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eyeon to Introduce New Training Initiative at NAB

By PVC News Staff | April 03, 2009

Getting New VFX Artists Up-to-Speed Fast with SWAT

eyeon Software Inc., maker of the award-winning Fusion™ compositing application, announced its new SWAT certification program to ensure that new and established VFX artists receive the training and support they need to realize their full creative potential. With the new SoftWare Artist Training (SWAT) umbrella program, the company has expanded its international network of trainers, colleges, online resources, and in-house product support personnel to ensure that every eyeon artist is up-to-speed on the latest versions of Fusion™, Generation®, Rotation®, and Vision®. eyeon will launch the new program at NAB, April 20-23, 2009, in Las Vegas. Read More

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SynthEyes Sees Double at NAB

By PVC News Staff | April 03, 2009

Andersson Technologies LLC will be demonstrating the latest SynthEyes 2008+1 (2008.1) release of its versatile and affordable camera tracking application at NAB Booth SL7406 in Las Vegas, April 20-23. The new SynthEyes release will be demonstrated using the 64-bit OS X version; the leading-edge 64-bit OS X capability was announced in January. Read More

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Zaxcom Announces Deva and Fusion Display Screen Upgrade

By PVC News Staff | April 03, 2009

Zaxcom, a pioneering provider of professional audio equipment, today announced a display screen upgrade for the company's popular Deva and Fusion audio recording systems. Three times as bright as existing Deva displays, the new screen allows for easier control in any environment. The additional luminance allows audio professionals to view and adjust all of Deva settings - such as scene, take, note, and roll number metadata - quickly and easily, even in direct bright sunlight. Read More

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Digital Film Tools releases zMatte

By PVC News Staff | April 01, 2009

v3, a full featured blue and green screen keyer for Adobe After Effects and Photoshop, Apple Final Cut Pro and Avid Editing Systems. Read More

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DAZ 3D Sweetens its 3D Model Library with Release of the Girl 4

By PVC News Staff | April 01, 2009

Renowned 3D Figure Receives Makeover Complete with Unprecedented Morphing and Unmatched Versatility

Get ready to meet the Girl of your dreams! Adding yet another exciting addition to its immense 3D content library, DAZ 3D today unveils the newest version of its highly popular 3D figure, the Girl 4, complete with customizable body shaping, increased texture map resolution and greatly improved joint rigging. Created from DAZ 3D's celebrated fourth-generation Unimesh™, the Girl 4 is fully compatible with all Victoria 4, Victoria 4 Elite and Aiko 4 head and body shapes, textures and poses, opening more options and new creative possibilities than ever before. Read More

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New Petrol™ Transparent Raincovers for EX 3, GY-HD200, PDW-700 & AJ-HP2700 sized cameras

By PVC News Staff | April 01, 2009

Petrol™, a Vitec Group brand, introduces two new versions of the popular Petrol Transparent Raincover. The PCR-15 provides the ultimate weather protection for medium-size video cameras like the Sony PMW-EX3 and JVC GY-HD200, while the extra-large PRC-25 is designed to shelter full-size broadcast cameras like the Sony PDW-700 and Panasonic AJ-HPX2700. Read More

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NVIDIA SLI MULTI-OS EMPOWERS WORLD’S FIRST VIRTUALIZED GRAPHICS WORKSTATION

By PVC News Staff | March 31, 2009

Enables Virtualization of Multiple NVIDIA Quadro GPUs from a Single Workstation; Maximizes Productivity and Cost Savings

NVIDIA, the inventor of the GPU, today introduced NVIDIA® SLI® Multi-OS, a ground-breaking technology that allows users and visualization applications, for the first time, to take full advantage of multiple NVIDIA® Quadro® GPUs from a single graphics workstation in a virtualized environment. Read More

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NVIDIA INTRODUCES INDUSTRY’S MOST POWERFUL PROFESSIONAL GRAPHICS LINEUP

By PVC News Staff | March 31, 2009

Most Advanced Visualization Product Line Ever; Highlights Decade of Quadro Graphics Innovation

Whether designing the next aircraft or delivering seven-day weather forecasts, today's professionals seek a reliable, robust visualization platform designed to address their unique challenges and needs. Highlighting a decade of innovation, driven by the needs of the most demanding professionals, NVIDIA today introduced its most powerful and advanced top-to-bottom line of Quadro® professional GPU solutions in the Company's history. Read More

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CalDigit to Distribute Carbon Copy Cloner with all Storage Systems.

