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Mushroom Networks Joins NewTek Developer Network

Mushroom Networks Joins NewTek Developer Network

By PVC News Staff | April 07, 2014

Streamer Broadband Bonding Device Integrated with TriCaster Live Video Production System

Mushroom Networks, Inc., innovators of Broadband Bonding™ technology, announced today its entrance into the NewTek Developer Network.  This enables Mushroom Networks’ Streamer 3G/4G wireless bonding device to be fully integrated with NewTek’s line of TriCaster™... Read More

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NAB: Autodesk Unveils the Highly Anticipated Smoke 2015

NAB: Autodesk Unveils the Highly Anticipated Smoke 2015

By PVC News Staff | April 07, 2014

New in Smoke 2015: 3D Tracking, Re-architected Timeline FX and Faster Performance; More Accessible Than Ever

Autodesk, Inc. unveiled the latest version of its powerful professional video editing software Autodesk Smoke 2015 at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB). In addition to significant new creative tools and performance enhancements, Smoke 2015 will soon be available as a... Read More

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Panasonic and Codex Announce High-Speed 4K V-Raw Recording

Panasonic and Codex Announce High-Speed 4K V-Raw Recording

By PVC News Staff | April 07, 2014

Solution for Panasonic VariCam 35 Camera

Panasonic and Codex, the leading developer of RAW recording and media management systems for motion picture and television production, today announced a strategic product development alliance. Codex, the industry leader in RAW recording and workflow, is working exclusively with Panasonic to... Read More

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Avid DNxHD Codec Addition Further Enhances Sony’s F5 and F55 Performance and Flexibility

Avid DNxHD Codec Addition Further Enhances Sony’s F5 and F55 Performance and Flexibility

By PVC News Staff | April 07, 2014

F5 and F55’s open architecture continues to provide solutions desired by production and post production workflows

Sony is adding the AVID® DNxHD® codec as a future hardware upgrade option to the F5 and F55 CineAlta 4K cameras.

The DNxHD files will be stored in the easy-to-manage MXF OP-1a wrapper, and recorded on-board to Sony’s SxS PRO+ memory card format, which was specially... Read More

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Sony Launches Professional XDCAM Camcorder with XAVCTM recording capability and New Zoom Lens

Sony Launches Professional XDCAM Camcorder with XAVCTM recording capability and New Zoom Lens

By PVC News Staff | April 07, 2014

New PXW-X180 Ready to Support a wide range of Broadcast and video production applications

Sony’s  new PXW-X180 handheld solid-state memory camcorder is the latest addition to the XDCAMTM Series. Ideal for broadcast and professional video production applications, it features three 1/3” Full HD Exmor® CMOS sensors and a new 25x optical zoom Sony G Lens with 26 mm... Read More

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Sony’s F5 and F55 Add Unprecedented Flexibility with the Addition of ProRes Recording

Sony’s F5 and F55 Add Unprecedented Flexibility with the Addition of ProRes Recording

By PVC News Staff | April 07, 2014

Future Hardware Upgrade Option Highlights Ongoing Evolution of F55/F5 4K CineAlta Cameras

Sony is announcing the addition of Apple ProRes on-board recording as a future hardware upgrade option for its F5 and F55 CineAlta 4K cameras.

ProRes files will be stored and recorded internally to the F5 and F55 via Sony’s SxS PRO+ memory cards, which were specially designed to... Read More

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NAB 2014 Exclusive “Sneak Preview”: Tayzu Heavy Lift Drone to Revolutionize Aerial Filmmaking

NAB 2014 Exclusive “Sneak Preview”: Tayzu Heavy Lift Drone to Revolutionize Aerial Filmmaking

By Jeff Foster | April 06, 2014

New Manufacturer to the Market Does a Private "Preview"... and I Have Seen the Future.

In a private exclusive meeting in a hotel suite the weekend before NAB 2014 officially starts, I get a hands-on look at a working prototype heavy-lift "drone" (UAV) that left me literally speechless. Not only is the design quite stunning and clean, but the technology is so advanced I didn't think we'd see anything like this for several years. I have seen the future folks... and it's absolutely beautiful!

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DJI Takes Aerial Filmmaking to New Heights with Phantom 2 Vision+

DJI Takes Aerial Filmmaking to New Heights with Phantom 2 Vision+

By PVC News Staff | April 06, 2014

DJI, a global leader in aerial photography and cinematography platforms, today announced the release of the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+, the world’s first flying camera that captures stabilized HD video out of the box.   The DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ features a built-in camera that shoots... Read More

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Handheld Camera Stabilizer from DJI Unleashes Creativity for Filmmakers

Handheld Camera Stabilizer from DJI Unleashes Creativity for Filmmakers

By PVC News Staff | April 06, 2014

DJI, a global leader in aerial photography and cinematographers platforms, today announced the release of its first handheld camera stabilizer – the DJI Ronin.   The DJI Ronin is designed to create smooth video while retaining control over camera movements for any camera and lens... Read More

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ARRI AMIRA Begins Shipping in April

ARRI AMIRA Begins Shipping in April

By PVC News Staff | April 04, 2014

ARRI is pleased to announce the highly anticipated AMIRA documentary-style camera, available in a range of upgradeable packages, will begin shipping in April.

