American Cinematographer Magazine: April 2007 - New Products
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April 2007
Spotlight on FilmLight Online
UK-based FilmLight is gearing up to have a number of demonstrations ready for its booth at NAB.
An Enduring New Battery from IDX System Technology Online
The highlight of IDX System Technology’s NAB offering is its new Endura Elite Lithium Ion V-Mount battery system.
Zooming in on Fujinon Online
NAB will offer a closer look at two new lenses from Fujinon, the XA22x7BES compact HD studio lens and the XA88x8.8BESM telephoto lens.
Lasergraphics Above-the-Line DI Workflow Online
As part of the company’s 25th anniversary celebration, Lasergraphics has announced the availability of its new high-speed motion-picture film scanning system, The Director.
GenArts Plugs into NAB Online
GenArts, Inc. will be exhibiting their full range of digital visual-effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries at NAB 2007, with special demonstrations for the latest versions of Sapphire Plug-ins across a range of platforms.
Lusty Solutions from Bluefish Technologies Online
Bluefish Technologies, a leading manufacturer of uncompressed SD/HD video cards for the Windows XP, Mac OS X, and Linux operating systems, will have a number of new products on display at NAB 2007.
NVidias NAB Programming Online
NVidia Corporation, a leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, will be spotlighting its new Ultra High-End Quadro FX professional graphics solutions as well as the next-generation Quadro Plex Visual Computing System (VCS) at NAB 2007. 
Matthews Studio Equipment Takes NAB to the MAX Online
Burbank, California-based Matthews Studio Equipment is using NAB to shine a light on its Max and Mini Max light movers.
The Many Faces of DVS Hydra Online
Offering customers decompression of JPEG2000 in SD, HD and 2K in real time, Digital Video Systems’ new Hydra PCI-X board will be on display at NAB 2007.
DVS Adds Some Spyce to NAB Lineup Online
Digital Video Systems GmbH (DVS) will turn a spotlight on its Clipster, Pronto2K.2/ProntoHD.2, DVS-SAN and Spycer systems at NAB 2007. 
Wondertouch Uses its Illusion Online
NAB 2007 will play host to Wondertouch’s particleIllusion software line. 
Anarchy at NAB Online
San Francisco-based Digital Anarachy will showcase three new plug-in sets for Adobe and Apple products at NAB 2007. 
A Close Look at Digital Vision Online
Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Digital Vision has announced some exciting highlights from its upcoming NAB 2007 offerings. 
Sixth Annual Digital Cinema Summit Online
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the Entertainment Technology Center at University of Southern California (ETC@USC), and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) are co-sponsoring the sixth annual Digital Cinema Summit, to be held at NAB 2007 on Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15. 
The Foundry Lights a Fire Online
Highlights of the Foundry’s NAB 2007 offerings include Furnace 4 for Shake and Tinderbox for Combustion, along with comprehensive demonstrations of Tinder, Furnace, and Keylight across a host of platforms. Furnace 4 builds on the popular Furnace platform, which offers more than 30 image-processing tools, while Tinderbox provides more than 70 creative visual effects for After Effects.
Chrosziel Focuses on HDV Online
Responding to the call for a lightweight mattebox for use with compact camcorders, Chrosziel will be presenting its new HDV SunShade 455-R1 — which touts optimum stray light reduction and a rotatable filter stage — at NAB 2007.
DVC in the Third Dimension Online
Digitalvideo Computing GmbH (DVC) will be bringing its new ClipDisk 3D to NAB 2007.
Iconix Images of Blufish  Online
Air Sea Land Gear, Inc., has unveiled the Blufish housing for use with the Iconix HD-RH1 POV camera. Key features of the Blufish include a sealed aluminum housing, external f-stop control, dome port and flatport optics (making the housing ideal for either of the Fuji 4mm or 2.8mm C-mount lenses that are available for the Iconix camera), and a unique cable sealing assembly. Additionally, the Blufish has been pressure tested to over 100m.
Cooke Optics Sees Red Online
Enabling film and digital cameras to automatically record key lens and camera data for every film frame shot and provide it to postproduction teams digitally, the Cooke Optics Ltd.-developed /i Technology has been incorporated by Red Digital Cinema for the forthcoming release of its Red One 4K digital camera and Red lumina and prime lenses. 
