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The Foundry launches MODO 801

The Foundry launches MODO 801

By PVC News Staff | April 25, 2014

New release introduces new, innovative and significantly enhanced 3D content creation workflows

Leading software developer The Foundry has announced the release of a brand new version of its popular 3D content creation application, MODO.   In MODO 801, nearly every element of the end-to-end 3D workflow has been improved upon and tweaked in response to extensive customer feedback... Read More

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AJA Debuts CION: 4K/UHD/2K/HD Professional Camera

AJA Debuts CION: 4K/UHD/2K/HD Professional Camera

By PVC News Staff | April 08, 2014

AJA Video Systems today announced CION, an entirely new professional camera. CION features an ergonomic design and is capable of shooting at 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD resolutions. AJA pioneered lens-to-post Apple ProRes workflows with the introduction of the Ki Pro product line in 2009; CION builds... Read More

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The Foundry announces NUKE STUDIO

The Foundry announces NUKE STUDIO

By PVC News Staff | April 07, 2014

VFX, editorial and finishing in one application

Leading computer graphics software developer, The Foundry has announced an exciting new product at NAB 2014. NUKE STUDIO was announced at a special live announcement event on The Foundry’s booth on Monday evening.

NUKE STUDIO will give users the ability to do VFX, editorial and... Read More

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edelkrone motion control slider

NAB Day One Tidbit - Edelkrone

By Mark Spencer | April 07, 2014

The news behind the big news

On this first day of the NAB show, I avoided the huge crowds around the BlackMagic and AJA booths and instead dug around in the Central Hall. I wanted to find something that not everyone is talking about.

I have a slider from Edelkrone that I'm quite impressed with and I... Read More

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AJA Announces KONA 4 Supporting High Frame Rate 4K up to 60fps

AJA Announces KONA 4 Supporting High Frame Rate 4K up to 60fps

By PVC News Staff | April 07, 2014

Development Partners Autodesk, Cisco, Codex and Colorfront Integrate KONA 4 to Drive 4K HFR Workflows

AJA Video Systems today announced KONA 4, the latest generation in its award-winning line of professional desktop video and audio I/O cards. KONA 4 offers unparalleled features for handling everything from SD to HD, 2K and 4K with full 10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 color spaces for fantastic image... Read More

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4K Killer Combination from Atomos and Sony

By PVC News Staff | April 07, 2014

Atomos 7" Shogun and Sony A7S Camera 4K Recording Solution Shown for the First Time at NAB 2014

Atomos, the creator of the award-winning Apple ProRes Ninja and Samurai camera-mounted recorders, and the pocket-sized Connect converters, will show the brand new 4K Shogun 7" IPS monitor/recorder alongside the new Sony A7S at NAB 2014. The Shogun is currently the only 4K HDMI recording... Read More

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Panasonic Debuts 98” and 84” Professional 4K LED Displays at NAB SHOW

Panasonic Debuts 98” and 84” Professional 4K LED Displays at NAB SHOW

By PVC News Staff | April 07, 2014

Durable, Reliable Ultra HD LQ70 Series Displays Join Additional New Panasonic AV Solutions at NAB Booth C3607

Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a leader in delivering technology solutions for government, enterprise and SMB markets, today announced two new large-format 4K LED displays along with other new professional AV technologies at the National Association of Broadcasters... Read More

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G-Technology Launches its New ‘Studio’ Line of External Hard Drives

G-Technology Launches its New ‘Studio’ Line of External Hard Drives

By PVC News Staff | April 07, 2014

In a new Sleek Black Design, the G-SPEED Studio and G-RAID Studio Deliver New Innovations in Performance, Style and Reliability

G-Technology, a leader in delivering premium storage solutions for audio/video production, photography and the creative professional market, today announced the first products in its new Studio line – the G-RAID Studio and G-SPEED Studio. Continuing G-Technology’s popular design... Read More

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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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