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Focus Assist Gets Smarter with New Scene-Mapping Tools on the Way

Focus-pulling may be about to get a lot more interesting as new systems come on the market that promise to automate some of the most precise, grace-under-pressure focus adjustments required during a shoot, while still giving the human operator complete … more »

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Aframe Advances Cloud-Collaboration Strategy with Adobe Anywhere

Aframe has stepped up with new integration with the Adobe Anywhere platform, reducing the initial investment required to set up real-time remote collaboration with Adobe's networked workflow platform. Because the storage infrastructure is maintained in Aframe's private cloud, with data … more »

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Small Tree Introduces Titanium Z NL Nearline Backup Servers for Editors

Small Tree came to NAB this year with its new TitaniumZ NL ethernet-based nearline shared-storage servers, part of the fifth generation of its storage line. Designed as an integrated back-up system for video editing pipelines, the NL shares the same … more »

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Panasonic Announces Sub-$5,000 AG-DVX200 4K Camcorder

At NAB, Panasonic announced the AG-DVX200, a 4K handheld camcorder with a 4/3-inch sensor, two XLR audio inputs, and a fixed 13x optical zoom lens.  The camera shoots 4K at 60p (up to 120p in HD) and features a V-Log L gamma … more »

Facilis Shows Low-End and High-End TerraBlocks at NAB

Targeting content creators who find themselves looking seriously this year at 4K workflow—and scrambling for affordable ways to bring their storage infrastructure up to snuff—Facilis Technology introduced the TerraBlock 8D, an eight-drive system starting at less than $10,000 for 16 TB of … more »

Red Unveils Weapon Dragon 6K (and 8K) at NAB

The Red Dragon camera line-up got three new units at the high end with the NAB announcement of the Red Weapon. The Weapon Dragon will be available in a 6K magnesium body version, a 6K carbon fiber version, and, eventually, an … more »

Autodesk Announces 2016 Versions of Maya, 3ds Max and Flame

At NAB, Autodesk announced 2016 versions of Maya, 3ds Max, and Flame. Notable features in the new version of Flame include look development tools and a more connected desktop workflow. Lightbox, which Autodesk describes as an interactive GPU shader tookit … more »

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ARRI Launches New Series of SkyPanel LED Soft Lights

ARRI announced its new SkyPanel LED soft light at NAB. The light is designed to be compact, exceptionally bright, and with high-quality shadow rendition. The SkyPanel will come in two sizes: what it called the "workhorse" S60, with a light … more »

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The 6.5K Alexa 65’s Early Adopters Include Yimou, Stone and Iñárritu

ARRI arrived in Las Vegas to make an impressive case for the Alexa 65, the 6.5K large-sensor camera it first announced last September. The Alexa 65, available exclusively through ARRI Rental, may be a niche item, but it's coming out of … more »

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Motion FX Debuts ThunderPack, a Portable 40TB Digital Lab, at NAB

The Motion FX ThunderPack, a portable, battery-operated 40 TB RAID array with video IO aimed at on-set workflow — a finalist in the Studio Prime Awards this year — is making its U.S. debut at NAB. Housed in a watertight, … more »