Iridas 07 Starting Lineup Online
Munich-based Iridas is bringing its full product lineup to NAB 2007. Offering uncompressed playback and color grading software on Mac, Windows, and Linux platforms, Iridas will be showcasing new FrameCycler applications in addition to SpeedGrade HD and SpeedGrade DDS
Autodesk Burns Bright at NAB Online
Continuing its Systems Subscription model, Autodesk will unveil two new extensions—in addition to other new products — at NAB 2007.  Extension 1 for Inferno, Flame, Flint, Fire, and Smoke and Extension 2 for Toxic will be available only to subscription customers. 
All Synapses Firing at VDS Online
VDS, a leading developer of broadcast automation software, content design applications, and plug-in products, will release Synapse version 6.0 at NAB 2007. 
Automatic Duck is No Decoy Online
Automatic Duck, the pioneer of Timeline Integration Engine technology, is set to launch Pro Import AE 4.0 for After Effects users at NAB 2007.
A Look at eCinemas DPX LCDs Online
NAB 2007 will witness the launch of eCinema System’s new DPX LCD monitor line. Designed for use in a high-end DI or Telecine workflow, the DPX line touts greater contrast ratio, color gamut, and bit depth than traditional CRTs used for the same applications.
Zylight Promises a Bright Summer Online
Building upon its successful Z50 compact LED light, Zylight will debut its new Z90 LED at NAB 2007. 
SNSs Evo-lution of Shared Storage  Online
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a leading developer and provider of optimized audio/video shared storage networks and workflow software, will demonstrate its new Evo shared storage solution for postproduction workgroups during NAB 2007. 
Pixellexis Puts Rendering in a BoX Online
Montreal-based Pixellexis Systems & Technologies will be showcasing its new ReD BoX rendering product line at NAB 2007.
MOS Syncs up Metadata Flow Online
Metadata Origination Systems, Inc. (MOS Sync, Inc.) will be hosting demonstrations of its new on-set metadata origination, collection, and tracking system at NAB 2007.
Dalsas 4K Lineup Online
Dalsa Digital Cinema will showcase its expanded 4K product line at NAB 2007. 
Giant-Sized Offerings for NAB Online
San Francisco-based Red Giant Software has plans to unveil a host of new products at NAB 2007.
Are We Not Men? We Are DVEO! Online
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), will showcase a number of new products for postproduction professionals at NAB 2007. 
CHROME Imaging Keeps Postproduction in its MATRIX Online
Chrome Imaging, a developer of high-end systems for advanced film and HD postproduction, will demonstrate its new Matrix system V2.5 at NAB 2007. 
Iconix Videos Little Camera That Could Online
NAB 2007 will witness the introduction of Iconix Video’s new HD-RH1 digital I/O package and remote control system upgrades, designed to complement the HD-RH1 POV camera, the smallest high-performance HD camera available today. 
eCinema Lights Up Online
Alongside its new DPX line of LCD monitors, eCinema Systems will showcase its new DCM-class monitors at NAB 2007. 
Gamma and Density Co. Stays on Set Online
Gamma and Density Co. will present the latest version of its 3cP on-set color correction system at NAB 2007. 
Cinematographer Style Screening at NAB Online
Fletcher Chicago is sponsoring a screening of Jon Fauer, ASC’s feature-length documentary, Cinematographer Style, during NAB 2007. 
I-Movix Gears Up to Slow Down Online
I-Movix, a growing Belgium-based company, will unveil its new SprintCam at NAB 2007. 
Canon and Telecast Fiber Blast into NAB with the Canobeam Online
Addressing the television production industry’s increasing demand for a reliable wireless HD link, Canon USA and Telecast Fiber Systems have announced the new Canobeam DT-150 HD Optical Transceiver and the SHED (SMPTE Hybrid Elimination Device) adapter. 
Phoning it in with Canons BU-50L Online
Canon USA, Inc., has introduced its new BU-50L pan-tilt head. 
A Steady Look from Canon and Vinten  Online
Partnering with Vinten, Canon USA aims to maximize image-stabilization performance during HDTV production and eliminate the lag associated with fast pan and tilt moves. 
Canon Focuses on Long-Field Zoom Lenses Online
Canon USA will offer an up-close look at its new DigiSuper 100AF and DigiSuper 86AF HD long-field zoom lenses at NAB 2007. 
Canons Cost-Effective HD Solutions Online
Adding to its line of cost-effective portable HD lenses, Canon USA will unveil nine additional HDgc lenses at NAB 2007, bringing the total to 16 models under the HDgc banner. 

