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Nvidia Iray for Maya

Nvidia Releases Iray for Maya Plug-in

Nvidia today released an Iray plug-in for Autodesk Maya, allowing designers to get photoreal feedback in real time instead of waiting for full renders. The new Iray for Maya closely follows the release earlier this month of an Iray version for … more »


Giroptic’s 360cam Completes First Round of Camera Tests

When Giroptic, a startup based in Lille, France, launched its 360cam 2K VR camera Kickstarter campaign, backers came through with more than $1.4 million. The company has just announced it has secured another $4.5 million in seed funding and has completed testing its first production … more »

Parrot Bebop

New Drone Registration Rules: Individuals Have Until February 19 to Register UAVs

The FAA announced yesterday that all unmanned aircraft weighing less than 55 pounds but more than 0.55 pounds (250g) on takeoff must be registered with the FAA before they can be flown outdoors in the U.S. Registration takes place beginning … more »

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Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga Melds Sketch Tablet with Powerful Laptop

Lenovo has announced the two-in-one ThinkPad P40 Yoga mobile workstation that combines a pen tablet device with a robust, ISV-certified laptop featuring an Intel Core i7 CPU and NVIDIA Quadro M500M GPU. The digital sketchpad/computer, part of a new ThinkPad … more »


JVC Announces Two New Cameras at Sports Video Group Summit

JVC announced two new cameras in conjunction with the Sports Video Group summit this week in New York City. The GY-HM650SC ProHD camera (pictured at top of page) records UTC time-of-day info fetched via satellite as metadata, allowing multiple cameras to … more »

Red Scarlet-W

Red Introduces $10,000 Scarlet-W 5K Camera

Red announced the Scarlet-W 5K (5120×2700) camera, its second sub-$10,000 camera offering. Priced at $9,550 for the camera brain only (basic packages with a V-Lock expander, top handle and LCD start at $14,500) the Scarlet-W fits into Red's new DSMC2 … more »

Zylight Newz

Zylight Ships Newz LED On-Camera Light

Zylight has begun shipping Newz, a compact LED on-camera light with barn doors and a novel articulated arm that can position its 60-degree beam spread more directly at a subject.  Describing the Newz LED as a "soft but punchy" dimmable whitelight with … more »


New PAGlink PL16+ Gold Mount Charger Expands Linking Battery System

London-based camera light and battery manufacturer PAG has introduced a new four-position charger, the PAGlink PL16+, for its snap-on, rechargeable PAGlink Gold Mount lithium-ion batteries. With the new device, four linked PAGlink 94 Wh Li-ion batteries can be fully charged in less … more »


Studio Technologies Updates Two- to Four-Wire Audio Interfaces

Studio Technologies said it is shipping its 46A and 47A two-to-four-wire audio interfaces, new designs that improve on their predecessors by reducing weight and size and lowering the audio noise floor.  Designed for sports and special-event broadcasting, theme park and theater … more »


Quantum Updates StorNext with Long-Term Cloud Archiving

Quantum released StorNext 5.3, a new version of its shared-workflow storage platform that enables encrypted long-term cloud archiving through the company's new Q-Cloud Vault service. Q-Cloud Vault is low-cost long-term media storage built on's Glacier service. (Compare to Quantum's … more »