Autodesk Maya 2020: new tools enabling content creators to work faster

Autodesk Maya 2020: new tools enabling creators to work faster

The just released Autodesk Maya 2020 includes a host of new tools and improvements that enable faster, more intuitive CG content creation from first concept to final delivery. Available as a standalone subscription or with a collection of end-to-end creative tools within the Autodesk Media & Entertainment Collection, Maya 2020 arrives with new animation, rendering, […]

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Redshift 3.0.12 version integrates Cinema 4D noises and nodes

Redshift 3.0.12 version, the first released since Maxon’s acquisition of Redshift, includes a deeper integration with Cinema 4D, among other important features for creators. When Maxon, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, animation and rendering solutions, acquired Redshift Rendering Technologies, Inc., developers of GPU-accelerated rendering software, in April this year, the path towards the […]

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AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper: the world’s fastest high-end processors

AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper: the world’s fastest high-end desktop processors

Up to 90% faster performance in Cinebench R20 nT, up to 47% more performance in Adobe Premiere are some of the claims made by AMD for the new AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X now introduced. The battle continues, and it’s the consumer that always wins. Intel showed their goods, now it is time for AMD to […]

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Gigabyte AERO 15 OLED, a 4K UHD laptop designed for content creators

Gigabyte AERO 15 OLED, a laptop built for content creators

The world’s first laptop with a Samsung AMOLED display, the AERO 15 OLED is also NVIDIA RTX Studio certified, and the “industry only” laptop with the latest UHS-II SD card reader built right into the chassis. The new AERO 15 OLED represents an evolution of the original AERO 15, from 2017, and takes the idea […]

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VideoGorillas’ Bigfoot super resolution converts films from native 480p to 4K

Bigfoot super resolution converts films from native 480p to 4K

A new production-assisted AI technique called Bigfoot super resolution, from VideoGorillas, converts films from native 480p to 4K by using neural networks to predict missing pixels. While the industry is moving forward in terms of resolution used in films produced, with 4K and 8K, following the evolution of film and video standards, there continues to […]

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Blackmagic RAW Speed Test benchmark tool: how fast is your Mac?

Blackmagic RAW Speed Test: how fast is your Mac?

Blackmagic RAW Speed Test is a new CPU and GPU benchmarking tool that you can use to test the speed of decoding full resolution Blackmagic RAW frames on your system. How fast is your Mac? Now you can test your system’s CPU and GPU performance for working with full resolution Blackmagic RAW video. Blackmagic RAW […]

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Unboxing the tech of the new Mac Pro

If you’re secretly confused by the techno jargon being used to market the new Mac Pro, you’re not alone. To many, the real question is: Which users will benefit from the kind of futuristic hardware this new Mac will offer? Read on as we set out to explain and demystify FPGAs, graphics APIs, RAM bandwidth, […]

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RED and NVIDIA: real-time 8K video editing and color grading now!

RED and NVIDIA: real-time 8K video editing and color grading now!

The new generation of graphics cards has enough power to allow real-time playback, edit and color grade of 8K footage, making it easier for filmmakers to use even higher resolutions. Earlier in 2018 NVIDIA and RED Digital Cinema announced they had solved the 8K bottleneck. Last December both companies showed in Hollywood how new processors […]

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Discover the future of filmmaking at the 2019 GPU Technology Conference

Discover the future of filmmaking at the GPU Technology Conference

Panels, live sessions and tech demos on immersive graphics, real-time virtual production, 3D rendering and more will be presented at the Media & Entertainment sessions during the GTC 2019. From Lucasfilm’s ILMxLAB sharing its experience about how virtual and augmented reality provide new ways to tell stories, to how Pixar uses GPUs to enable art […]

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AMD Radeon VII: world’s first 7nm GPU has 16GB memory for content creation

AMD Radeon VII: world's first 7nm GPU has 16GB memory for content creation

According to the first tests published, the Radeon VII is not the fastest card available, but 16GB of ultra-fast HBM2 memory make it an interesting solution for content creation and video editing, VR and more. The new AMD Radeon VII is now available, for a price of $699, similar to the Nvidia RTX 2080 with […]

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RED and Nvidia show how to edit 8K video in real time

RED and Nvidia show how to edit 8K video in real time

The new Turing architecture from Nvidia, allowing to shift hundreds of trillions of pixels, is the “engine” behind the magic announced by Nvidia and RED. With it creators can edit 8K video in real time. While many of us are, still, watching TV on a Full HD panel, 8K is already a reality, and the […]

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Nvidia TITAN RTX, the world’s most powerful desktop GPU

Nvidia TITAN RTX, the world’s most powerful desktop GPU

Dubbed T-Rex, Nvidia’s new Titan RTX  is announced as the world’s most powerful desktop GPU, providing massive performance for AI research, data science and creative applications. Gamewise, ray-tracing has yet to proven itself as a game changer, but that does not mean that the technology with which Nvidia moves its graphics cards to a new […]

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Imerge Pro: FXhome announces the world’s first RAW image compositor

Imerge Pro, the world’s first RAW image compositor

From green screen photography to studio or event photography, Imerge Pro has you covered: it’s the world’s first RAW image compositor that let’s you try new effects and revert course if you’re not happy. The world already has a series of solutions for image editing but there is, apparently, space for one more, and FXhome […]

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A.I. Gigapixel receives update and new resizing models

A.I. Gigapixel receives update and new resizing models

The image resizer A.I. Gigapixel, from Topaz Labs, received a new update, featuring additional options for image enhancement, 3 sets of new Artificial Intelligence models and other features. With the latest update to A.I.Gigapixel the program, which Topaz Labs presents as “the first and only intelligent image resizer for your computer” just became even more […]

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