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Jaunt One VR Camera Will Be Rentable Through Radiant Images

Jaunt said today that its Jaunt One 24G VR camera will be available for rent exclusively through Los Angeles rental house Radiant Images. One of the few off-the-shelf VR acquisition systems to emerge in the fast-growing market, the Jaunt One 24G … more »

UHDTV to Reach One in Eight U.S. Homes by Year-End, Says Study

This year could represent the tipping point for UHDTV, with 4K displays reaching 1 in 8 U.S. homes by the end of the year, according to a new report from research firm Strategy Analytics. Demand is being driven by the … more »

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FAA Finalizes New Rules for Legal Small Drone Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration has loosened the rules for commercial drone pilots, announcing today that, effective in August, small UAVs may be piloted by users who pass a test for remote pilot certification rather than obtaining a full pilot certificate for manned aircraft. … more »

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Adobe Says QuickTime for Windows Fix Coming Soon

Adobe said it has prioritized its work on native support for ProRes in its Windows applications, avoiding the need for many Creative Cloud users to have QuickTime for Windows installed on their PCs. Adobe's ProRes implementation is fully licensed and … more »

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SIGGRAPH Preview: Q&A with Conference Chair Mona Kasra

The 43rd SIGGRAPH is coming up fast and, as usual, it's the place to be for anyone interested in a dive into computer graphics and interactivity, with many different disciplines and areas of interest coming together for one highly concentrated week … more »

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Industry Vets Launch Artella Collaborative Animation Platform

The market for cloud-based collaborative animation platforms got a little more crowded this week with the launch of Artella, a new online production pipeline devised by the trio of animators (veterans of Pixar, Paramount and ILM) who founded Animation Mentor in 2005. … more »

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The Foundry Releases Free Version of Mari Texture-Painting Software

The Foundry's texture-painting software Mari is the latest VFX tool to be released in a free, unwatermarked version for non-commercial use. The company said artists can use Mari Non-commercial as a learning tool, as well as for working on personal projects … more »

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Facilis Launches Integrated Media Manager FastTracker

Longstanding editorial facilities like Deluxe Digital Studios, AlphaDogs and PostWorks NY have all turned to Facilis shared storage to keep their post workflows moving and their film and TV clients happy. PWNY, in fact, was one of the original TerraBlock … more »

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Quantum Xcellis, Nvidia Iray Lead StudioDaily Prime Awards

Quantum Xcellis and Nvidia Iray won top honors in the fifth annual StudioDaily Prime Awards, announced during a special presentation on the show floor at NAB. Those two were named the most outstanding products, or “Best in Show,” by a … more »

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Post House The Foundation Opens in Burbank

Technicolor veterans Gareth Cook and Clifton Dugan have opened The Foundation, a new 5,700-square-foot post house in Burbank that's operating in partnership with New York-based Sixteen19 and LA facility Vortechs. Cook is managing partner and senior colorist for The Foundation; Dugan is … more »