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Spotlight on FilmLight

UK-based FilmLight is gearing up to have a number of demonstrations ready for its booth at NAB.

First off, with a Grass Valley Spirit Classic telecine on hand, the company will be showcasing telecine control by Baselight, the company’s digital film grading and finishing system. Complementing that demonstration, FilmLight will tackle the SD-to-4K DCI-compliant workflow with Baselight Eight; the laptop version of Baselight, part of FilmLight’s on-set solution; real-time grading from a DVS SAN at 2K resolution; the Northlight2 pin-registered film scanner; and the Truelight Projector probe, which was first demonstrated at IBC 2006 and is now available for purchase.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit  NAB booth SL8608.


 
www.filmlight.ltd.uk
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An Enduring New Battery from IDX System Technology

The highlight of IDX System Technology’s NAB offering is its new Endura Elite Lithium Ion V-Mount battery system.

Touting 142Wh capacity for long, continuous shooting, the Endura Elite also features IDX’s new Power Cartridge system, a twin power cartridge system that IDX promises will effectively double the battery’s shooting capacity.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB Booth C5207.

 
www.idx.tv
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Zooming in on Fujinon

NAB will offer a closer look at two new lenses from Fujinon, the XA22x7BES compact HD studio lens and the XA88x8.8BESM telephoto lens.

The widest long lens available today, the XA88x8.8BESM boasts 88x magnification with a focal range of 8.8 to 777mm, while the XA22x7BES promises higher optical quality than standard ENG-type lenses with the zoom and focus performance users associate with larger studio lenses.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth C4208.

 
www.fujinon.com
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Lasergraphics Above-the-Line DI Workflow

As part of the company’s 25th anniversary celebration, Lasergraphics has announced the availability of its new high-speed motion-picture film scanning system, The Director.

Showcasing Lasergraphics’ seamless DI workflow solution, The Director will be shown alongside The Producer 4, the company’s high-speed motion-picture film recording system.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL12510.

 
www.lasergraphics.com
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GenArts Plugs into NAB

GenArts, Inc. will be exhibiting their full range of digital visual-effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries at NAB 2007, with special demonstrations for the latest versions of Sapphire Plug-ins across a range of platforms.

GenArts’ expanded booth will also feature a theater where visitors can watch the company’s new demo reel, featuring recent work from postproduction houses worldwide.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL2829

 
www.genarts.com
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Lusty Solutions from Bluefish Technologies

Bluefish Technologies, a leading manufacturer of uncompressed SD/HD video cards for the Windows XP, Mac OS X, and Linux operating systems, will have a number of new products on display at NAB 2007.

First, the 2K|Lust video card provides 2K, HSDL, HD, and SD SDI I/O and is ideally suited for digital-intermediate applications. Also available is Bluefish’s RAGE N|CODE real-time encoding system for all high-def video resolutions, now supporting the H.264 codec in addition to MPEG-2. Lastly, Bluefish will be showing off its SD|Fidelity and SD|Focus multipurpose, uncompressed SD SDI/analog video cards.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL9405.

 
www.bluefish444.com
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NVidias NAB Programming

NVidia Corporation, a leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, will be spotlighting its new Ultra High-End Quadro FX professional graphics solutions as well as the next-generation Quadro Plex Visual Computing System (VCS) at NAB 2007. 

