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New HP Workstation Debuts Today
New HP Workstation Debuts Today
Thin, Powerful HP ZBook 15u Mobile Workstation Gets Powerful Processor Upgrade
HP today announced an updated HP ZBook 15u - a thin, powerful, low cost and compact mobile workstation. The HP ZBook 15u with its 15.6" diagonal display is a superb combination of mobility and value.
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HP Announces Industry’s First-Ever Mini Workstation
HP Announces Industry’s First-Ever Mini Workstation
HP Z2 Mini delivers server-grade power in a 2.3 by 8.5 inch package
Today at Autodesk University, HP Inc. unveiled the world’s first mini workstation1 designed for users in CAD and other compute-intensive industries. The stylish, new HP Z2 Mini Workstationdelivers breakthrough power and versatility and atonly 2.3” high is 90% smaller than a traditional business-class tower2.
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SMPTE Brings Together Hollywood Creativity and Silicon Valley Innovation With 2016 ETCA Conference
Fourth Annual Conference Explores How Streaming Video, 4K/UHD, HDR, Immersive Audio, and VR Are Transforming the Personal Media Experience
With its Entertainment Technology in the Connected Age (ETCA) conference, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, brought the industry greater clarity on the technologies and tactics shaping the connected entertainment experience. Held June 27-28 at the Heritage Theatre in Campbell, California, the conference drew experts from both Hollywood and the Silicon Valley to provide unique insight into the future of media delivery and consumption within a connected world.
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HP Announces Power and Performance Boost for HP Z240 Workstation
HP Announces Power and Performance Boost for HP Z240 WorkstationUnder-the-hood improvements deliver reliability, power and remote software linkup to Macs. The HP Z240 has long been a workhorse for power-hungry small and medium businesses, such as design companies, video production studios and architecture firms. But today it gets even more powerful with a double-digit boost to its processing power, memory and the addition of a software receiver to seamlessly link up Apple, Linux and Windows environments.
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Telestream Integrates Comprimato JPEG2000 Codec Technology
Telestream Integrates Comprimato JPEG2000 Codec Technology
Comprimato JPEG2000 Component Option for Vantage Reduces Cost and Saves Time for Archiving, Edit Master and IMF Workflows
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced that Comprimato, a unique JPEG2000 software codec is now available as a component option for Vantage systems operating on Lightspeed server hardware. Comprimato accelerates the decoding and encoding of JPEG2000 based video, utilizing the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) power of Telestream’s Lightspeed servers. The combined solution is ideal for IMF deliveries to Netflix.
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SMPTE to Host Entertainment Technology in the Connected Age
Society Draws Industry Leaders for Two-Day Event Delving Into Nature and Impact of Emerging Technologies on the Delivery of a Connected Entertainment Experience
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that it will host the Entertainment Technology in the Connected Age (ETCA) conference (formerly Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age) from June 27-28 at the Heritage Theater in Campbell, California. Titled "The Race Is On!" the conference will explore the impact of emerging technologies on current and future delivery of a compelling connected entertainment experience. ETCA registration is now open, and early bird pricing is available through April 2.
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SIM Group Supports Women in Film's Public Service Support for Discovery Eye Foundation
SIM Group Supports Women in Film's Public Service Support for Discovery Eye Foundation
SIM Digital, Bling Digital and Chainsaw provide camera, dailies and post services for PSA highlighting the need for early detection of macular degeneration
A simple walk in a park can prove heartbreaking for sufferers of age-related macular degenerative disease as vividly represented in a public service announcement produced by Women in Film for the Discovery Eye Foundations Macular Degeneration Partnership. The SIM Group, through its SIM Digital, Bling Digital and Chainsaw divisions, donated a variety of goods and services toward the production of the PSA, which stresses the importance of early detection in avoiding the worst consequences of a disease that affects some 15 million Americans.
