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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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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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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10 years of Panasonic’s PTZ cameras: from Big Brother to Virtual Reality

10 years of Panasonic’s PTZ cameras: from Big Brother to Virtual Reality

Panasonic shows at IBC 2019 the latest innovations in virtual and augmented reality, as a result of its collaboration with other companies. PTZ cameras as the UE150, play a key role in the demonstration. Panasonic has been working with two of the leading players in virtual studio and augmented reality to ensure their systems work […]

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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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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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SXSW 2019: discussing the future of Virtual Reality and content creation

SXSW Festival: discussing the future of Virtual reality and content creation

There is more to VR than gaming, and  it may be the entrance to a new era in content creation as “realer than real” VR approaches. That’s one of the panel themes at the SXSW festival, running until March 13. Created as place to celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries, the […]

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Cine Gear Expo 2018: free registration now open

Cine Gear Expo 2018: free registration open

Cine Gear Expo attracts to Hollywood, each year, professionals from more than 60 countries, for four days of new products exhibition, screenings, and seminars. Register now, for free! From May 31 until June 3, the revered Paramount Studios, in Hollywood, are the ideal background to another edition of Cine Gear Expo. The event, the largest […]

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Blackmagic Design announces Ultimatte 12

Blackmagic Design announces Ultimatte 12

Ultimatte 12 will be demonstrated at IBC 2017, on the Blackmagic Design booth. Discover a new realtime hardware compositing processor that’s perfect for broadcast quality keying and much more. The all new Ultimatte 12 is more than the world’s best keyer, it’s an advanced real time compositing processor designed for the next generation of broadcast […]

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zKey 3D Keying System: goodbye green screen

zKey 3D Keying System: goodbye green screen

The zKey 3D Keying System allows to add CGI layers in front and behind the talent in real time, needs no special background or lighting and can be used in virtual and augmented reality applications. Virtual Reality may never become has popular as many expected, but there is no lack of technology to move it […]

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Unreal Engine: from video games to broadcast production

Unreal Engine: from video games to broadcast production

Epic Games went to NAB 2017 to reveal applications of their Unreal Engine that deliver unprecedented speed, fidelity and flexibility in broadcast production workflows. Developed by Epic Games in 1998 as a PC games engine – and the base to the classic FPS Unreal computer game and the multiplayer Unreal Tournament –  the Unreal Engine, […]

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Augmented Reality and the noise in your images

Augmented Reality and the noise in your images

Magic Bullet Denoiser III, Red Giant’s leading plugin for removing unwanted video noise and grain from footage, uses cutting-edge technology from a company that has Mark Cuban of Shark Tank fame, as an investor. Founded in 2015, wrnch, to put it  in a simple way, teaches game engines to see. The company, based in Montreal, […]

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THX acquired by Razer

THX acquired by Razer

Razer, a company known for its gaming devices, acquired renowned audio technology company THX, opening new development horizons for a brand that is responsible for better audio quality in cinemas and beyond. Videogames and movies have more in common than bullet-time sequences, and this acquisition confirms it. The acquisition follows an active growing period for […]

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Zeiss VR ONE Plus: from virtual cinema to a drone’s “cockpit”

Zeiss VR ONE Plus: from virtual cinema to a drone’s “cockpit”

Zeiss introduces their new VR ONE Plus Virtual Reality Headset at E3, and confirms that this second-generation mobile VR headset provides a high-quality immersive virtual reality experience at an affordable price. The new VR ONE Plus is an an upgraded version of the company’s VR ONE virtual reality headset. Although designed with the same premium […]

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