The newest Quadro FX will highlight CUDA, which nVidia describes as a fundamentally new architecture for computing on its graphics processing units (GPUs), while the Quadro Plex VCS can power multiple streams of 4K high-definition video, 3-D styling, design and rendering, and visual simulation applications. 
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL325. 

 
www.nvidia.com
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Matthews Studio Equipment Takes NAB to the MAX

Burbank, California-based Matthews Studio Equipment is using NAB to shine a light on its Max and Mini Max light movers.

Designed by key grip Richard Mall, the Max and Mini Max are designed to replace menace arms, comet booms, goal posts and other methods of hanging a light above, behind or just out of frame, and both are touted as easily transportable and able to support a variety of equipment.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth C9412.

 
www.msegrip.com
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The Many Faces of DVS Hydra

Offering customers decompression of JPEG2000 in SD, HD and 2K in real time, Digital Video Systems’ new Hydra PCI-X board will be on display at NAB 2007.

The Digital Cinema Initiative (DCI) compliant Hydra can handle the uncompressed input and output of audio and video material, and is able to receive data as RGB, YUV or X’Y’Z’ in MXF or JPG while offering 16 AES/EBU or embedded audio channels. Furthermore, the Hydra can support up to two dual-link 4:4:4 or three single-link 4:2:2 channels simultaneously.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL2608.

 
www.dvs.de
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DVS Adds Some Spyce to NAB Lineup

Digital Video Systems GmbH (DVS) will turn a spotlight on its Clipster, Pronto2K.2/ProntoHD.2, DVS-SAN and Spycer systems at NAB 2007. 

First off, the Clipster DI workstation boasts a new feature set that allows zooming, panning, cropping, and primary color correction, all in 4K at real time. Furthermore, DVS will unveil the new Linux version of the Spycer innovative data manager, and new RAID controllers promise higher performance with the central DVS-SAN.

 

Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL2608. 

 
www.dvs.de
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Wondertouch Uses its Illusion

NAB 2007 will play host to Wondertouch’s particleIllusion software line. 

Building on the success of particleIllusion 3.0, which is currently available on the Windows and Mac OS X platforms, Wondertouch will be unveiling two new free updates — particleIllusion 3.0.5 for OS X and 3.0.2 for Windows — as well as the pIllusion AE plug-in for Adobe After Effects and a sneak peek of particleIllusion version 3.5, which will be available later this year. Other highlights include three new libraries for the Professional Emitter (Pro Emitters) collection and a series of technology demonstrations.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL3827B. 

 
www.wondertouch.com
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Anarchy at NAB

San Francisco-based Digital Anarachy will showcase three new plug-in sets for Adobe and Apple products at NAB 2007.

First up, the new ToonIt plug-in creates cartoon-like images from film, video or still images quickly and easily, while Plasma FX presents a collection of 26 filters that in turn create a variety of custom effects that range from image processing to film looks and particle systems. Lastly, the new Primatte Chromakey version 3.0 offers users more automated masking tools, better blending between subject and foreground and takes advantage of new functions in Photoshop CS3.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL3827E. 

 
www.digitalanarchy.com
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A Close Look at Digital Vision

Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Digital Vision has announced some exciting highlights from its upcoming NAB 2007 offerings. 

First, the company boasts that its full product line now supports Digital Cinema Initiative (DCI) specifications, and in the same vein, Digital Vision is collaborating with Avid Technology to build support for Avid DNxHD decoding/encoding into the Film Master DI color grading system, further advancing tapeless mastering for broadcast programming. Additionally, catering to a wide range of restoration and re-mastering tasks, the company has enhanced its Digital Vision Optics tools. Digital Vision will also be unveiling its new Film Master version 3.5, which will begin shipping immediately.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL3205. 

 
www.digitalvision.se
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Sixth Annual Digital Cinema Summit

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the Entertainment Technology Center at University of Southern California (ETC@USC), and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) are co-sponsoring the sixth annual Digital Cinema Summit, to be held at NAB 2007 on Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15. 

