Nova Entertainment uses Matrox Avio F125 fibre-optic KVM extenders within
a remote audio workflow to extend uncompressed desktops to separate
studios without latency or interruption.
NAB Digital Vision in Sweden has launched the Golden Eye 4 film scanner for
restoration and archive and showed their new Bifrost Archive Bridge software
NAB Following Digital Vision’s new OEM integrations, Marquise will integrate DVO
image tools into M I S T mastering systems and SGO Mistika will support the
Precision control surface.
The AMD FirePro S10000 12GB graphics card is optimised for OpenCL with
double precision performance, suited to video transcoding, digital rendering
and signal processing.
The new NVIDIA Iray VCA GPU rendering appliance aims to accelerate ray
tracing, enabling user interaction with computer models of a high enough
quality to replace physical prototyping.
Due for delivery in December 2013, Thor enables real-time processing for
4K and faster than real-time for HD and SD sources. 8K processing will be
enabled during 2014.
Adobe has released a white paper on hardware optimization for editors, colourists
and graphic and effects artists using Creative Cloud, with tips on tuning and building
up a computer system.
The new Canon 4K 30-inch display has a proprietary image engine, RGB LED
backlight system and IPS LCD panel achieving colour reproduction and
resolution for professional video.
In Sydney recently, AJA’s Jac Kee demonstrated AJA hardware in lens-to-post
workflows. Highlighting workflows for DITs, he included one recording an
event at a Hong Kong Fight Club.
The Dell M3800 is a thin, light 15” workstation, built with the Keplar-based
NVIDIA Quadro K1100M GPU and configurable storage, and optimised for
media and design software.
AdPro uses Teranex 2D Processors for fast international standards conversions
for movie trailers, and Banger Films uses the Teranex to convert decades of
formats for a new rock documentary.
Apple’s upgrade to the Mac Pro includes Intel Xeon processors, two GPUs,
Thunderbolt 2, PCIe flash storage and fast ECC memory. It is already compatible
with Blackmagic and ATTO devices.
Cinedeck’s recording and capture systems now support 4K production
and recent HD delivery standards for digital cinema, broadcast and post.
The HP Z line up of workstations now includes the HP ZBook 14 workstation
Ultrabook and mobile and desktop models with high-speed Thunderbolt
ports and AMD or NVIDIA graphics.
Matrox Video has added 10-bit H.264 intra-frame rendering when using
the Matrox Mojito 4K quad 3G-SDI 4K video monitoring card with Adobe
Premiere Pro CC on Windows platforms.
Ghost Town Media accelerated their 3D renders with Dell workstations
and NVIDIA GPUs to complete a complex 3D environment and animations
for Linkin Park’s new music video.
Hello Chef in Hong-Kong shot their first 4K film on the Canon C500 using
an AJA Ki Pro Quad 4K to record the 4K RAW data while encoding ProRes
4K files to removable drives.
Artists using EIZO ColorEdge monitors can calibrate their systems using
AdderLink Infinity products to over a standard IP network even when
separated by significant distances.