With AMD’s Multiuser GPU, FirePro S-series server cards allow access
to GPU processing power to create virtual machines, and manage
resources from a scalable, central machine.
At Sundance Festival, a VR installation about life during wartime, shot in
6K with the DepthKit SDK, is set up for real-time compositing inside the
Unreal Engine 4 on NVIDIA Quadro GPUs.
Lanmar Services specializes in scanning buildings and transforming
the scans into 3D models, generating the dimensions required to create
working models for engineers and architects.
IBC Pro AV and broadcast system developers can integrate high quality
streaming and recording into their platforms, without large investments
in training and infrastructure.
The new quad-core HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation has options
up to 2 TB total storage and 32 GB ECC memory. The HP t730 thin client
runs AMD’s quad-core APU with Turbo Core.
Panasonic is demonstrating the LF8P Series LCD displays, using the
Android and HTML5-based Embedded Open Platform for digital signage,
with SCALA software at Integrate in Melbourne.
A new media server at ALLIANZ Stadium in Sydney integrates the
ground’s super screens with numerous digital assets, and controls
an LED ribbon board and 1,200-screen IPTV network.
NVIDIA introduced at SIGGRAPH 2015 a set of APIs called DesignWorks VR
to help designers use the immersive nature of VR to better anticipate how
humans and products might interact.
BOXX’s smallest overclocked workstation, APEXX1, is now available
with Intel’s new Skylake CPU, running high speed graphics and video
playback, while consuming much less power.
Workstation Review: The HP ZBook 15u is the new entrant in HP’s recent
line of mobile workstations designed for film/video editing, graphic design,
CAD, education and architecture.
Clear Channel Norway manages and delivers content to 176 screens
in Oslo Metro stations, independent from on-site disruptions, via private
VPN and Matrox Maevex AV-over-IP platform.
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.
BlueScreen captured green screen footage of journalists at TIFF,
ready for live compositing into an animated CG dance line of Peanuts
characters, played back on-site via the AJA Ki Pro Rack.
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.
Architectural visualization specialists Blue Marble 3D use NVIDIA’s
GPU-based render engine, Iray, on custom BOXX hardware systems,
optimized for their workflow.
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.
NVIDIA’s new Quadro mobile GPUs are built on Maxwell GPU architecture,
running up to 2X faster than earlier Kepler GPUs and supporting M&E,
design and engineering software.
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.