NEW YORK: Because so many audio professionals use Apple products in their everyday work, the Audio Engineering Society has launched a pilot initiative in conjunction with the Apple Association Member Purchase Program. AES President Jim Anderson reports that an agreement has been reached to provide US AES members with special savings of up to 17% on the latest Apple products and accessories. “We are exploring the possibility of expanding the program to other territories as well,” Anderson said. more
Archive for August 27th, 2009
Nucomm Announces European R&TTE and RoHS Compliance of Signature CamPac2 HD/SD COFDM Microwave Transmitter at IBC 2009
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS â€“ Nucomm, part of The Vitec Group’s RF Extreme business unit, and a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems to international broadcast, government and military markets, is exhibiting its second generation lightweight CamPac2 HD/SD COFDM microwave transmitter at IBC 2009 (Stand 1.B31). more
FORT LEE, NJ â€“ NEP Supershooters, part of Pittsburgh-based NEP Broadcasting, has purchased four (4) FOR-A FVW-500HS Video Writers for several of its HD production and support trailers. The FVW-500HS allows users to draw in real time over SD or HD video through a touch screen interface. more
Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry, has announced the latest release of its powerful compositing application Nuke.
Nuke 5.2, now shipping, features new pre-comp tools that facilitate structured and collaborative workflow through referencing of external scripts; Python improvements for the creation of custom user interface panels and script driven actions; metadata support direct in the node graph; and the ability to register multiple ‘Viewer Process’ Gizmos for user-defined viewer processing, including new GPU support for 3D LUTs and GLSL shaders. more
Digital Video Expo Announces Addition of RED BOOT CAMP Full-Day Intensive Workshop To Its Conference Program
PASADENA, CA (August 27, 2009) â€“ NewBay Media, a leading publisher of digital content creation media, today announced the addition of RED BOOT CAMP, a full-day intensive workshop, to the conference program at its upcoming Digital Video Expo (www.dvexpo.com). The event is to be held at the Pasadena Convention Center from September 22-24, 2009, and will gather thousands of professionals for three full days of intensive education, training, exhibitions, and networking events.
On Tuesday, September 22nd, from 9:00 am â€“ 6:15 pm, RED BOOT CAMP attendees will gain real-world knowledge of this exciting new technology taught by experienced RED operators and Directors of Photography from Kappa Studios. In this all-day session Boot Campers learn: more
The Sound And The Fury â€“ Revelâ€™s New Ultima Rhythm2â„¢ Powered Subwoofer Brings Massive Power To Bear On A Woofer System That Can Handle It And Then Some!
The Revel Ultima Rhythm2 literally defines a new category for powered subwoofer performance by pairing 2,400 Watts RMS with a huge 18-inch woofer and a highly advanced, ultra-low distortion motor system.
ELKHART, Indiana â€” Custom home systems integrators are about to be able to access the absolute pinnacle of home theater low-frequency power with the introduction today of the RevelÃ¢ Ultima Rhythm2Ã¤ powered subwoofer, which is already establishing a new category for powered subwoofers. The Revel Ultima Rhythm2 sets a new standard for powered subs at any price level. With its 18-inch, dual-voice coil woofer and dual ultra high-powered amplifiers that can generate 2,400 Watts RMS and an astounding 5,600 Watts at peak, the Ultima Rhythm2 can perform at astonishingly high output levels with any type of music or film sound program material with virtually no distortion. more
Now approaching its 30th year, Nottingham-based Rock City â€” originally set up by Director George Akins, and today probably the UKâ€™s longest-surviving independent venue â€” has commissioned a brand new sound and lighting infrastructure.
NOTTINGHAM, England â€” To keep pace with modern tour riders, and the growing move by the medium-sized venue market to offer bands the opportunity to leave their production in the truck, visiting sound engineers can now mix their acts through premium Soundcraft 64-channel Vi6 at front-of-house and 48-channel Vi4 at the monitor position. more