The summit will focus on technical, creative and business issues raised by the digital cinema roll-out and will feature keynotes, case studies and panels to examine real world successes and challenges across the entire digital motion picture release chain. 
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

 

 
www.nabshow.com/dcs
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The Foundry Lights a Fire

Highlights of the Foundry’s NAB 2007 offerings include Furnace 4 for Shake and Tinderbox for Combustion, along with comprehensive demonstrations of Tinder, Furnace, and Keylight across a host of platforms. Furnace 4 builds on the popular Furnace platform, which offers more than 30 image-processing tools, while Tinderbox provides more than 70 creative visual effects for After Effects.

Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL14413. 

 
www.thefoundry.co.uk
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Chrosziel Focuses on HDV

Responding to the call for a lightweight mattebox for use with compact camcorders, Chrosziel will be presenting its new HDV SunShade 455-R1 — which touts optimum stray light reduction and a rotatable filter stage — at NAB 2007.

Other NAB offerings from Chrosziel include the HDV Rig VariLock — a follow-focus system designed for the electronic focus of DV cameras — and the HDV Balancer — a newly designed shoulder support for compact HDV cameras.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit 16x9inc. at NAB booth SU1320.

 
www.chrosziel.com
www.16x9inc.com
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DVC in the Third Dimension

Digitalvideo Computing GmbH (DVC) will be bringing its new ClipDisk 3D to NAB 2007.

A dual-channel HD player with pixel-accurate synchronization, the ClipDisk 3D also features one or two channels of HD-SDI or DVI output. One of the smallest server systems available, the ClipDisk 3D is optimized for 3-D screenings and presentation applications.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth C8828-4.

 
www.digitalvideo.de
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Iconix Images of Blufish

Air Sea Land Gear, Inc., has unveiled the Blufish housing for use with the Iconix HD-RH1 POV camera. Key features of the Blufish include a sealed aluminum housing, external f-stop control, dome port and flatport optics (making the housing ideal for either of the Fuji 4mm or 2.8mm C-mount lenses that are available for the Iconix camera), and a unique cable sealing assembly. Additionally, the Blufish has been pressure tested to over 100m.

Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

 

 
www.airsealand.com
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Cooke Optics Sees Red

Enabling film and digital cameras to automatically record key lens and camera data for every film frame shot and provide it to postproduction teams digitally, the Cooke Optics Ltd.-developed /i Technology has been incorporated by Red Digital Cinema for the forthcoming release of its Red One 4K digital camera and Red lumina and prime lenses. 

The /i Technology has also been utilized for Cooke’s own S4/i series of prime lenses, which will be on display at NAB 2007 in the P+S Technik booth.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit Cooke at P+S Technik NAB booth C8828D. 

 
www.cookeoptics.com
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Iridas 07 Starting Lineup

Munich-based Iridas is bringing its full product lineup to NAB 2007. Offering uncompressed playback and color grading software on Mac, Windows, and Linux platforms, Iridas will be showcasing new FrameCycler applications in addition to SpeedGrade HD and SpeedGrade DDS

Iridas will be present at NAB alongside Arri (booth C10017) to display the SpeedGrade product family while also displaying and demonstrating products in conjunction with S.Two (booth SL13805), CineForm/Silicon Imaging (booth SL7826), and Cine-tal (booth C5008).
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit Iridas at Arri NAB booth C10017. 

 
www.iridas.com
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Autodesk Burns Bright at NAB

Continuing its Systems Subscription model, Autodesk will unveil two new extensions—in addition to other new products — at NAB 2007.  Extension 1 for Inferno, Flame, Flint, Fire, and Smoke and Extension 2 for Toxic will be available only to subscription customers. 

