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HP DreamColor Z27x

Review: HP DreamColor Z27x Display

If you work with video content, you probably spend much of your time staring at a desktop monitor. And you probably wonder if what you see on the screen is an accurate representation of what your content will look like … more »

Scratch v8.2

Assimilate Updates Scratch Tools with Improved Metadata Support

Assimilate released Scratch and Scratch Lab v8.2, implementing new features including updates to the Scratch media browser, a Live View function for capturing footage and metadata from a camera's SDI output, a Mac implementation of Vanguard Video's H.264 codec, and … more »

VariCam 35

Panasonic Publishes Firmware Upgrade Schedules for VariCam 35 and HS

Panasonic has published roadmaps for scheduled firmware upgrades adding new features — codecs and recording formats, remote control options, LDS lens data support, and more — to the VariCam 35 and the VariCam HS. If you need a refresher on the … more »

Panasonic AJ-PG50

Panasonic Ships AJ-PG50 AVC-Ultra Field Recorder

Panasonic is shipping its first field recorder that supports AVC-Ultra recording. The AH-PG250 can be used for back-up recording and file copying as well as for outboard recording of footage from older P2 cameras to AVC-Ultra codecs. The PG50 supports AVC-Intra … more »

Convergent Design Odyssey7Q+

Convergent Design’s Odyssey7Q+ Will Accept 4K and UHD over HDMI

Convergent Design announced the Odyssey7Q+, a new OLED monitor and recorder that accepts 4K, UHD, and 1080p60 video via HDMI for recording in Apple ProRes 422 HQ. The company said the 7Q+ will replace the original Odyssey7Q, which is no longer being … more »

Shotgun Software

Shotgun v5.4 Adds New Review Features

Shotgun Software released Shotgun v5.4. this week. The company said it's the third major update of the production management software since it was purchased by Autodesk six months ago. "The goal of the acquisition [by Autodesk] was to accelerate the development of … more »

Colorway 1.1 update

The Foundry Updates Colorway

The Foundry has updated its design tool Colorway, one of several new products introduced by the company following its merger with Luxology. Launched this summer, Colorway gives Modo users a simple, render-free way to manage limitless real-time iterations of a 3D design or scene's lighting, … more »

Ftrack V3 Released with New Subscription Pricing Model

The latest version of Ftrack, a cloud-based creative project management platform used in TV and film since 2009, has a refreshed user interface, updated client review features and revamped tools that will appeal to multi-located teams working on the same project across the … more »

Litepanels Sola 12

Even for Skeptical DPs, Litepanels’ Sola 12 Is Worth a Closer Look

In July, the inimitable product manager Ali Ahmadi from Litepanels was presenting the Sola 12 to a tough crowd at the Digital Cinema Society in Hollywood. A heckler suddenly stood up halfway through the presentation and demanded to know how robust … more »

HP Z840 Workstation

Review: HP Z840 Workstation

It has been just two years since HP introduced its flagship Z820 workstation. And, almost like clockwork, we’re ready for a replacement model that updates many of the internal components. The two-year cycle is no accident. Like the newly introduced … more »