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Sorenson Ships New Versions of Squeeze Desktop, Server

Sorenson Media today released the latest versions of its transcoding software, Squeeze Desktop 11 and Server 4. Squeeze Desktop 11 Pro adds improved 4K exports, including support for 64-bit processing, the ability to overlay text watermarks, updated codec support for … more »

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Chaos Group Releases V-Ray 3.3 for Nuke

Chaos Group said its new release of V-Ray 3.3 for Nuke brings node-based VR support and GPU-accelerated rendering to The Foundry's compositing platform for the first time. The company emphasized that V-Ray for Nuke gives compositors the ability to make changes — … more »

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Post Supervisor Andrew Moraski on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Denver's Citizen Pictures got a boost in 2011, when Food Network tapped it as the new production company for its popular show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, hosted by Guy Fieri [pictured, top of page]. Citizen had been working with Food Network … more »

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NAB 2016 Video Reports

Missed NAB this year? No problem. In collaboration with our colleagues at the Digital Cinema Society (DCS), we've got line-up of interviews conducted with some of the most significant exhibitors on the show floor. Your guide on this whirlwind tour is … more »

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Blackmagic Introduces URSA Viewfinder, Offers 4K Version of Video Assist

For the first time in recent memory, Blackmagic Design didn't launch any new cameras at NAB this year, opting instead to bring a couple of new accessories that extend the capabilities of the existing line. The Blackmagic Ursa Studio Viewfinder … more »

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Lytro Cinema Makes Its NAB Debut

In an NAB session crowded with around 600 attendees, many of them stacked up two or three deep in the aisles, Lytro CEO Jason Rosenthal took the wraps off the Lytro Cinema camera for the first time.  As previously reported, … more »

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AJA Announces Standalone H.264 Streaming/Recording Box

Among the surprises at NAB this year was the debut of a standalone streaming product from AJA, the Helo. At a press briefing, AJA President Nick Rashby called it "our first H.264 box." Helo is designed to give streaming producers … more »

Q&A: FilmLight CEO Wolfgang Lempp on Baselight’s New Base Grade

FilmLight got the attention of color-graders when it announced Base Grade, a new control set that moves Baselight's focus away from the traditional lift/gamma/gain methods of color-correction. There wasn't a lot of detail on Base Grade available in the pre-NAB … more »

Studio Prime Awards 2016

Quantum Xcellis, Nvidia Iray Lead StudioDaily Prime Awards

Quantum Xcellis and Nvidia Iray won top honors in the fifth annual StudioDaily Prime Awards, announced during a special presentation on the show floor at NAB. Those two were named the most outstanding products, or “Best in Show,” by a … more »

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VideoBlocks Is First Stock House to Offer VR Content

VideoBlocks today is adding another dimension to its expanding subcription-based content libraries and marketplace options for shooters: 360-degree monoscopic and stereoscopic virtual reality footage. The newly launched content, featuring a wide range of locations, perspectives and experiences, is now available to view … more »