San Francisco, CA, Game Developers Conference–Booth #354 WH (March 8, 2007)–VICON, developer of Academy Award®-winning motion capture systems, announced that 2K Sports, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., will install a VICON MX system at a new 2K Sports motion capture studio in Novato, CA. The agreement was announced today at the Game Developers Conference, taking place from March 7-9, 2007 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. more
Archive for March 8th, 2007
New conversion software skips “import” function to deliver media faster.
Marina Del Rey, CA — 8th March 2007– Brooks Harris Film & Tape Inc., maker of EdlMax, has announced the introduction of its BullsEye media conversion software. BullsEye is a video and audio media converter for importing a variety of Windows media formats to Avid® edit systems. more
NEWTEK PARTNERS WITH CLASS ON DEMAND
Class on Demand quick start training videos packaged with NewTek products; accelerates new user proficiency
Hoffman Estates, IL – March 8, 2007 – Class on Demand (COD), a provider of professional educational products for technology and creative markets, has been selected by NewTek as the training provider to design and deliver quick start training for NewTek SpeedEDIT™, LightWave®, and TriCaster™ products. Twenty-five minutes in length, the Class on Demand quick start training videos cover essential NewTek product features and concepts in a straightforward manner – enabling new users to reach fundamental proficiency quickly. In addition to the quick start training videos for NewTek products, Class on Demand offers a more in-depth self-paced training DVD which can be purchased on the Class on Demand web site at: www.classondemand.net. more
CINCINNATI, March 8, 2007 ¾ The National Basketball Association‘s (NBA) high-definition broadcast of the 56th NBA All-Star game on February 18 from Las Vegas was powered by a fiber optic HDTV solution from Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company.
The solution used for the NBA All-Star Game featured Harris Corporation‘s OPTO+™ fiber optic line‘s unique Coarse Wave Division Multiplexer modular products, along with the Harris® CCS Navigator™ control and monitoring application running remotely over an IP network. Path redundancy was provided by the OPTO+™ wideband optical splitter and protection switch, which enables significantly enhanced reliability during mission-critical events such as the live transmission of the NBA All-Star game. more
Reno, NV–8th March, 2007–Based on an all data workflow from S.two Corp, David Fincher‘s “Zodiac” depicting Robert Graysmith‘s search for the infamous “Zodiac killer” who haunted the Bay Area in the ‘60s and ‘70s, is the first major motion picture to utilize an all data uncompressed digital capture and workflow–giving, for the first time, an uncompromised digital experience from lens to screen. more
FOR-A HVS-38SSAM Expands Video Playback And Still Store Capabilities On HVS-3800HS Multi-Bit-Rate Switcher With Polygon-Based True 3D HD DVE
CYPRESS, CA, March 8, 2007 – FOR-A Corporation of America, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will unveil the new FOR-A HVS-38SSAM, which adds video playback and expanded still store functionality to its groundbreaking SD/HD switchable, multi-bitrate HANABI HVS-3800HS, at NAB 2007, in Las Vegas from April 14-19 (Booth #C 4234). more
One M/E HVS-600HS Expands The Feature Set Of The Portable, Compact, Cost-Effective HVS-500HS HD/SD Switcher
CYPRESS, CA, March 8, 2007 – FOR-A Corporation of America, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will introduce its latest HANABI series innovation, the HVS-600HS HANABI 1 M/E switcher, at NAB 2007 in Las Vegas from April 14-19 (Booth #C4234). more
A complement of grandMA consoles controlled a dazzling array of fixtures employed by lighting directors Patrick Dierson and Kevin Lawson of Artfag, LLC at two pre-Super Bowl concerts. grandMAs also controlled lighting by Artfag lighting & video directors Richard Wold and Pat Brannon for a pre-game NFL party for VIPs. A.C.T. Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America. more