New products include Autodesk Incinerator 2007, which will cluster technology for the Autodesk Lustre digital color grading system, and Lustre Color Management, an integrated, out-of-the-box solution that provides greater fidelity in color reproduction between Autodesk systems.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL1420. 

 
www.autodesk.com
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All Synapses Firing at VDS

VDS, a leading developer of broadcast automation software, content design applications, and plug-in products, will release Synapse version 6.0 at NAB 2007. 

Acting as a transparent translator, Synapse grants the Quantel Q range operator direct, interactive access to hundreds of professional-grade After Effects plug-ins from within the iQ, gQ, eQ, QPaintbox and QEffects environments. Version 6.0 supports the latest plug-ins from Digital Anarchy, Alien Skin, Boris, The Foundry, GenArts, Red Giant Software, DigiEffects, RE:Vision Effects, Panopticum, DFT, Conoa and Trapcode.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL720.

 
www.videodesignsoftware.com
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Automatic Duck is No Decoy

Automatic Duck, the pioneer of Timeline Integration Engine technology, is set to launch Pro Import AE 4.0 for After Effects users at NAB 2007.

The new PIAE 4.0 addresses such developments as the launch of Adobe Creative Suite 3, the shift toward Intel-based Mac systems and the need for improved support for HDV, DVCProHD, and XDCAM formats. Furthermore, PIAE 4.0 boasts support for a range of popular new FX plug-ins.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL3827F.

 
www.automaticduck.com
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A Look at eCinemas DPX LCDs

NAB 2007 will witness the launch of eCinema System’s new DPX LCD monitor line. Designed for use in a high-end DI or Telecine workflow, the DPX line touts greater contrast ratio, color gamut, and bit depth than traditional CRTs used for the same applications.

ECinema will offer special introductory discounts during NAB, and the DPX line will begin shipping immediately after the show.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL9227.

 
www.ecinemasys.com
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Zylight Promises a Bright Summer

Building upon its successful Z50 compact LED light, Zylight will debut its new Z90 LED at NAB 2007. 

Only slightly larger than and drawing the same amount of power as the Z50, the Z90 boasts a new Gel Mode with over 400 theatrical colors built in, multiple wireless ZyLink channels for increased flexibility, an integrated digital display for easier control and a locking power jack for secure on-camera shooting. The Z90 will begin shipping in June, but in the meantime, customers can take advantage of a $200 price drop on the Z50, effective immediately.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth C8207.

 
www.zylight.com
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SNSs Evo-lution of Shared Storage

Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a leading developer and provider of optimized audio/video shared storage networks and workflow software, will demonstrate its new Evo shared storage solution for postproduction workgroups during NAB 2007. 

Evo enables creative teams to share projects, media, and other large files with 4 Gb/s Fibre Channel and up to 10 Gb/s iSCSI and NAS, all in one product.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL4830.
 

 
www.studionetworksolutions.com
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Pixellexis Puts Rendering in a BoX

Montreal-based Pixellexis Systems & Technologies will be showcasing its new ReD BoX rendering product line at NAB 2007.

Composed of clusters of DSP processors, ReD BoX provides I/O speeds of up to 8 Gb/s through a PCI Express interface card, delivering near-real-time rendering that allows for more effects and faster changes. Pixellexis is targeting ReD BoX toward video processing, 3-D rendering, architectural rendering, medical imaging, or any application that requires fast number crunching.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB  booth SU11629.
 

 
www.pixellexis.com
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MOS Syncs up Metadata Flow

Metadata Origination Systems, Inc. (MOS Sync, Inc.) will be hosting demonstrations of its new on-set metadata origination, collection, and tracking system at NAB 2007.

MOS’s metadata flow begins with the company’s new MOS MONSTER server, which gathers metadata generated during the production process, from slate information to lens settings for each frame. This information is then combined with shot information using MOS’s TranScript, which in turn makes all of the metadata ready for real-time ingest into the Avid editing environment.
    To learn more about these products, as well as the MOS MINUTES digital dailies origination, storage, and viewing system, stop by suite #730 in the Renaissance Hotel adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center during NAB.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

www.mossync.com

 
www.mossync.com
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Dalsas 4K Lineup

Dalsa Digital Cinema will showcase its expanded 4K product line at NAB 2007. 

