Blockbuster Movies, Leading NFL Teams, Arts Institutions And Universities Embrace Cache-A LTO-6 Archiving venerdý, 13 Settembre 2013 - 12:48 AM - 3 Months ago - 4 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Amsterdam, The Netherlands--September 12, 2013) Cache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, has revealed how its LTO-6 archive products are being used on Hollywood blockbusters, and by leading NFL teams, arts institutions, medical companies and universities, plus many others, for long-term asset protection. These installations reflect the versatility of Cache-A to cost-effectively meet archival needs across a wide variety of industries. Cache-A will debut its full LTO-6 product range at IBC 2013, Amsterdam, Hall 7.A04. REDLab Digital, a full-service, post-production facility in Toronto, is using Power-Cache6, with dual LTO-6 drives, as its primary archive appliance. The company recently deployed this combination for rapid production archiving on Sony Pictures’ $100m production Pompeii , directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. Pompeii , shot in stereoscopic 3D, using RED Epic cameras, delivered around 2TB of data per day, amounting to nearly 120TB in total, including RAW R3D and editorial files, plus VFX pulls. Power-Cache LTO-6 was used to make two LTFS LTO-6 copies of each day’s footage, with one copy stored off-site. REDLab Digital also took advantage of Cache-A’s new Simul-Copy™, LTO-tape duplication capability on Pompeii .
Quantel and Visual Unity Announce Partnership giovedý, 12 Settembre 2013 - 09:30 PM - 3 Months ago - 4 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Czech Republic-based Visual Unity joins Quantel channel for broadcast and post production systems (Newbury, United Kingdom--September 12, 2013) Quantel is pleased to announce it has appointed Visual Unity as its strategic partner in the Czech Republic for its full range of post production and broadcast systems, including Enterprise sQ, QTube, revolutionQ and Pablo Rio. Visual Unity delivers solutions throughout the broadcast chain, helping produce better programming, launch new channels and services and expand operations and markets.
TCS Skquattro Mk 2 Floor-And-Track-Compatible Pedestal To Make IBC Show Debut mercoledý, 11 Settembre 2013 - 08:02 PM - 3 Months ago - 4 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow See the TCS Skquattro Mk 2 on stand, 11.A71 at IBC2013, RAI Amsterdam, September 13-17 (London, United Kingdom--September 11, 2013) The TCS Skquattro Mk 2, a major innovation in broadcast camera pedestals, will make its European show debut at IBC2013, Amsterdam, September 13-17. The Skquattro Mk 2 was developed by The Camera Store (TCS), a Vitec Group company, which supplies camera support systems on a rental and purchase basis for use in broadcast television and digital film production.
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Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution Combines With Dolby Atmos To Give Krikorian Premiere Theatres An Audible Edge venerdý, 13 Settembre 2013 - 11:03 AM - 2 Months, 4 ago - 4 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Industry’s First Line Array Surround Speakers Commissioned for Dolby Atmos Installations (Cypress, California--September 13, 2013) Christie®, the dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, announced the world’s first deployment of a complete Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system in an auditorium powered by Dolby® Atmos™, a new audio solution that revolutionizes the experience of sound in entertainment. Selected by Krikorian Premiere Theatres’ Buena Park Metroplex 18 in California, Christie Vive Audio is the world’s first audio system to be powered by Christie’s innovative wall and ceiling surround speakers, which feature unique ribbon driver technology in a parabolic line array design, purposely crafted and built for the cinema environment.
Innovative Christie Line Array Surround Speakers Expand Christie Vive Audio Immersive Sound Solution venerdý, 13 Settembre 2013 - 11:02 AM - 2 Months, 4 ago - 4 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Exclusive Single Enclosure of the Christie LA3C and Christie LA3S Speakers’ Parabolic Line Array Design Leverages the Potential of Leading Immersive Audio Platforms (Cypress, California--September 13, 2013) Christie®, the world’s dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, takes cinema audio to the next level of realism with the introduction of the Christie LA3C line array ceiling surround and Christie LA3S line array surround speakers. Another industry first for Christie, the new surround speakers expand the company’s innovative Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound solution that was announced on July 17. Featuring the pioneering combination of ribbon driver technology and a unique parabolic line array design in a single compact cabinet, the additional speakers deliver exceptionally even coverage throughout the auditorium. As part of the Christie Vive Audio system, they help unleash the potential of the leading immersive audio technologies such as Dolby® Atmos™ and Auro 3D audio formats.
