetic Mocap Follow-Focus to NAB

AJA may have grabbed the lion's share of early NAB buzz by getting into the camera business, but if you wanted to see a real magic trick being pulled off in Las Vegas, you had to head deep into the … more »

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Cooke Delivers Five Anamorphic Primes for Not-Boring Digital Cinematography

Cooke said at NAB that it is shipping the first five of seven new 2x anamorphic prime lenses, as promised last year at NAB. The first five lenses to hit the market will be the 32mm, 40mm, 50mm, 75mm and … more »

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Sony Announces α7S Full-Frame Camera With 4K HDMI Output

The big surprise at Sony's pre-NAB press conference was the new α7S full-frame mirrorless camera that outputs 4K UHD (3840×2160) baseband video via HDMI to an optional external third-party recorder. Update: That third party is Atomos, which is showing its … more »