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Comprimato adds JPEG2000 to Vizrt’s Viz Engine arsenal
Simple software upgrade adds Ultra HD-ready streaming format to leading realtime compositor and renderer
Comprimato, a JPEG2000 software codec toolkit provider today announced it has signed an agreement with leading media production tools provider, Vizrt. Comprimato’s JPEG2000 software encoder will be made available to thousands of installed Viz Engines. The combined solution will provide the capability to create JPEG2000 streams, including in Ultra HD, without additional hardware or external devices.
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SMPTE 2015 to Offer Rich Array of Sessions and Special Events
SMPTE 2015 to Offer Rich Array of Sessions and Special Events
Honors & Awards Ceremony and Dinner, Hosted by SMPTE's Sally-Ann D'Amato, to Include Live Music and Silent Auction
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, will complement the extensive program of technical sessions at the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015) with a diverse blend of special events, also scheduled for Oct. 26-29 in Hollywood, California.
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Deluxe to Offer Virtual Reality Services
Deluxe to Offer Virtual Reality Services
First Project, “Neuro” for GE, Created in Partnership with Kite & Lightning Revealed atu E3 2015
Deluxe Entertainment Services Inc. (Deluxe), the world's leading digital services company, today announced a new slate of technology and services to develop content for immersive entertainment and virtual reality experiences. Coinciding with this announcement, Deluxe has recently completed work on "Neuro," developed with creative VR studio Kite & Lightning for GE, debuting today at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles, Calif.
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Harmonic Launches the Harmonic Video Network Delivering OTT
HVN-1 Will Offer Insight Into the Technology Behind Efficient Video Delivery, While HVN-2 Features Striking Footage That is Available Royalty-Free in 4K
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced the launch of its Harmonic Video Network (HVN), an OTT video streaming service available at www.hvn.tv. Designed to provide video engineers with a valuable source of information related to video delivery infrastructure, the HVN-1 channel will focus on workflow, content creation, channel playout and distribution, video service delivery, cable edge and multiscreen issues. HVN-2 will celebrate the beauty of the moving image with cultural and environmental vignettes from around the world, demonstrating the industry's best video quality and highlighting Harmonic content originally produced in 4K and available for license at www.harmonicinc.com.
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HP Introduces Industry's Thinnest and Lightest Workstation Ultrabooks
New ZBook Workstations Extend World's Thinnest and Lightest Business-Class Notebook Status Held by HP
HP (NYSE: HPQ) today introduced the industry's thinnest and lightest workstation Ultrabooks™ (1), the HP ZBook 14 and 15u. HP also announced its next-generation virtual workstation and enhancements to its Remote Graphics Software.
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The Tiffen Company Releases Major Upgrade to Its Tiffen Dfx Digital Filter Suite
The Tiffen Company Releases Major Upgrade to Its Tiffen Dfx Digital Filter Suite
New Tiffen Dfx 4 now also supports digital intermediate workflows; adds historical photographic processes and motion picture film stocks to its collection of features and capabilities
The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning imaging accessories, has announced the release of the highly-anticipated version 4 of the multiple award-winning Tiffen Dfx digital filter suite. A powerhouse among special effects software, Tiffen Dfx 4 delivers even more illustrious video and still image effects to its already extensive package. Version 4 adds OFX plug-in support, making it compatible with digital intermediate programs Blackmagic Design Davinci Resolve and Assimilate Scratch, as well as the high-end Nuke visual effects program from The Foundry. The feature-rich Tiffen Dfx 4 upgrade also includes support for Sony Vegas NLEs as well as 12 new visual effects filters, 93 new historical photographic processes, 30 new motion picture film stocks, a dramatic speed increase in GPU acceleration, state-of-the-art floating point precision for a non-destructive workflow, and vivid Retina display support for Mac.
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Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 11.1
Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 11.1Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 11.1, a major new update based on customer feedback that includes dozens of features and improvements that professional editors and colorists have been asking for. DaVinci Resolve 11.1 is available for free download now for all existing DaVinci Resolve customers.
