Category Archives: Post/Finishing

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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 »

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VFX Tax Credits in Vancouver, BC, Expand to Cover Post-Production Too

The British Columbia government approved a 2015 budget that includes new funding to expand the existing Digital Animation or Visual Effects (DAVE) tax credit to include post-production film activities. The expansion will be effective as of March 1. In an … more »

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Dell Adds Thunderbolt, UHD Display Option to Precision M3800 Mobile Workstation

At the Sundance Film Festival this week, Dell refreshed its Precision M3800 15-inch workstation with a new option of an Ultra HD (3840×2160) 10-finger multi-touch display, the addition of a Thunderbolt 2 port, and the ability to configure the system with up to … more »

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Boxx Upgrades Mobile Workstations with UHD Displays

Boxx Technologies updated its line of GoBoxx 15 SLM mobile workstations, adding a new UltraHD-resolution IPS display option. Previously, the system displays maxed out at 3K (2880×1620), with a less-expensive HD panel option also available. On the high end, the GoBoxx 15 … more »

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Cinedeck, Axle Video Debut SetMeUp On-Set Workflow Cart

Cinedeck (New York, NY) and Axle Video (Boston, MA) announced SetMeUp, a new system for on-set workflow that combines Cinedeck's recording and playback expertise with Axle's Gear Pro media-management system. Delivered in a mobile rack-mount enclosure, SetMeUp combines the Cinedeck … more »

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HP Debuts Virtual Reality, Ultra HD and Curved Displays at CES

HP has introduced a set of specialty displays targeted at pros and consumers, including an interactive virtual reality display, 4K and 5K ultra high-definition displays and curved displays. The new 23.6-inch HP Zvr Virtual Reality Display lets users move, rotate and … more »