Highlights of Dalsa’s lineup include the new Evolution 4K camera, the updated Origin II camera, the Flashmag recorder (an untethered solution for capturing raw, uncompressed 4K data from the Origin II and Evolution 4K), and a line of PL-mount 4K anamorphic lenses designed by Dan Sasaki and built by Eric Peterson of A&S Precision.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth C9423.
 

 
www.dalsa.com
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Giant-Sized Offerings for NAB

San Francisco-based Red Giant Software has plans to unveil a host of new products at NAB 2007.

Highlights include three products in the Magic Bullet 3 line (Magic Bullet Looks, Magic Bullet Frames and Magic Bullet Colorista), Instant HD Pro, Primatte Keyer Pro 4, the new Trapcode Flux and updates to the Trapcode motion graphic plug-ins. Additionally, Magic Bullet creator Stu Maschwitz will offer a demonstration of Magic Bullet 3, and Peder Norrby of Trapcode will preview the Trapcode Flux.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booths SL3827G and SL3827H.
 

 
www.redgiantsoftware.com
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Are We Not Men? We Are DVEO!

DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), will showcase a number of new products for postproduction professionals at NAB 2007. 

The lineup includes the ASI2IP converter for transmitting MPEG-2 transport streams over dedicated IP networks, DVB Master PCIe transmit and receive cards, the NCoder HD low-latency high definition MPEG-2 4:2:2 encoder, and the HD Spigot HD-SDI converter.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SU5026.
 

 
www.computermodules.com
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CHROME Imaging Keeps Postproduction in its MATRIX

Chrome Imaging, a developer of high-end systems for advanced film and HD postproduction, will demonstrate its new Matrix system V2.5 at NAB 2007. 

V2.5 boasts improvements in the general Matrix System architecture; full hardware acceleration for all processes, including the full restoration toolbox; clip-cloning and on-the-fly proxy creation; real-time downconverting from HD to SD; real-time pan and scan, format conversion, and banking; a color-channel viewer for separate RGB and Alpha; and DVI or 2K/HD/SD SDI monitoring.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL10709.
 

 
www.chrome-imaging.com
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Iconix Videos Little Camera That Could

NAB 2007 will witness the introduction of Iconix Video’s new HD-RH1 digital I/O package and remote control system upgrades, designed to complement the HD-RH1 POV camera, the smallest high-performance HD camera available today. 

This lightweight remote camera system comprises the POV camera head, a universal HDTV controller unit, and a power supply that can be ordered with three-, six- and 10-meter cables.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SU11415.
 

 
www.iconixvideo.com
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eCinema Lights Up

Alongside its new DPX line of LCD monitors, eCinema Systems will showcase its new DCM-class monitors at NAB 2007. 

This newly updated line will feature Full Screen RGB LED (FS-RGB-LED) backlight technology to illuminate the LCD. Available in 24- and 40-inch models, the DCM monitors boast high-end color grading functionality for all but the most demanding grading applications.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL9227.
 

 
www.ecinemasys.com
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Gamma and Density Co. Stays on Set

Gamma and Density Co. will present the latest version of its 3cP on-set color correction system at NAB 2007. 

Continuing to offer all of the color management features of its earlier incarnations, the new Cinematographer’s Color Correction Program (3cP) allows directors of photography to export and interchange color correction decisions to the ASC CDL, Assimilate, Final Touch and Color Finesse color correctors, the LUTher color space converter and Cinetal monitors.
Online Online Exclusive

contact info:

Visit NAB booth SL3827I.
 

 
www.gammaanddensity.com
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Cinematographer Style Screening at NAB

Fletcher Chicago is sponsoring a screening of Jon Fauer, ASC’s feature-length documentary, Cinematographer Style, during NAB 2007. 

Exploring the nuances of visual storytelling, the film turns the camera on 110 cinematographers who in turn shed light on their unique approaches to the craft. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Fauer and producer John Johnston, along with some of the distinguished cinematographers and ASC members in the film.
    The screening will take place on Monday, April 16 at 4:00pm at the Showcase Theater 8 located at 3769 South Las Vegas Blvd.