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IBC 2014: It’s All About Creativity and Flexibility
IBC 2014: It’s All About Creativity and Flexibility
Autodesk Boosts Creative Workflows with Upgrades and Flexible Subscription Models
Autodesk is heading to Amsterdam for the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) (September 12 – 16, 2014) with updates to its popular VFX, post production and 3D animation creative tools that enable artists to do their best work. In Hall 7, Stand D.25, Autodesk will feature an impressive lineup of speakers from creative shops around the world and also host a special Flame Awards event in celebration of this year’s most outstanding Flame talent.
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Vancouver Film School Selects HP Z Workstations with AMD FirePro Professional Graphics
HP today announced that Vancouver Film School (VFS), Canada's premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution has installed 775 HP Z420 Workstations with AMD FirePro W7000 professional graphics.
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Silicon Valley Comes to Hollywood – Well Burbank anyway!
Silicon Valley Comes to Hollywood – Well Burbank anyway!
Ever Wondered How Quickly Digital Technology is Transforming Content Creation and Delivery? Well Wonder No More. Come Along to The Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel on Thursday July 24Th and Enjoy a Day of Unbridled Geek Speak and Fun Filled Tlas.
At the Burbank Marriot on Thursday July 24 from 11am to 7pm, Blackmagic Design and its strategic partners will be hosting an event highlighting the convergence of digital and broadcast technologies and their impact on the Media & Entertainment (M&E) Industry. This is your chance to catch up on the latest developments in M&E technology and see the complete range of Blackmagic Design solutions for broadcast, post-production and live events.
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2014 Entertainment in the Internet Age (ETIA) Conference Show Report
ETIA 2014 Overview
Showcasing the state of the art in technologies for providing entertainment over digital infrastructures, the second Entertainment in the Internet Age (ETIA) conference was jointly sponsored by SMPTE and Stanford's Center for Image Systems Engineering (SCIEN). On June 17 and 18, attendees gathered in the Nvidia Auditorium in the Huang Engineering Building on the Stanford campus to hear presentations from more than 50 industry experts. These visionaries shared their insights on best practices and future challenges for serving the entertainment needs of consumers worldwide over IP-based infrastructure — most commonly using the Internet.
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Devil & Demon Strategy Appoints VFX Legend Richard Edlund To The Board
Devil & Demon Strategy Appoints VFX Legend Richard Edlund To The Board
Edlund Completes Flagship VFX Sequences for NBC’s Crossbones Series Using Devil & Demon Super-Fast Computing
The Devil & Demon Strategy, manufacturer of super-fast computers for everyone, announced today that renowned visual effects (VFX) creator, Richard Edlund, has joined its board of directors. The winner of seven Academy Awards, Edlund brings a depth and breadth of experience in motion picture and high-end television VFX to the company, and will consult on the development of the Devil and Demon product line to meet the needs of digital artists and studios in entertainment imaging worldwide.
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Ready-to-use 4K Broadcast Graphics Solution from Ventuz and Blackmagic at NAB
Ventuz and Blackmagic Partner Up at NAB 2014 To Showcase A Cost-Efficient, Off-The-Shelf 4K Broadcast Graphics Workflow In Booth #SL11127. Software/hardware Integration Enables Live, On-Air Broadcast Graphics Without Pre-Rendering.
Ventuz Technology, developer of resolution-independent, real-time graphics software and Blackmagic Design, manufacturer of creative video technology join forces to provide an affordable, off-the-shelf solution that can be used today for 4K Ultra HD broadcasts.
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AMD, Blackmagic Design, Fusion-io, and LumaForge to Demonstrate World’s Fastest 4K Video Workstation at NAB 2014.
