Fectar Studio: a CMS to open VR and AR content creation to the masses

Fectar Studio is a cross platform Content Management System for Augmented and Virtual Reality that was designed with simplicity in mind, and which can be managed without any technical skills. Trialled in the Netherlands throughout 2019, Fectar Studio is an innovative no-coding cross platform publishing solution that has been readily adopted by schools, universities and […]

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Kopin Corporation at CES 2020: the largest color micro OLED in the world

  The world’s first 1.3″ 2.6K OLED display, with a resolution of 2560 x 2560 is on preview at CES 2020, courtesy of Kopin, and its announcement paves the way for next-generation AR, VR, and XR applications. Developed to use the power of the the fifth generation (5G) mobile communications system, which will allow a […]

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Zylia introduces 53 microphones installation for Virtual Reality projects

Zylia introduces 53 microphones installation for Virtual Reality projects

Zylia’s test setup for 6 Degrees of Freedom audio (6DoF) is based on 53, 3rd order Ambisonics microphone arrays in five layers, to create a full immersion of the listeners. Zylia is introducing a six-degrees-of-freedom (6DoF) multi-level microphone arrays installation for navigable live recorded audio. The technology gives people the possibility to listen to a […]

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On-site VR and AR demos are some of the highlights at The Video Show

On-site VR and AR demos are some of the The Video Show highlights

Sony, Canon, AJA, and Nikon will exhibit their products at The Video Show, but VR and AR demonstrations and the chance to see a live streaming studio in action, are highlights of the show. The Video Show, which takes place December 4 and 5 the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the Nation’s Capital, promises […]

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The Video Show: more than 100 sessions exploring the future of the industry

The Video Show: 100 sessions exploring the future of the industry

Creating out-of-this-world video stories, and how AI can enhance video production are two of the themes on discussion at The Video Show, a must attend event for everyone working in video. With more than 100 sessions on nine presentation stages, as well as a dedicated screening room, demo areas and a streaming studio, The Video […]

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The 41st Telly Awards edition embraces Virtual Reality, 360 video, and AR

The 41st Telly Awards edition embraces VR, 360 video, and AR

The Telly Awards opened its annual call for entries, and this edition unveils the new suite of Immersive & Mixed Reality categories, which embrace media from Virtual Reality, 360 video, and AR. The 41st Telly Awards introduces new categories that signal the continued growth in creative approaches to the rising digital video production, storytelling, and […]

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The Virtual Production Field Guide: your FREE pocket guide to VP techniques

The Virtual Production Field Guide: your FREE pocket guide to VP techniques

Written by Noah Kadner, The Virtual Production Field Guide is your FREE digital pocket guide, if you’re interested in or already producing projects using virtual production (VP) techniques. Get it now! The Virtual Production Field Guide v1.2, written by Noah Kadner and published in .pdf format by Epic Games, the company behind Unreal Engine, is […]

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ZYLIA ZR-1: a new portable recorder for 360-degree sound recording

ZYLIA ZR-1: a portable recorder for 360-degree sound recording

Zylia introduced at AES New York 2019 the new ZYLIA ZR-1 portable recording device and the 6DoF VR/AR Development Kit, two new solutions expanding its ZYLIA ZM-1 microphone system. Zylia introduced the new products today, at the AES New York 2019, the 147th Pro Audio International Convention, at Javits Center. The event covers everything related […]

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

AJA I/O 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 Reality becomes more widely used to visualize information like weather patterns, athletic performance, match plays and more, transforming the way audiences see their favorite programs,  companies […]

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

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 Los Angeles Convention Center. Production Sessions is the place where industry leaders demonstrate breakthroughs in visual effects, animation, VR/AR/MR, games, themed entertainment, architecture, scientific visualization, and […]

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

Studio G’s Joel Hamilton

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 options. A solution for 3D audio, the ZM-1 from Zylia is a lightweight and compact recording solution capable of delivering 48-kHz/24-bit resolution while capturing the full spatial […]

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

Zylia ZM-1 microphone now works with a Windows tablet for easier 360-degree recording

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 the company presented at the Mobile World Congress 2019, a new approach to six degrees of freedom technology in VR/AR that aims to make it easier […]

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

Panasonic shows at NAB 2019 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 used in integration with virtual systems. Enter Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America  booth at NAB (C3607) and you’ll have the chance to  see a glimpse of the future of live […]

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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 sci-fi thriller REPLICAS. Reallusion debuted its new 3D character and animation pipeline at GDC 2019, as a tool for games, cinematics and realtime experiences. Game […]

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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

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 in complex and demanding industries. Recently announced, Varjo’s first headset has a resolution of more than 60 pixels per degree, which is 20X+ higher than any […]

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