Telestream Integrates VidChecker QC with Vantage Workflow marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 05:59 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow File-based workflow and advanced quality control integration to be demonstrated at NAB2013 (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 9, 2013) Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced the integration of Vantage® video transcoding and workflow orchestration products with VidChecker, the second-generation auto QC (quality control) software product fromVidCheck. The joint solution is being demonstrated at Telestream booth SL2605 at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas April 8-11.
AIR Music Technology Licenses iZotope Radius for Inclusion in Ignite marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 05:50 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Musikmesse, Germany--April 9, 2013) iZotope, a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, has licensed Radius to AIR Music Technology for inclusion in Ignite. Ignite, a desktop recording and creative software solution, is for musicians looking to capture ideas quickly and easily with M-Audio, Akai Pro and Alesis MIDI keyboard controllers. Radius, a time-stretching and pitch-shifting algorithm, will provide Ignite users with even more control over their creative workflow. "When we were looking for a time-stretching algorithm for Ignite, iZotope was the first company we thought of because of the pedigree of their technology. Even at extreme tempo changes, the quality of Radius is very high,” says Principal Product Manager Samara Winterfeld of AIR Music Technology. “iZotope worked closely with our development team on ways to optimize the integration, which is also something that is very important to us."
IKEGAMI and ARRI Introduce The HDK-97ARRI: Broadcast Production Camera With Digital Cinema Image Quality marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 05:45 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New System Represents Elite Marriage of Technologies, Combining ARRI Large Format Super 35MM CMOS Sensor with Ikegami Unicam HD Docking Style Camera (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 9, 2013) Booth #C5108 - Ikegami, leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, and ARRI, the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of professional motion picture camera, digital intermediate (DI) and lighting equipment, today jointly announced the availability of a pioneering new camera system: The HDK-97ARRI.
BroaMan Showcases Its Repeat Platform Devices At The 2013 NAB SHOW marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 05:38 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Repeat48 and Repeat48CWDM Offer Point-to-Point 3G/HD/SD-SDI Video Conversion (Las Vegas, NAB2013--April 9, 2013) BroaMan, a leading German manufacturer of professional digital video, audio and data network solutions providing routing, format conversion and management for a variety of markets, including broadcast, post production and AV, will exhibit its affordable Repeat48 and Repeat48CWDM plug-and-play video conversion solutions at the 2013 NAB Show (Booth C8443).
HP Launches New Class of Server for Social, Mobile, Cloud and Big Data marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 11:27 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Software defined servers designed for the data center and built for the planet (Palo Alto, California--April 9, 2013) HP today unveiled the world's first commercially available HP Moonshot system, delivering compelling new infrastructure economics by using up to 89 percent less energy, 80 percent less space and costing 77 percent less, compared to traditional servers.(1)
Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Set For MTV Debut At 2013 Video Music Awards marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 07:57 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Prolific Content Creator Purchases Eight New Systems, Combining ARRI Large Format Super 35MM CMOS Sensor with Ikegami Unicam HD Docking Style Camera (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 9, 2013) When a channel is known worldwide for groundbreaking content, maintaining that edge is essential. At MTV, the pacesetting programming is paired with equally advanced technology, which will soon include eight of the pioneering new camera systems from Ikegami and ARRI: The HDK-97ARRI.
ARRI Completes M-Series Lighting Range With New M90 Fixture marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 07:44 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 9, 2013) ARRI introduces a new fixture from the award-winning ARRIMAX/M-Series, thus completing the range between 1,200 W and 18,000 W. The M90 introduces a new power class for daylight fixtures at 9,000 W - exactly half the wattage of the ARRIMAX and just over double the wattage of the M40/25. Like all M-Series lampheads, the M90 is equipped with MAX Technology, a unique, patented reflector technology that unifies the advantages of a Fresnel and a PAR fixture. The unit is open-faced and as a result, very bright. The unit is also focusable from 16° up to 49° just by turning the focus knob, producing a remarkably even light field and a crisp, clear shadow. The elimination of spread lenses speeds up the workflow on set and reduces the risk of lost production time due to glass breakage.
ARRI Unveils First Available Lens Lengths For Master Anamorphics marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 07:41 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 9, 2013) ARRI is pleased to announce the first three focal lengths (35 mm, 50 mm and 75 mm) of the highly anticipated ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic lens series will start shipping in May. The lenses are fast and compact, capable of shooting at T1.9. The MA50, recently won a prestigious iF product design award and was utilized on two ALEXA productions: A Trip to Remember and In Flanders Fields.
World-Renowned Editor Walter Biscardi, Jr. Launches Industry Training & Website marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 07:00 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow A Production Website Focused on the Creativity and Business Behind the Technique (Atlanta, Georgia--April 9, 2013) Millions of creatives the world over know editor & Post Production specialist Walter Biscardi, Jr. thanks to the CreativeCow.net website where he has shared knowledge and advice to countless people since 2000. Over 25,000 online posts later, Walter is sticking to his roots of helping to educate his production and entertainment peers.
