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AJA’s Io 4K Handles Higher Frame Rates with Software Upgrade

AJA has added high-frame-rate support to its Thunderbolt 2-enabled Io 4K I/O hardware, upgrading its Mac drivers to support 50, 59.94 and 60fps at both 4K and UltraHD resolution. The iO 4K provides real-time 4K and UHD downconversion over a … more »

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Rampant Design Tools Goes 5K with New Series of QuickTime Elements

Everyday workflows for 4K and beyond are coming into sharper focus in the run-up to NAB, as Rampant Design Tools upgrades its libraries of QuickTime elements for 2K, 4K, and 5K (5120×2700) timelines. Rampant will be showing the new line-up … more »

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Colorfront Cloud Services Adds EDL Conform, VFX Pull to 4K Post

On-set dailies and transcoding developer Colorfront has announced it will add EDL conform and automatic visual effects pull features to the dailies transcoding and format rendering already available through its Colorfront Cloud Service, a flexible public and private cloud service … more »

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DFT to Launch Scanity HDR at NAB

At NAB, DFT will show a pre-production version of its new Scanity HDR film scanner, which is designed to quickly and accurately extract detail from "difficult" film elements, including aging black-and-white materials. It's aimed squarely at film archiving and restoration … more »

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Review: Promise Technology Pegasus2 R8 RAID

Promise’s Pegasus2 R8 is an eight-drive, Thunderbolt-native RAID that’s currently the fastest in the industry, thanks to its early adoption of the same Thunderbolt 2 ports that recently started shipping on Apple’s newest Macbook Pro laptops and the new Mac … more »

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Blackmagic Design Ships 4K Camera, Lowers Price by $1,000

Blackmagic Design said today that its Blackmagic Production Camera 4K (BMPC) is finally out of the lab and shipping. It's been a long wait for a camera that was originally scheduled to ship in June 2013, but customers' patience was … more »

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Cinedeck Expands 4K/UHD and Broadcast HD Capabilities

Cinedeck is updating its line of digital recording products with new hardware and software features. The company says the new MX4K recorder will expand 4K workflow possiblities by eliminating many transcoding steps. Meanwhile, a v5 software release for the RX3G … more »

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Lightcraft and SolidAnim Join Forces on Virtual Production Tools

U.S.-based Lightcraft Technology and French motion-capture and 3D VFX company SolidAnim have entered a partnership to offer their combined optical and markerless tracking technology — and thus a complimentary and more comprehensive toolset for real-time pre-viz of visual effects on set — to … more »

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JVC Debuts Live HD Streaming Service, Two Cameras to Go with It

Continuing its push to make the transmission of live footage easier for news-style shooters in the field, JVC today introduced two shoulder-mount camcorders and announced a new streaming service designed to receive live HD content in broadcast-ready formX` directly from … more »

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ARRI Prices Amira Doc-Style Camera from $39,999

ARRI began taking orders today for its new Amira camera, a documentary-style version of the ARRI Alexa that's become a standard for feature-film and television work. Most importantly, the company put an end to speculation on the camera's price. The … more »