Lexus Italy Presents the New Lexus IS Hybrid Which Stars in the First Real-Time & Real World Videogame venerdý, 13 Settembre 2013 - 10:09 AM - 2 Months, 4 ago - 4 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Los Angeles, California--September 13, 2013) “Trace Your Road” is the unique experiential performance, featuring an F1 driver, captured in the spot campaign and BTS film created for Lexus Italy by Saatchi & Saatchi Italy, Movie Magic International (Milan), LOGAN & Fake Love. To promote the new, high-performance Lexus IS Hybrid, Lexus Italy, Saatchi & Saatchi Italy, Movie Magic International (Milan), LOGAN (LA & NY) and Fake Love have collaborated to create “Trace Your Road,” an experiential event featuring Formula 1 driver, Jarno Trulli. Held on July 26, “Trace Your Road” pits Trulli against a series of improvised racetracks, each one designed on a touch tablet in real-time by one of ten lucky contest winners. Fake Love conceptualized and produced the generative visuals, projections and interactivity for the campaign. LOGAN directed the live action portion, and handled post VFX and finishing. Movie Magic International provided on-site pre-production and production for the spots and produced a behind-the-scenes documentary.
Camera Corps Q-Ball Achieves Iconic Status During A Great Summer Of Sport venerdý, 13 Settembre 2013 - 12:01 AM - 3 Months ago - 4 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (London, United Kingdom--September 12, 2013) Camera Corps, a Vitec Group Company, is pleased to report a highly successful summer of sport both in its role as a broadcast production service provider and as manufacturer of robotic camera systems. From the Extreme Sports X-Games in Germany, Spain and Brazil, to high-level car racing and the stunning win by Englishman Andy Murray at Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, Q-Ball robotic camera systems were on the scene, unobtrusively delivering all the shots no other camera could get as part of televising the competitive action to the viewing audience. During April, May and June, Camera Corps provided Q-Ball systems along with a wide range of support equipment for the X-Games series shot in Europe and South America by NEP Visions for ESPN. “The entire Camera Corps team and Q-Ball offering was great,” comments David O'Carroll, Technical Projects Manager, NEP Visions. “From our earliest conversations the personnel and the Q-Ball provided the experience, flexibility and shots necessary to help us achieve the best possible coverage for ESPN.”
Autodesk Flame Premium 2014 Ignites Creativity, Fuels Artistic Control giovedý, 12 Settembre 2013 - 11:48 PM - 3 Months ago - 4 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New Release Unites Visual Effects and Editorial Finishing with Intuitive Workflow and Enhanced Color Grading Integration (Amsterdam--September 12, 2013) IBC 2013 - Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) announced the new capabilities of its Flame Premium 2014 software at the International Broadcasting Convention 2013 (IBC). On display in the Autodesk Stand, 7.D25, from September 13-17, the latest release of Flame Premium combines the creative capabilities of Autodesk Flame 2013 20th Anniversary Edition software, Autodesk Smoke Advanced software and Autodesk Lustre software in an efficient, intuitive new workflow that integrates visual effects and editorial finishing. Autodesk Flame Premium 2014 also features powerful new 3D visual effects creation tools, a graphics processing unit (GPU) pipeline that extends across the application for improved interactivity in the workflow, and enhanced real-time color grading tools, helping simplify and accelerate complex production tasks.
Denmark’s First Ultra HD OB Van Built With ATEM Production Studio 4K giovedý, 12 Settembre 2013 - 11:27 PM - 3 Months ago - 4 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Fremont, California--September 12, 2013) Nimb TV, an innovative broadcast production start up in Denmark, has unveiled the country’s first, and smallest, Ultra HD OB van. The unit is built around a number of Blackmagic Design’s Ultra HD products, including the ATEM Production Studio 4K and Blackmagic Audio Monitor. Uniquely housed in a three wheeler moped van, it can be positioned right at the heart of any live production. Built with the help of AV specialist Stjernholm & Co, the OB van will be used for high quality, multi camera Ultra HD 4K production in the Danish broadcast industry, big screen events and live concerts. It has already been booked for the ‘boot camp’ section of the next season of Denmark’s version of The X Factor, which will use various locations across Copenhagen.
Media Group International Installs VidiGo’s Visual Radio Solution at Clouds FM giovedý, 12 Settembre 2013 - 10:27 PM - 3 Months ago - 4 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Dubai, United Arab Emirates--September 12, 2013) Leading Media Systems Integrator Media Group International has assisted Tanzania’s Clouds FM radio station to give its audience a totally new, interactive experience by installing VidiGo Visual Radio software. The new software will go live on air at Clouds FM within the next few weeks. The Clouds FM project is the first major radio installation MGI and VidiGo have completed in Africa since meeting at CABSAT 2012 and subsequently forging a partnership. The two companies are now working together to give MGI’s television and radio customers much greater access to VidiGo’s revolutionary range of broadcast software products.