Combining the Blistering Performance of the New AMD FirePro™ W9100 Professional Graphics with the High-End Functionality of Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve™ Color Grading Software and the Lightning Speed of the Fusion ioFX Memory Tier, LumaForge will demonstrate the World’s Fastest Real-Time 4K Video Processing Workstation at the 2014 NAB Expo.
As announced on Wednesday March 26, 2014, AMD will be releasing a new version of their flagship professional FirePro graphic card. The FirePro W9100 graphics represents the latest innovation in multi-core, high throughput OpenCL graphics processing. AMD and its solution partners are pleased to be demonstrating the new professional graphics in action at this coming NAB Expo to be held in Las Vegas from April 7 -10. Visit the AMD booth at #SL10405 to see the demonstration.
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Devil & Demon Delivers Supercomputers For Everyone
Devil & Demon Delivers Supercomputers For EveryoneThe Devil & Demon Strategy today announced the availability of super-computers for everyone. The new product line of custom-tuned Devil supercomputers and fast Demon workstations unleash unparalleled computing muscle in small footprints, with a breakthrough business model delivering flexible and cost-competitive purchasing options. Devil and Demon Strategy, will launch at NAB 2014, April 5-10 in Las Vegas, at booth #OE1358.
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All New Mac Pro Available Starting Tomorrow
All New Mac Pro Available Starting TomorrowApple® today announced the all-new Mac Pro® will be available to order starting Thursday, December 19. Redesigned from the inside out, the all-new Mac Pro features the latest Intel Xeon processors, dual workstation-class GPUs, PCIe-based flash storage and ultra-fast ECC memory.
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All-New Animated Overlay Sets Feature Custom Entry & Exit Motions
Digital Juice releases Animated Overlay Sets, Collection 3: Glossy Finish for instant download
Digital Juice® announced today the release of Animated Overlay Sets, Collection 3: Glossy Finish. Animated Overlay Sets are collections of matching QuickTime animation files, including dynamic Entry and Exit motions for each looping animated overlay. They are perfect for adding impact to any video production. Available as an instant download, this new collection features 10 new Animated Overlay Sets that can be used in any video or motion graphics editing application.
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NextComputing Unveils New High-Performance Workstation for Content Creation Professionals
Compact, mini-tower workstation offers ultimate balance of processing, storage for working unhindered with high-resolution imagery
NextComputing, a leading manufacturer of small footprint, high-performance workstations and servers, has announced the Nucleus EXP - the latest and most powerful addition yet to its Nucleus family of workstation computers. The Nucleus EXP features a mini-tower chassis housing dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2 series processors, up to twenty (20) internal 2.5" hard drives or SSDs (Solid State Drives), and support for three high-end, dual-width graphics cards. These unique capabilities allow creative professionals working with high-resolution imagery such as 4K and 6K video to work fluidly in real time, freeing them from restrictive and time-consuming workflows.
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Introducing the All New Mac Pro—The Most Radical Mac Ever
Introducing the All New Mac Pro—The Most Radical Mac EverApple® today redefined pro computing with the launch of the all-new Mac Pro®. Designed around an innovative unified thermal core, the Mac Pro features the latest Intel Xeon processors with up to 12 cores, dual workstation-class GPUs, six Thunderbolt 2 ports, PCIe-based flash storage and ultra-fast ECC memory. Packing amazing performance in a stunning new design, the all-new Mac Pro starts at $2,999 (US) and will be available in December.
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Colorfront Unleashes Cutting-Edge Advances Across Dailies And Transkoder Products At IBC 2013
Colorfront Unleashes Cutting-Edge Advances Across Dailies And Transkoder Products At IBC 2013IBC 2013, Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer Colorfront will underline its reputation as an industry-leading technology innovator as it previews performance-boosting advances for 4K and Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) production and post production, across the 2014 versions of its On-Set Dailies, Express Dailies and Transkoder products at IBC 2013, Amsterdam, 13-17 Sept (c/o AJA 7.F11, Tangent 7.G33 and Sony 12.A10).
