4K, UHD and 3D, Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks, VR Virtual Reality

Is the RED HYDROGEN ONE Princess Leia’s next smartphone?

Since the classic scene with Princess Leia’s holographic image being projected through R2-D2’s chest in Star Wars, the world and much of it’s youth at the time pined for the day where holographic imaging would be in our households.  In recent years technology has been teasing the world with such technology and it seems we are Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 17, 2017

4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks, VR Virtual Reality

First YI HALO Footage Samples from #shanghai #YI HALO

Yi Technology keeps the innovations coming with their YI HALO 3D-360 camera.  Looking to stay ahead of trends, Yi Technology built this camera to set the bar for 3D-360 capture and soon it will be available to consumers.  Here’s a look at sample footage of the YI HALO 3D-360 camera. Click here to watch the Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 13, 2017
RED camera 3D VR

4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories, VR Virtual Reality

RED Looking to Revolutionize 3D VR

Innovators of the RED digital camera have dreamed up a way to make 3D and virtual reality content more accessible. Find out about the new Hydrogen One android smartphone that promises to deliver holographic content from RED’s own channels of content and from RED users… RED released an augmented reality/virtual reality smartphone on Thursday July Read More

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By Britt, July 10, 2017

VR Virtual Reality

Shinola’s Stereoscopic 360 Video Ft. Luke Wilson Shot by Reel FX

Justin McLaughlin from 360rize explains how the VR team at Reel FX had taken viewers on a 360-degree tour of Shinola’s factory. You don’t want to miss it here! Reel FX Shoots Shinola’s Stereoscopic 360 Video Tour ft. Luke Wilson The latest from the VR team at Reel FX takes viewers on a 360-degree tour of Read More

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By Courtney Wach, October 17, 2016

Production Hardware

5 Reasons Why You Need Lyric IP

Lyric IP is a real-time HD/SD 2D and 3D character and graphics generator specifically designed for theNewTek® TriCaster™ – the all-in-one, integrated live production system that offers the power of a live network studio. Now, users can leverage ChyronHego’s award-winning Lyric® PRO graphics application, which can include live, full-motion ChyronHego broadcast graphics, 3D animations and transitions. HERE ARE 5 REASONS Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

Streaming

NewBlue’s Titler Live Broadcast now supports NewTek’s NDI

Loren Blake from The Broadcast Bridge discusses NewBlue’s Titler Live Broadcast software and how it supports NewTek’s NDI. Check it out here! NewBlue’s Titler Live Broadcast Uses NewTek’s NDI Beause NewBlue’s Titler Live Broadcast software is based on NDI for IP-based connectivity, it can talk to up to 16 devices from one computer. Now that NewBlue’s Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

4K, UHD and 3D, Video Editing

Editors Lounge Looks at Tech Trends

Editors Guild by Laura Almo On Friday evening, March 22, with spring in the air, the 10th anniversary edition of the Editors Lounge Pre-NAB Discussion Panel convened at Key Code Media in Burbank. Billed as an opportunity for attendees to learn the panelists’ opinions about business and technical trends in a swiftly changing post-production environment, Read More

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By Britt, April 4, 2013

4K, UHD and 3D

3D a proven failure, 4K unlikely to succeed – HBO

EOSHD by So what is the future of TV? Well there’s a very good chance it isn’t 3D or 4K, and that TV panel manufacturers are heading for even tougher times. HBO’s CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Bob Zitter is one of the most prominent TV industry figures to voice his belief that 3D and 4K are Read More

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By Britt, March 27, 2013

4K, UHD and 3D, Video Editing

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Masterclass in Why HFR fails, and a reaffirmation of what makes cinema magical

By Vincent Laforet Peter Jackson, a terrifically talented film maker and pioneer of new cinema technology, has given the world of cinema a very important, and perhaps unintended, gift with his latest film “The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey”, as we wrap the year 2012. Tonight I went to see his latest film in all three flavors Read More

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By Britt, December 20, 2012

4K, UHD and 3D

The Hobbit & The Dawn of High Frame Rate Cinema

Creative COW by Debra Kaufman Sony Imageworks 3D supervisor Rob Engle saw a screening of The Hobbit in HFR (High Frame Rate) 3D just days before the U.S. premiere. “I was astounded by one scene in Bilbo’s home, early in the film,” he says. “It’s very intimate and at one point, I saw a dust Read More

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By Britt, December 10, 2012