AMIRA is the versatile documentary-style camera that combines exceptional image quality and affordable CFast 2.0 workflows with... Read More

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ALEXA Software Update Packet SUP 10.0 Preview

ALEXA Software Update Packet SUP 10.0 Preview

By PVC News Staff | April 04, 2014

From the outset, ARRI developed ALEXA as an upgradeable camera system to remain an enduring investment for years to come. Now established as the gold standard of movie production, ALEXA was the camera of choice for Gravity, winner of Best Cinematography and Best VFX Academy Awards. This is the... Read More

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Devil & Demon Delivers Supercomputers For Everyone

Devil & Demon Delivers Supercomputers For Everyone

By PVC News Staff | April 03, 2014

The 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... Read More

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Aspera Expands Partner Ecosystem at NAB 2014

Aspera Expands Partner Ecosystem at NAB 2014

By PVC News Staff | April 03, 2014

Leading media technology providers are adopting Aspera FASPTM to enable high-performance content storage and processing

Aspera, Inc., an IBM Company and creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, expanded its partner ecosystem with new joint solutions powered by Aspera FASP™ high-speed transport technology. New partners choosing Aspera FASP... Read More

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ATTO Technology at NAB 2014 – Powering the World’s Content from Creation to Delivery

ATTO Technology at NAB 2014 – Powering the World’s Content from Creation to Delivery

By PVC News Staff | April 03, 2014

High-performance storage and connectivity solutions to be displayed, including all new Thunderbolt™ 2 technology-enabled Thunder

ATTO Technology, Inc. is showcasing its extensive line of storage and network connectivity solutions in over 70 workflow demonstrations at the 2014 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 7 through April 10. As attendees explore NAB’s focus of... Read More

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Digital Rapids Announces New Enhancements for Transcode Manager 2 and the Kayak Workflow Platform

Digital Rapids Announces New Enhancements for Transcode Manager 2 and the Kayak Workflow Platform

By PVC News Staff | April 02, 2014

Digital Rapids -- the trusted provider of innovative media transformation and workflow solutions for bringing video to wider audiences -- announced today the imminent release of new software components and updates adding powerful capabilities to the Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2 automated... Read More

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Adobe Reveals Next Wave of Innovation for Creative Cloud Video Apps at NAB

Adobe Reveals Next Wave of Innovation for Creative Cloud Video Apps at NAB

By PVC News Staff | April 02, 2014

Major Updates and New Features Turbo-charge Video Workflows, Outpacing the Competition

Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced plans to significantly update all the video apps in Adobe Creative Cloud and will showcase these innovations at the NAB 2014 show in Las Vegas next week. Milestone feature additions, expected to ship in the next coming months, include major updates to Adobe... Read More

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Rampant Design Tools Announces Strategic Partnership with That Studio  at NAB 2014

Rampant Design Tools Announces Strategic Partnership with That Studio at NAB 2014

By PVC News Staff | April 02, 2014

New Partnership Provides Targeted, High Quality, Practical VFX for Studios and Indie Filmmakers

Rampant Design Tools (www.rampantdesigntools.com) today announced a strategic partnership with That Studio, a global, online production and visual effects studio founded by Kanen Flowers and Alan Edward Bell. As a result of this partnership, Rampant Design Tools is rebranding, and refocusing... Read More

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SMPTE® Extends Access to Society Resources With Launch of Mobile App

SMPTE® Extends Access to Society Resources With Launch of Mobile App

By PVC News Staff | April 01, 2014

Free App Provides Direct Access to SMPTE's Membership, Education, and Standards Resources on Smart Devices

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced the release of its new mobile application for use with iOS, Android,... Read More

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MA 135/T1.9 Completes Master Anamorphic Family from ZEISS and ARRI

MA 135/T1.9 Completes Master Anamorphic Family from ZEISS and ARRI

By PVC News Staff | April 01, 2014

Comprehensive range of high-performance anamorphic cine lenses now available on the market

ARRI and ZEISS will be presenting the ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic MA135/T1.9 at their booths at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. This lens completes the Master Anamorphic family, bringing it to a total of seven focal lengths.

The Master Anamorphic family was launched in... Read More

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MochaImport+ for NUKE Bridges Complex VFX Pipelines

MochaImport+ for NUKE Bridges Complex VFX Pipelines

By PVC News Staff | April 01, 2014

New VFX utility provides tight integration between NUKE’s node-based workflow and mocha Pro

Imagineer Systems, creators of the Academy Award-winning mocha® Planar Tracking technology, and mamoworld, innovative developer of motion graphics and VFX software, today announced the release of MochaImport+ for NUKE. The newest VFX utility application to come out of the long-standing... Read More

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