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HP Expands Z Workstation Portfolio, Unveils World’s First Workstation Ultrabook
Company reinvents workstation lineup with new HP ZBook Mobile Workstations, HP Z Displays, enhanced HP Z Workstations and Thunderbolt technology
HP today announced the expansion of its Z portfolio of professional workstation and display products, including the world’s first workstation Ultrabook™ — the HP ZBook 14(1) — and the industry’s first line of workstations to offer Intel’s Thunderbolt technology for high-speed data transfer.(2)
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RE:Vision Effects announces Twixtor 6 with GPU support for Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro and Apple Final Cut Pro.
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces Twixtor® 6 with GPU support for Adobe® After Effects®, Adobe Premiere Pro® and Apple® Final Cut Pro®. Create highly engaging slow motion shots with Twixtor without the cost of renting a high speed camera. In order to achieve its unparalleled image quality, Twixtor synthesizes unique new frames by warping and interpolating frames of the original sequence by employing RE:Vision's proprietary tracking technology that calculates motion for each individual pixel.
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Colorfront Unleashes Cutting-Edge Advances Across Dailies And Transkoder Products At IBC 2013
Colorfront Unleashes Cutting-Edge Advances Across Dailies And Transkoder Products At IBC 2013Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer Colorfront will underline its reputation as an industry-leading technology innovator as it previews performance-boosting advances for 4K and Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) production and post production, across the 2014 versions of its On-Set Dailies, Express Dailies and Transkoder products at IBC 2013, Amsterdam, 13-17 Sept (c/o AJA 7.F11, Tangent 7.G33 and Sony 12.A10).
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Ventuz Powers On-Air Broadcast Graphics for 'Chinese Idol' Reality TV Show
Ventuz Powers On-Air Broadcast Graphics for 'Chinese Idol' Reality TV ShowChinese Idol, the Chinese reality/singing competition modeled after American Idol, marks the start of every show with an animated opener that takes the TV viewer on a journey of synchronized sound, moving design, text and images. The dazzling branded opening sequence as well as the dynamic live on-air and in-studio graphics are produced and delivered using Ventuz real-time 3D presentation and broadcast graphics software. Beijing-based Hunter, an interactive creative division of TVM, designed the on-air graphics for the show.
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Fabric Engine Threads Three Product Previews into SIGGRAPH 2013 Appearance
New Semi-Procedural Locomotion System, Stage Assembly and Lighting App, and Plug-and-Play Development Framework on Display in Booth #737
Custom development and R&D lies at the heart of every new production, and it’s costing studios a fortune. At SIGGRAPH 2013, Fabric Engine is demoing new products that will bring the time, energy and financial costs often associated with this process under control. Whether it’s unleashing multi-threaded performance inside packages like Maya and Nuke for technical directors (Creation: Splice) or showing off a new procedural locomotion system for crowds and characters (Creation: Horde), booth #737 (with Shotgun Software) is where the future of content creation tools become a reality.
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ARISE NEWS global TV network uses Ventuz software for broadcast newsroom on-air graphics, video walls and interactivity
ARISE NEWS global TV network uses Ventuz software for broadcast newsroom on-air graphics, video walls and interactivity"ARISE NEWS," the new 24-hour global TV news network, leveraged Ventuz high-end graphics software for their broadcast newsroom solution including real-time 2D/3D graphics, HD video walls and interactive in-studio applications. London-based Spotted Zebra led the system design and integration.
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Apple Gives Sneak Peek Into the Future of the Pro Desktop
Apple Gives Sneak Peek Into the Future of the Pro DesktopApple® today showed a sneak peek into the future of the pro desktop with a first look at the next generation Mac Pro®. Designed around a revolutionary unified thermal core, the Mac Pro introduces a completely new pro desktop architecture and design that is optimized for performance inside and out. With next generation Xeon processors, dual workstation-class GPUs, Thunderbolt 2, PCIe-based flash storage, and ultra-fast ECC memory, the new 9.9-inch tall Mac Pro packs an amazing amount of power into an incredibly small package.
