Santa Fe Springs, CA. – Dec 21, 2007 – Enhance Technology Inc., the market leader in enterprise and OEM storage systems, is proud to unveil its next generation UltraStor RS16 IP-4, a 3U 16-drive Quad GbE iSCSI enterprise-grade independent RAID storage system. The new RS16 IP-4 is the latest addition to the award winning UltraStor RS series family with a built-in 64-bit RAID controller for mission critical applications that demand nothing short of superior performance and reliability. Some of the key features include Snapshot, N-way Mirror, RAID-6 data protection, automatic background data regeneration, dynamic online volume expansion and Multi-Path I/O support for Windows workstations & servers. more
Archive for December 21st, 2007
The Kaiser Chiefs wanted something completely different video-wise for the latest arena leg of their tour, so set and lighting designer Richard Larkum came up with the idea of having 5 portrait screens crowning the top edge of the stage.
XL Video was asked to supply kit and crew. The project was handled for them by Jo Beirne and Phil Mercer, who also initially suggested they use Jon Shrimpton to direct the showâ€™s camera mix. more
BIGSMACKtv (www.bigsmack.tv), a new creative design/production boutique specializing in the creation of broadcast promos, motion graphics, and entertainment branding recently completed a series of promotional spots for USA Networkâ€™s ongoing “Characters to Watch” campaign.
The first assignment required BIGSMACKtv to craft a â€˜Characters to Watchâ€™ :60 vignette to promote the DVD release of Transformers. For the second project, the multi-faceted creative shop wrote and produced two promos for the theatrical release of Aliens vs. Predator â€“ Requiem (AVP-R), which hits theaters Christmas day. BIGSMACKtv applied the USA â€˜Characters Welcomeâ€™ branding to the Transformers characters, Optimus Prime more
Expanded Integration Offers Options for Any Production Pipeline
Munich: December 21, 2007 … IRIDAS, who introduced the first non-destructive color grading application in 2003, announced the release of SpeedGrade OnSet 2007 today. The new version of IRIDAS’ look creation application adds live controls for the Cine-tal display, support for the Tangent BK200 trackball panel, a new FrameCycler launch button for instant playback of sequences with grading applied, and greatly enhanced secondaries grading tools. Combined with the ability to output both SpeedGrade .Look files and third-party LUTs, SpeedGrade OnSet 2007 offers a complete solution for developing, and communicating creative looks. more
Celebrates Blockbuster Success with 80% Global Dominance
CYPRESS, CA â€“ (December 20, 2007) â€“ Christie, a global leader in Digital Cinema, announced record sales of its DLP CinemaÂ® projection systems worldwide for 2007, outpacing the entire field of competition to take a commanding 80% control of the market, a nearly 20% increase over the previous year. Christie surpassed original industry expectations, setting a strong pace of installation that has culminated in more than 4,400 digital screens to date across North and South America, Europe, South Africa, Australia and Asia. more
A Landmark Customer Win for Christie Control Room Solutions
CYPRESS, CA â€“ (December 18, 2007) â€“ Christie, a global leader in visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, is pleased to announce it has once again been selected by AT&T as the display solution for the companyâ€™s Global Network Operations Center (GNOC) in Bedminster, New Jersey. AT&Tâ€™s GNOC is the nerve center of the telecommunications giantâ€™s global enterprise, and a state-of-the-art customer showcase. Christie recently upgraded the existing system with a record 141 Christie TotalVIEW(tm) rear projection modules. Operating around the clock, the stunning 12-foot-high by 250-foot-wide (3,000 square foot) seamless video wall displays over 207 million pixels and provides a comprehensive view of all network traffic and activities around the world. more