By PVC News Staff | March 31, 2009

CalDigit is excited to announce that it will be bundling Carbon Copy Cloner with all of it's drive arrays, giving users the ability to backup and even clone, bootable OS X volumes. This bundle provides users with a complete solution, and an easy way to backup, move and archive data. Read More

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HD Monitor Pro 1.6 adds support for RED ONE Digital Cinema Cameras

By PVC News Staff | March 31, 2009

Red Lightning Software LLC. today announced the immediate availability of HD Monitor Pro 1.6 with RED ONE DIGITAL CINEMA Camera support. HD Monitor Pro proves itself an indispensable tool for productions to view, record, log and manage live high definition video. Read More

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Toon Boom Announces New Animate Pro and Manager

By PVC News Staff | March 31, 2009

Toon Boom Animation Inc. today announced two new outstanding innovations: Toon Boom Animate Pro builds upon Animate's feature set and delivers also 2D-3D integration as well as scanning options and full compositing capabilities with 50 built-in special effects. Toon Boom Manager provides full tracking capabilities to monitor the production progress in real time. Read More

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MSE Inks Exclusive Distribution of Intel-A-Jib

By PVC News Staff | March 30, 2009

Burbank, CA. March 2009. Matthews Studio Equipment, the leading provider for grip equipment for the international entertainment industry has recently signed an exclulsive distribution deal with California-based Intel-A-Jib. Read More

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Matrox Adds New Features to Matrox MXO2 I/O Devices for the Mac

By PVC News Staff | March 30, 2009

Highlights include scaling on capture, ProRes 422 720p capture on a MacBook Pro, and compatibility with Apple Xserve systems

Matrox® Video Products Group today announced that release 1.3 for the Matrox MXO2 product line is now available as a free download from the Matrox website to all registered users. This release brings users a host of new productivity features and workflow enhancements. Read More

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Omneon MediaDeck(TM) GX Offers Complete Channel-Playout Functionality With Choice of Automation

By PVC News Staff | March 30, 2009

Omneon Inc. today announced the release of MediaDeck(TM) GX, a complete channel-playout solution that combines proven video server playout, world-class graphics, and advanced audio processing, all of which operate under the control of the user's preferred automation system. Offering rich branding and master control functionality, MediaDeck GX makes it easier and more affordable for broadcasters to launch new services or to make incremental additions to their existing channel lineup. Read More

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Sachtler introduces Versatile Cine 7+7 HD Fluid Head System

By PVC News Staff | March 28, 2009

Sachtler, a Vitec Group brand, introduces the Cine 7+7 HD fluid head. This 100mm system offers a host of cine-style features including a front pan bar. With a generous payload range of 4.4 to 48.5 pounds (2-22kg) the new head aptly supports a variety of packages from HDV camcorders to full-sized cameras loaded with accessories. Yet, at just 7.3 lbs (3.3kg), the location-ready Cine 7+7 HD is one of the lightest weight heads in its class. Read More

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Matrox MXO2 Rack - Rackmountable I/O Device for the Mac - Now Shipping

By PVC News Staff | March 27, 2009

Matrox® Video Products Group today announced that Matrox MXO2 Rack, a new version of the award-winning Matrox MXO2 I/O device for the Mac, is now shipping. The 2RU-sized Matrox MXO2 Rack is designed for broadcast news operations, OB vans, and other environments where equipment must be rackmounted. It streamlines editing workflow with Apple Final Cut Studio on Mac Pros, MacBook Pros, and Apple Xserve systems, providing broadcast-quality input/output, monitoring, and up/down/cross conversion. Users can benefit from file-based workflows with support for XDCAM, XDCAM HD, XDCAM EX, and P2 without transcoding. In addition, they are not limited to using a single codec as with some other I/O devices on the market. In HD for example, Matrox MXO2 Rack supports a variety of codecs including ProRes, ProRes422 HQ, DVCPRO HD, and uncompressed 8- and 10-bit. Read More

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New Petrol™ CamWraps for Sony PDW-F335/355 (#PCW-11) & PDW-700 XDCAM (#PCW-12)

By PVC News Staff | March 27, 2009

Petrol™, a Vitec Group brand, introduces two new CamWraps custom tailored for work with popular Sony HD cameras. The PCW-11 is specifically contoured to fit the PDW-F335 and F355, while the PCW-12 fits snugly around the PDW-700 XDCAM. Read More

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LaCie blue eye pro Proof Edition: Certified Colors in a Single Click

By PVC News Staff | March 27, 2009

Today LaCie announced LaCie blue eye pro Proof Edition, a complete monitor calibration and profiling solution that ensures certified colors in a single click. Specifically designed to integrate with prepress and other softproofing-based workflows, its advanced Test & Report function allows the most demanding users to perform color accuracy verifications based on the widely accepted UGRA/FOGRA Mediawedge standard colors. Read More

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AUDIO-TECHNICA HOLDS SEMINAR EVENTS AT NAB

By PVC News Staff | March 26, 2009

Audio veterans Dennis Baxter and Dr. Fred Ginsburg to impart practical and real-world information on surround sound/sports broadcast and the use of lavalier microphones.Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in microphone and headphone technology, is holding a series of informative seminar events during NAB 2009 at the company's booth, N2121. Read More

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New Sachtler FSB8 fluid head

By PVC News Staff | March 26, 2009

Sachtler, a Vitec Group brand, introduces the new FSB 8 75mm fluid head, which answers the call for a larger capacity (20 lb max payload) head employing Sachtler's FSB technology. The new head joins the existing FSB 2, FSB 6, and the new FSB 4. Read More

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