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HP Launches New Class of Server for Social, Mobile, Cloud and Big Data
HP Launches New Class of Server for Social, Mobile, Cloud and Big Data
Software defined servers designed for the data center and built for the planet
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)
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Versatile Distribution Services Delivers Turnkey Systems Optimized for 4K and 2K ASSIMILATE SCRATCH DI and Dailies Workflows
New Turnkeys to be Offered in North America Exclusively by CineSys-Oceana
Versatile Distribution Services (VDS), a distributor specializing in integrated solutions for the media and entertainment industry today announced the immediate availability of integrated 4K and 2K turnkey workstations featuring ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® Digital Intermediate software. SCRATCH enables digital cinema and broadcast artists to generate dailies, conform, color-correct, and finish within a real-time, integrated, user-friendly solution. The turnkey systems will be available exclusively in North America through CineSys-Oceana, one of the largest media and entertainment industry resellers.
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ASSIMILATE Showcases SCRATCH 4K Workflows at NAB 2013
SCRATCH Enables Powerful 4K Workflows Without the Cost of Big Iron Systems
Event: NAB 2013
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Autodesk Kicks Off 14th Annual 3December Celebration on December 3
Honoring 3D Computer Graphics and Artists from Around the World
On December 3, 2012, Autodesk Inc., with support from HP, AMD and Intel, will kick off 3December 2012 - an annual celebration of 3D computer graphics and the artists who create them featuring a series of virtual and live events. From December 3-7, 3D artists around the globe will be able to get an in-depth look at work from some of the industry's top talent, learn from the pros and network with professionals through live events hosted by Autodesk, as well as virtual events, MasterClasses and tutorials hosted on the company's 3December website.
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ASSIMILATE Announces Support for AMD FirePro Professional Graphics
ASSIMILATE, makers of the powerful, real-time SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® digital intermediate and dailies workflow software for the production and post-production of feature film, episodic television, commercials and spots, today announced support for AMD (NYSE: AMD) FirePro™ W8000 and V7900 SDI professional graphics cards.
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MAXON CINEMA 4D Release 14 Now Available
Eagerly Awaited Features Include Sculpting, New Camera Functionality and Rendering Enhancements
MAXON announced the immediate availability of CINEMA 4D Release 14, the next generation of its industry-leading 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting, and rendering software application. CINEMA 4D R14 delivers eagerly awaited features including a new, fully integrated sculpting system, new camera matching functionality, the debut of exchange plugins to two key applications – The Foundry NUKE and Adobe Photoshop Extended – improved integration with Adobe After Effects and a huge number of other powerful workflow feature enhancements.
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Fabric Engine Announces Creation Platform At Siggraph 2012
Fabric Engine Announces Creation Platform At Siggraph 2012
Creation Platform is the World’s First Dedicated Platform For Building High-Performance Graphics Applications
Fabric Engine Inc, a software company focused on high-performance 2D and 3D graphics solutions, announced today Creation Platform, a framework for building custom, high-performance graphics applications. By providing the major building blocks for tool creation, Creation Platform allows developers to spend less time building back-end architectures, and more time building critical workflows and high-performance functionality into their tools.
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Animated Title Templates with Dramatic Style in New Toxic Type® 8
Digital Juice releases Toxic Type Collection 8 featuring cinematic-themed text-centric templates for Adobe After Effects®
Digital Juice® announced today that it is releasing Toxic Type™ Collection 8 for Adobe After Effects: Cinematic III. The Toxic Type collections feature a variety of ready-to-use Adobe After Effects® templates that contain expertly-designed text-centric animations with title text and supporting graphics presented in a lively and attention-getting manner. After Effects artists can build projects around these animated text designs or simply add the ready-made title segments to any multi-segment production for a polished cinematic look that will grab the viewer’s interest.