Blackmagic Design Announces ATEM Studio Converter 2 marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 02:56 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Quad optical fiber converter for connecting to cameras in live production now includes upgraded talkback features, front panel controls, new design and 6G-SDI support. (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Blackmagic Design today announced ATEM Studio Converter 2, a new model of its popular ATEM Studio Converter product with enhanced talkback features, upgraded design and the addition of 6G-SDI support allowing support for Ultra HD video when 6G optical fiber modules become available. ATEM Studio Converter will retail for the same price as the old model, at only US$1,995.
Autodesk and Blackmagic Design Announce Technology Collaboration marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 02:55 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Blackmagic Design and Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) announced that the two companies intend to collaborate on future integrations between Blackmagic Design technology and Autodesk technology. This collaboration will build seamless workflows for customers in the professional video, television and commercial post-production industries. The ongoing work between Blackmagic Design and Autodesk will include the testing and development of integrated workflows between Autodesk technology and Blackmagic Design's PCIe and Thunderbolt based desktop video capture and playback products, including the DeckLink, UltraStudio and Intensity product lines.
Blackmagic Design Announces ATEM Production Studio 4K marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 02:54 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow The world's first Ultra HD 4K live production switcher allows live production in Ultra HD with up to 8 6G-SDI and HDMI 4K sources including internal graphics generation! (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Blackmagic Design today announced ATEM Production Studio 4K, the world's first Ultra HD 4K production switcher with support for Ultra HD live production with 6G-SDI and HDMI 4K technology, is available in April for only $1,995.
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 10 marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 02:52 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New Davinci Resolve 10 Allows Integration Of Post Production Workflows, New On Set Tools, Upgraded Editing And Color Correction, OpenFX Plug In Support And More Project Delivery Options! (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 10, a major upgrade that includes new features for integrating the workflows of multiple different software products used in the film and television industry. DaVinci Resolve 10 has upgraded on set tools, upgraded editing features, support for OpenFX plug ins as well as new tools for delivering final project masters to cinemas.
ARRI L-Series Range OF LED Fresnels Adds Two New Versions marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 02:52 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) ARRI announces two new additions to the popular L-Series range of LED Fresnels: a tuneable tungsten model – the L7-TT – and an optional active cooling version for all fixtures. NAB attendees will be able to see the L7-TT (Tuneable Tungsten) in its first U.S. showing, as a tuneable 2600 K - 3600 K tungsten version of the popular L7-C. The L7-TT is over 20% brighter than the L7-C, while maintaining the same size and weight. It offers the same calibrated color quality and adjustable green-magenta point as the L7-C, and is well suited to applications requiring precise color matching to conventional tungsten lampheads.
Aspera Introduces Major Enhancements To Its Entire Suite of fasp™ High-speed Transfer Software At NAB Show 2013 marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 02:43 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Enhancements cover core transfer servers and clients, web applications for file sharing and exchange, mobile apps, transfer management and workflow automation, high-performance synchronization, and the entire SDK (LONDON & LAS VEGAS, NAB2013--April 8, 2013) 2013 NAB SHOW, Booth SL9716, Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, today announced the release of major enhancements to Aspera’s broad portfolio of high-speed data transfer and automation solutions, the introduction of several exciting new software products, and specialized solutions jointly developed with media technology leaders.
Vision Research Unveils the Next-Generation of Digital High-Speed Imaging at 2013 NAB–the Phantom® Flex4K marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 02:19 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Flex4K Will Offer Levels of Flexibility Never Before Available on a High-Speed Camera (Las Vegas, NAB2013--April 8, 2013) (BUSINESS WIRE)--Vision Research, a leading manufacturer of digital high-speed imaging systems, is previewing the next member of its award-winning digital cinema product line at the 2013 National Association of Broadcasters show. Redefining what’s possible when it comes to high-speed imaging, the Phantom Flex4K offers exceptional image quality, new workflow options, a user-friendly camera control interface and improved performance at standard frame rates. At its full acquisition resolution of 4096 x 2304 the camera is capable of recording from 24 to over 900 frames-per-second (fps), and up to 1,000 fps at 4096 x 2160 resolution.
Editors Embrace Autodesk Smoke Pro Editing Software to Tell Great Stories marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 02:14 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow The Smoke Community Continues to Grow as New Users Adopt the Easy-to-Use Workflow of Editing and Effects Together (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Since Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) announced the radical redesign ofAutodesk Smoke professional video editing software at the 2012 National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB), video editors have enthusiastically embraced uniting editorial and effects together to create compelling stories.
IKEGAMI To Show HD Unicam Line, HDK-77EC2, HLM-905WR Monitor, And More At 2013 NAB SHOW marted́, 09 Aprile 2013 - 01:58 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Multi-Format HDK-97A and HDK-97C, Affordable HDK-55 Highlight Unicam Line; HDK-77EC2 Multi-Format CMOS Camera Also Featured (NAB 2013--April 8, 2013) Booth #C5108, Ikegami (http://www.ikegami.com), a leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will have an advanced range of systems on exhibit at the 2013 NAB Show. This year’s NAB exhibition halls will be open April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.