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HP Z1

HP Unveils Slimmed-Down Z1 Workstation

HP updated its all-in-one Z1 workstation, first introduced back in 2012, with a third-generation overhaul that asserts bigger isn't better, dramaticaly reducing the system's size and weight — and price. Screen size has been decreased from the original 27 inches to … more »

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Autodesk Acquires Arnold Maker Solid Angle, Announces Cloud Rendering Through Google

Autodesk said it has acquired Solid Angle, developer of the popular Arnold global-illumination renderer, and is entering a partnership with Google to provide rendering services in Autodesk Maya through Google's cloud platform.  The two announcements were technically separate — the Maya rendering … more »

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Sony’s Latest Camera Shoots 4K at 480fps

At NAB today, Sony announced a new shoulder-mount camera that it said will shoot 4K at 480fps. Aimed at broadcast sports production, where super-slow-motion is even more critical than the ability to zoom in on a high-resolution frame of video without … more »

Avid Nexis storage

Avid Unveils Nexis, the Successor to ISIS and Unity Storage; Announces AVC Ultra-LongG Support

Avid debuted Nexis, a new virtualized storage platform, and 4Designer, a 2D and 3D motion-graphics software package, at NAB this weekend. Avid also announced extensions to its MediaCentral Platform, including support for Panasonic's AVC Ultra-LongG. Avid Nexis Storage Avid Nexis is billed as … more »

Panasonic AJ-PX380

Review: Panasonic AJ-PX380

Faster than you can shake your memory stick, the full-size small-format camcorder has pretty much disappeared from the scene. Ten years ago, the NAB show floor was replete with 1/3-, 1/2-, and 2/3-type cameras. For nonfiction, wildlife, sports, and news … more »

GenArts Sapphire

GenArts Appoints New CEO, Releases Updates to Sapphire 8 and 9

GenArts, maker of the Sapphire and Monster GT motion graphics effects suites for mograph artists, editors and compositors, has appointed George Naspo as its new president and CEO. In a statement, the company said Naspo, a former CEO of both startups and more mature businesses, will … more »

Canon 18-80mm 4K compact servo lens

Canon Unveils 4K Compact Servo Lens, Modular HD Camera

In advance of NAB, Canon announced a new lightweight 4K-ready 18-80mm zoom. It's the first in a new class of Compact-Servo lenses designed as a stepping stone between EF still-photography lenses and CN-E cinema-style lenses for cameras with large Super 35 sensors, such as the Canon … more »

Premiere Pro CC

Adobe Ramps Up Color, Proxy, VR Workflow in Premiere Pro

Adobe said the next round of updates to its Creative Cloud software suite will beef up Premiere Pro with a set of VR workflow features, improved media management options, including a new way to work with proxies, and new functionality in the Lumetri Color … more »

AudioDenoise

CrumplePop to License Its Audio Cleanup Technology

CrumplePop, a Minneapolis-based maker of popular FxFactory video editing plug-ins, is branching out in a new direction. After creating AudioDenoise and EchoRemover, a pair of powerful yet deceptively simple plug-ins that clean up bad audio, the company has launched a … more »

Frame.io in Premiere Pro CC

Frame.io Now Available Inside Adobe Premiere Pro CC Panel

Frame.io, the cloud-based content-collaboration platform launched last year by a group of New York based editorial and post-production veterans, is now available as an extension for Adobe Premiere Pro CC. The new extension integrates Frame.io in Premiere Pro's panel architecture, meaning … more »