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HP Delivers High-performance Desktop and Mobile Workstations
HP Delivers High-performance Desktop and Mobile WorkstationsHP today announced the new HP Z220 Workstations and HP EliteBook Mobile Workstations, packed with reliable and professional-class features.
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NVIDIA Contributes CUDA Compiler to Open Source Community
NVIDIA Contributes CUDA Compiler to Open Source Community
Widely Used LLVM Compiler’s Support Opens GPU Computing to Broad Range of Programming Languages
NVIDIA today announced that LLVM, one of the industry’s most popular open source compilers, now supports NVIDIA GPUs, dramatically expanding the range of researchers, independent software vendors (ISVs) and programming languages that can take advantage of the benefits of GPU acceleration.
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ASSIMILATE Announces Support for AMD Radeon HD Graphics on MacOS X
ASSIMILATE, makers of the powerful real-time SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® digital Intermediate and dailies workflow software, today announced support for AMD (NYSE: AMD) Radeon HD 5770 and 5870 graphics cards on the MacOS® X versions of these applications. AMD Radeon Graphics join NVidia Quadro graphics and AJA Kona SDI to form an extremely flexible line-up of powerful GPU and video-playback solutions for SCRATCH and Lab on MacOS X.
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JMR Introduces New Suite Of Cloud Ready Servers And Workstations At The NAB 2012 Show
JMR's new cloud servers, network storage server, and all-in-one desktop workstation deliver unprecedented power and scalability
JMR Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of scalable storage solutions, today announced the latest additions to its BlueStor™ and SilverStor™ family of products, a complete suite of cloud ready RAID solutions, servers and workstations.
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Autodesk Hosts 13th Annual 3December Celebration
Autodesk Hosts 13th Annual 3December Celebration
Celebrates 3D Computer Graphics Worldwide with Live and Virtual Events
From December 5 to 8, Autodesk Inc., together with the support of HP, AMD and Xsens, will host 3December 2011, the company's annual celebration of 3D computer graphics and the artists who create them.
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AMD FirePro™ V4900 Professional Graphics Card Delivers Best-in-Class Features, Performance and Unparalleled Value
AMD FirePro™ V4900 blows away competition1 while delivering AMD Eyefinity technology for entry-level professional graphics market
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Sony Announces New Upgrade Of Vegas Pro Software
Award-Winning NLE Software Provides Comprehensive GPU Acceleration, NVIDIA 3D Vision Support and New Titling Technology
Sony Creative Software, a leading global provider of professional editing and authoring applications, today announced the latest upgrade to its Vegas™ editing technology. Vegas Pro 11 adds significant performance improvements to the award-winning NLE, courtesy of OpenCL™ and highly optimized GPU hardware acceleration for video processing and rendering. Vegas Pro 11 is the world's first Windows-based OpenCL NLE, broadly supporting the open standard for core video editing operations, video effects and rendering. Other new features include NVIDIA 3D Vision support for single-display 3D computers such as the VAIO F Series 3D laptops and L Series 3D desktops, an enhanced video stabilizer tool, and new software tools for creating animated titles.
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Blackmagic Design Supports AMD’s FirePro SDI-Link
Blackmagic Design today announced it will support the new AMD FirePro™ SDI-Link initiative and is currently working to integrate Blackmagic Design’s capture and playback products with the newly introduced FirePro SDI-Link line of graphics cards.
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Bluefish444 Announces Lightspeed Integration w/ AMD Firepro SDI-Link Platform
Applications include live broadcast graphics, 2D/3D visual effects, video transcoding and real-time SDI previews for post production workflows, including color grading, compositing, grain removal and animation.
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed SD/HD/2K video cards, announced its Lightspeed™ driver for the Epoch video card range. The Lightspeed™ driver is Bluefish444’s integration technology for SDI I/O with the AMD FirePro™ SDI – Link Technology Platform.
