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RT Software uses AJA solutions for fast, reliable graphics playout in broadcast

RT Software uses AJA solutions for fast, reliable graphics playout in broadcast

Dynamic, interactive graphics are now an essential part of many broadcast and sports productions, so RT Software standardized on AJA I/O solutions for fast, reliable graphics playout. As Augmented…

Avengers, Lion King and Toy Story 4: see their “Making of” at SIGGRAPH 2019

Avengers, Lion King and Toy Story 4: see their “Making of” at SIGGRAPH 2019

The “making of” the year’s biggest productions in film, streaming, cable, games, and VR is one of the highlights at SIGGRAPH 2019, 28 July until 1 August, at the…

Joel Hamilton: the ZM-1 microphone is a unique new way to capture audio

Joel Hamilton: the ZM-1 microphone is a unique new way to capture audio

Freelance engineer and producer Joel Hamilton, co-founder of Studio G in Brooklyn, is among the many audio professionals adopting the ZYLIA ZM-1 microphone from Zylia to extend recording…

Zylia ZM-1 and a Windows tablet: easier 360-degree sound recording in the field

Zylia ZM-1 and a Windows tablet: easier 360-degree sound recording in the field

Zylia introduced a Windows tablet-compatible version of ZYLIA software, creating a lightweight and highly portable solution for capturing immersive audio in any environment. Zylia made the news recently, when…

Panasonic “Smart Studio”at NAB 2019 shows the future of live production

Panasonic “Smart Studio”at NAB 2019 shows the future of live production

Visitors to Panasonic’s booth at NAB 2019 can see the AW-UE150, Panasonic’s new 4K/HD pan/tilt/zoom camera, in action. It’s a camera now being…

Reallusion: a new 3D Game Character Creation and animation pipeline

Reallusion: a new 3D Game Character Creation and animation pipeline

Introduced at GDC 2019, the new 3D Game Character Creation and animation pipeline from Reallusion is a disruptive solution used to create a digital double for Keanu Reeves in the…

Varjo VR-1: the world’s first human eye-resolution VR headset costs $6000

Varjo VR-1: the world’s first human eye-resolution VR headset costs $6000

In 2018 Varjo promised a revolutionary visual upgrade to cinematic mixed reality, but we may have to wait a little longer. The VR-1 now announced is designed for use…

Zylia: a new approach to 6DoF audio technology in VR/AR cinematic video

Zylia: a new approach to 6DoF audio technology in VR/AR cinematic video

Video games already use synthetic six degrees of freedom audio to immerse players, but the tech from Zylia and Infineon allows the use of live recorded navigable 6DoF sound from…

Sundance Film Festival: storytelling using VR, AR, AI and mixed reality

Sundance Film Festival: storytelling using VR, AR, AI and mixed reality

The 2019 Sundance Film Festival is the place to go to see first-hand the dynamic crossroads of film, art and technology pushing, as Robert Redford said, ”the boundaries of…

Unreal Engine now supports Blackmagic Design DeckLink cards

Unreal Engine now supports Blackmagic Design DeckLink cards

To meet its growing adoption in live broadcast and virtual production workflows, Unreal Engine now supports Blackmagic Design DeckLink products and SDK. Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4.21 now supports…

Supersphere partners with Oculus to live stream esports tournaments

Supersphere partners with Oculus to live stream esports tournaments

Oculus’ annual virtual reality developer conference bringing together developers and creators alike to pursue innovation in VR takes place September 26-27, at San Jose’s McEnery Convention Center. Oculus…

Real-time workflows for film, TV, VR and AR using Unreal Engine technology

Real-time workflows for film, TV, VR and AR using Unreal Engine technology

From Technicolor’s ‘HP Mars Home Planet’ VR experience to a demo set in the Star Wars universe showcasing techniques for virtual production, Epic Games will offer real-time experiences…

AJA: Kona 4 and Corvid 44 cards support Unreal Engine, for live broadcast

AJA: Kona 4 and Corvid 44 cards support Unreal Engine, for live broadcast

AJA KONA 4 and Corvid 44 are first video cards to enable HD/SDI input into Unreal Engine, delivering a low cost, low-latency solution for augmented reality applications for…

Dimenco demonstrates Simulated Reality solution in Los Angeles

Dimenco demonstrates Simulated Reality solution in Los Angeles

Introduced by KDX/Dimenco, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, this May, Simulated Reality (SR) joins the other realities we’re now familiar with: virtual, augmented and mixed. Simulated reality…

Andrew Shulkind: human stories are our job and our lifeblood

Andrew Shulkind: human stories are our job and our lifeblood

Obsessed with movies and lighting, a photography course set the path Andrew Shulkind would walk. Virtual Reality came after, and while it expands the way to tell stories, Andrew believes…