(Toronto: April 12, 2006) Lor-tech, a workflow solution provider for the film and broadcast post industries, has installed two seats of IRIDAS' FrameCycler DDS playback system at Technicolor in Toronto. Together with an HP server and the Ciprico MediaVault 4210 RAID array, the software provides direct-from-disk playback of uncompressed 2K film sequences of any length.
With FrameCycler DDS, artists and supervisors at Technicolor have a means of reviewing their work directly at full resolution in native file formats. Playlists can include material from various locations on a network so that no additional time or resources are required for moving files or converting footage to other formats.
"FrameCycler DDS is a perfect example of the growing movement towards tools that integrate the workflow," said Corey Kawucha, Account Manager at Lor-Tech. "Whatever the file format, FrameCycler can play it. FrameCycler DDS connects the pipeline, providing a command centre from which work can be monitored and creative decisions made as you go.
Technicolor is currently using FrameCycler DDS in their work on "Little Man" and "The Banquet." For more information on FrameCycler DDS visit www.iridas.com or contact Lor-Tech at 905 278-0036.
Lor-tech was founded in 1997and offers services to the Visual Effects, Post Production, Animation and Broadcast industry. Lor-tech employs highly skilled individuals with diversified technical and application backgrounds to better understand the needs of its customers as well as the ever changing industry, world wide. Lor-tech's focus over the past few years has been providing solutions for work-flow challenges with film, data, colour management, playback, display and infrastructure. Visit www.lor-tech.com.
IRIDAS pioneered desktop film-resolution playback in 2001. Its FrameCycler products are now the industry standard for frame-based image review. In 2003 IRIDAS introduced the first non-destructive color correction application. Today SpeedGrade and FrameCycler provide a complete, end-to-end pipeline for uncompressed content and color data. IRIDAS' applications are used by most major animation and post-production houses including Warner Bros. Feature Animation, Industrial Light and Magic, The Moving Picture Company, ReelFX, Lowry Digital (DTS), and many others. IRIDAS is an independent, privately held company headquartered in Munich, Germany. For more information visit www.iridas.com