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MAXON CINEMA 4D Release 13 Now Available
Next Generation Simplifies Character Animation, Adds Stereographic Capabilities and Physical Rendering
Today, MAXON announced the immediate availability of CINEMA 4D Release 13, the next generation of its industry- leading 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting, and rendering software application. With all new character tools, integrated stereographic capabilities, streamlined multi-artist collaboration and physical rendering, CINEMA 4D Release 13 builds on the company’s 25-year legacy of enabling digital content creators around the world to produce highly engaging content quickly and easily for a variety of industries.
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Tweak Software's RV 3.12 is Now Available
Tweak Software has released the newest version of its RV image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists. Introduced earlier this month at SIGGRAPH 2011, RV 3.12 includes a brand new presentation mode, support for ARRI Alexa and RED formats, cost-effective stereo reviews using 3D TVs and a host of new features.
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AMD to showcase AMD FirePro V7900 and V5900 with customer demonstrations at IBC 2011
New high-end graphics card improves performance for GPU-reliant applications like Maya, 3ds Max, NX and SolidWorks
AMD today unveiled its line-up of technology and customer demonstrations scheduled to take place at the company’s booth (hall 7, H35) at IBC 2011. The show will provide attendees with a first look at the AMD FirePro V7900 and V5900, the new flagship models of its workstation-class professional graphics cards which deliver strong application performance in broadcast workflows. The cards reduce the cost and complexity of immersive visualization applications such as stereo 3D
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Autodesk Announces Subscription Advantage Packs for 2012 Entertainment Software
Digital Entertainment Creation Software Subscription Customers Receive Early Access to Powerful New Capabilities
At SIGGRAPH 2011 — Autodesk, Inc., has announced Subscription Advantage Packs for its Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites 2012, as well as most of its portfolio of Digital Entertainment Creation (DEC) toolsets. Subscription Advantage Packs provide current Autodesk Subscription customers with early access to new features and enhancements that help manage complexity, make everyday workflows more efficient and expand creative capabilities.
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Khronos Enriches Cross-Platform 3D Graphics with Release of OpenGL 4.2 Specification
New open API specification available immediately; Developer feedback integrated into wide-ranging performance and functionality enhancements
The Khronos™ Group today announced the immediate release of the OpenGL® 4.2 specification, bringing the very latest graphics functionality to the most advanced and widely adopted cross-platform 2D and 3D graphics API (application programming interface).
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MAXON Unveils CINEMA 4D Release 13
Next Generation Simplifies Character Animation, Adds Stereographic Capabilities and Physical Rendering
Today, MAXON announced CINEMA 4D Release 13, the next generation of its industry- leading 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting, and rendering software application. With all new character tools, integrated stereographic capabilities, streamlined multi-artist collaboration and physical rendering, CINEMA 4D Release 13 builds on the company’s 25-year legacy of enabling digital content creators around the world to produce highly engaging content quickly and easily for a variety of industries.
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Apple Updates Mac mini
Apple® today updated the Mac® mini with next generation Intel Core processors, new discrete graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and Lion, the world’s most advanced operating system. The new Mac mini delivers up to twice the processor and graphics performance of the previous generation in the same amazingly compact and efficient aluminum design.* Starting at just $599 (US), the new Mac mini is available for order today and in stores tomorrow.
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Autodesk Education and Training Events at SIGGRAPH 2011
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced that the company will offer tailored programs and host special events for students and teachers during SIGGRAPH 2011, which occurs August 7, 2011 to August 11, 2011 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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Apple Announces New iMac
With Next Generation Quad-Core Processors, Graphics & Thunderbolt I/O Technology
Apple® today updated its signature all-in-one iMac® with next generation quad-core processors, powerful new graphics, groundbreaking high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime® HD camera. Starting at $1,199, the new iMac is up to 70 percent faster and new graphics deliver up to three times the performance of the previous generation.*
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