Convergent Design’s Odyssey7Q and 7Q+ now include dual-stream functionality. Two SDI signals can be viewed at the same time, or a single SDI and one HDMI, with either input selectable for recording. This dual-stream HD monitoring ability comes courtesy of a firmware update, which also adds additional functionality to the monitor-recorders.
3DR, North America’s largest drone manufacturer, has announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with AirMap, a company that provides flight zone information for drone users and RC pilots around the world. 3DR will integrate AirMap’s safety information software into its Solo smart drone app to directly deliver reliable safety information to users.
Martini is a post-production plug-in designed to bring the creativity of visualization into the video editing realm. The plug-in bridges the gap between the scenes not as yet shot and the final edit — eliminating the need for black slugs with text to explain a missing shot.
JVC is bringing a wealth of new features to the GY-HM200 and GM-HM170 4KCAM recorders, both of which have seen recent price cuts with the GY-HM200 being lowered in price through a $500 instant rebate that changes its retail to $2,495, and the GY-HM170 now retailing at $1,995. Both fixed lens models will be gaining a new slow motion recording mode that will allow for 120 fps to be shot in HD resolution.
Whether you are working on a Hollywood blockbuster or student documentary, you need to make sure that everyone involved in the production knows what they are doing, where they are doing it and when they are doing it — or else you will run in to problems. If you are working with a small crew you might think a call sheet isn’t necessary, but mistakes and misunderstandings about who was bringing what equipment and what time they were needed on set are all too common and can lead to delays or even the loss of a day’s filming.
How big was today's HP launch? How about 4 mobile workstations, a ridiculous storage solution with sequential transfer speeds of nine GB, an innovative cooling solution and a lineup of new monitors? Yep. It was that big. Best part? We were there to take it all in.
Virtual reality is all about being overwhelmed visually — there are no “blind spots” when you’re looking around. But until now audio hasn’t been able to keep up —— sure there can be a 5.1 or 7.1 or greater audio streams, but that doesn’t mean it’s as immersive as what is being seen because the sound isn’t coming from all around you.
The Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood saw a guest unlike any previously seen: the 120-inch 4K Ultra HD Reference Series HDR display with Dolby Vision support. On display in the “HDR Lounge,” this and the 65-inch model were not just being presented, but provided demonstrations as to the changes brought on by new technologies, redefining the level of picture quality now available for home viewing.