The graphic display moving across the 25,000 sq ft of UHD digital
signage on Broadway on NYC’s Times Square, incorporates nearly
24 million pixels, powered by AMD FirePro graphics cards.
The HP Z Turbo Drive G2 PCIe SSD, an M.2 PCIe connected SSD powered
by Samsung’s NVMe, can output up to four times the performance of a
conventional SATA SSD for a similar cost.
Windsong Productions runs their Adobe CC and Cinema 4D workflows
for broadcast production and post on the new BOXX APEXX 5 workstation,
customised for grading and motion graphics.
The new Sonnet Echo Express SE I expansion chassis enables the use
of nearly all types of high-performance PCI Express cards with any Mac
or Windows computer with a Thunderbolt port.
Rohde & Schwarz DVS has updated its production, post and mastering
systems to help broadcasters and content providers migrate to the
industries’ IMF and UHD/4K workflows.
The Sony PMW-PZ1 has playback functions for 4K 24p up to 60p and
HD video supporting multiple formats, practical I/O connectivity and
straightforward copy and backup functionality.
Osprey by Variosystems’ new Ceylon encoding software, Linux drivers,
converters and peripherals extend the use of their video cards and
components in new and existing systems.
A regional French Fire & Rescue Dept installed two Agelec video walls
fitted with Matrox Mura MPX cards in their emergency response centre
to help manage constantly evolving situations.
NAB Matrox Monarch HDX is a compact dual-channel H.264 encoding
appliance with 3G-SDI and HDMI inputs and two independent H.264
encoders for redundancy or individual settings.
Multi-channel, low-profile Matrox I/O video cards will power the TESERA
servers’ delivery of output formats, scaling, graphic overlays and other
NAB SGO Mistika finishing systems and Mamba FX compositing software
now support the new NVIDIA Quadro M6000 GPU, built on Maxwell
architecture with 12 GB of GPU memory.
New Blackmagic Design Intensity Pro 4K is a very fast PCIe card
for capture and playback of high quality SD, HD and Ultra HD video
on Windows, Mac and Linux PCI Express computers.
HP is now releasing two 4K and a 5K display, all of which connect to
multiple devices at once, made for working with video and images
shot, and media created, at 4K and higher resolutions.
To screen film festival entries at high quality, Cinematiq has designed
a file-based workflow incorporating AJA Ki Pro player/recorders for
playback through projectors at festival venues.
Video equipment manufacturer China Digital Video has chosen to
use the X.mio3 SDI video card as the basis of its new Mariana5D-4K
online graphics system and A10-4K character generator.
Following the launch of HP’s new workstations and displays in October
2014, the HP DreamColor Display has won a Scientific & Technical
Academy Award for its impact on filmmaking.
HP’s new mobile Zbook G2 workstations 14 and 15u are thin, light and
customisable, configured with 3D graphics, storage and performance for
professional applications and software.
The Immersive Technology Alliance, ITA, is currently forming working
groups to develop effective quality assurance and software compatibility
standards for virtual reality devices.