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Blackmagic Design Upgrades Teranex Express with New Conversion Options

Blackmagic Design dramatically expanded the capabilities of its Teranex Express, adding real-time full motion standards conversions for SD, HD and Ultra HD formats. The company said a free software update to version 3.2 will allow conversions between any SD, HD, … more »

Orad to Show VR Previs for Virtual Set Designers at NAB

Virtual studio designers may soon be able to do full 3D walkthroughs of their sets as part of a new 3D previs tool that Orad Hi-Tec Systems plans to showcase at NAB 2015. The system employs a PC-connected VR headset, such … more »

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Convergent Design Odyssey Now Oversamples HD Recordings

As promised, Convergent Design this week released a new firmware update for its Odyssey line of monitor/recorders that adds Apple ProRes 422 and 422 (LT) to the recording options at resolutions up to 4K/UHD 30p or 2K 60p.  Equally intriguing is a … more »

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Boris FX To Preview BCC 10, Mocha Pro 5 and More at NAB

Boris FX will unveil new versions of Boris Continuum Complete and Imagineer Systems' Mocha Pro at NAB next month. Although Imagineer continues to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Boris FX, the two development teams have been working together since Boris … more »

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FOR-A Is Bringing Lighter FT-ONE-S Super-High-Speed 4K Cam to NAB

FOR-A said NAB 2015 will be the American debut of the forthcoming FT-ONE-S, a smaller and lighter version of the 4K variable-frame-rate camera it launched in 2012. The FT-ONE-S will match its predecessor in many regards, but it falls short of … more »

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Nvidia Updates Quadro GPU Line, Reveals Iray Plug-in

Nvidia announced new graphics hardware and software at its GPU Technology Conference this week, including the new Quadro M6000 graphics card and a plug-in version of its Iray renderer.  The new leader of the Quadro line-up is the M6000, which … more »

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Review: Lowel Prime Location LED

How things have changed at Lowel. In the prehistoric age of my youth, circa 1970, the highly portable featherlight Lowel kit was a key part of every itinerant shooter’s travel package. The thin aluminum brackets and barndoors were fragile and … more »

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ARRI Alexa SXT to Record Both UHD and 4K to ProRes Files

Borrowing electronics from the new Alexa 65, the next generation of ARRI's Alexa camera will record both ProRes 4K UHD (3840×2160) and ProRes 4K Cine (4096×2637) in camera. The new Alexa SXT EV, SXT Plus and SXT Studio camera models … more »

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Sony Announces PMW-PZ1 4K SxS Player

Sony announced a new 4K SxS memory player, the PMW-PZ1, designed to make it easier to review 4K (or HD) footage on set or in post-production. The PZ1 plays 4K at frame rates ranging from 24p to 60p in XAVC … more »

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Promise Technology Debuts Scale-Out Storage Products

Promise Technology is making a big push into big-data applications with its new VSky A-Series of scale-out storage hardware designed to expand easily into the multiple-PB range. The VSky launch line-up consists of just two products. The A1100 is a 1U … more »