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I-Movix Gears Up to Slow Down

I-Movix, a growing Belgium-based company, will unveil its new SprintCam at NAB 2007. 

Boasting the ability to capture, replay, and store 250 to 5,000 images per second in high-definition quality, this extreme slow-motion system features a Photron APX RS color camera with built-in memory, Fujinon Digipower broadcast lenses, a waterproof camera control unit (CCU) interfaced with SMPTE fiber optic cables, the SprintCam BC Server and support for the EVS Advanced Video Server Protocol.
    I-Movix will be set up at NAB in booth C10141, and the company will also be performing SprintCam demonstrations in the IBM booth (SU7820) and the EVS booth (C3607).

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Visit NAB booth C10141.

 
www.i-movix.com
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Canon and Telecast Fiber Blast into NAB with the Canobeam

Addressing the television production industry’s increasing demand for a reliable wireless HD link, Canon USA and Telecast Fiber Systems have announced the new Canobeam DT-150 HD Optical Transceiver and the SHED (SMPTE Hybrid Elimination Device) adapter. 

Based on Free Space Optics technology, the Canobeam DT-150 HD transceiver uses line-of-sight infrared light, sets up quickly, and requires no RF licensing or coordination, providing wireless HD capability in situations where fiber or microwave can’t be used.
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Visit NAB booth SU3020.

 

 
www.usa.canon.com
www.telecast-fiber.com
www.telecast-fiber.com
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Phoning it in with Canons BU-50L

Canon USA, Inc., has introduced its new BU-50L pan-tilt head. 

Designed to address the specialized market for remote-control HD cameras in studios and unmanned satellite locations, the BU-50L offers control of its pan and tilt functions locally with RS-232C cable or over long distances via public telephone lines. Additionally, the BU-50L boasts extremely quiet operation, making it ideally suited for indoor operation in noise-sensitive environments.
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Visit  NAB booth SU3020.
 

 
www.usa.canon.com
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A Steady Look from Canon and Vinten

Partnering with Vinten, Canon USA aims to maximize image-stabilization performance during HDTV production and eliminate the lag associated with fast pan and tilt moves. 

The Canon-Vinten collaboration integrates the advanced capabilities of Canon’s Optical Shift Image Stabilizer technology (Shift-IS, found in Canon’s DigiSuper 100xs and DigiSuper 86xs long-field zoom lenses) with the high-resolution optical encoders built into Vinten’s new Vector 950 Active pan/tilt heads.
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Visit NAB booth SU3020.
 

 
www.usa.canon.com
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Canon Focuses on Long-Field Zoom Lenses

Canon USA will offer an up-close look at its new DigiSuper 100AF and DigiSuper 86AF HD long-field zoom lenses at NAB 2007. 

Both lenses tout sophisticated auto focus capabilities based on proprietary HD implementation of the Through-the-Lens Secondary Image Registration Phase Detection Method technology. These auto focus capabilities can be employed in either a Part-Time focus check mode or a Full-Time mode for constant focus assist (or, if the operator prefers, the auto focus can be switched off completely).
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Visit NAB booth SU3020.
 

 
www.usa.canon.com
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Canons Cost-Effective HD Solutions

Adding to its line of cost-effective portable HD lenses, Canon USA will unveil nine additional HDgc lenses at NAB 2007, bringing the total to 16 models under the HDgc banner. 

Three of the new models, designed for cameras with 2/3-inch imagers, fall under the eDrive Series and feature a built-in 2x extender and Canon’s digital eDrive, which enables users to easily program certain functions for precise, automated repeatability. Additionally, three new lenses comprise the Economical Series (one lens each for 2/3-, 1/2- and 1/3-inch imagers), and the last three of the new lenses add to the Remote-Control Series (again with one lens each for 2/3-, 1/2-, and 1/3-inch imagers).

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Visit NAB booth SU3020.

 
www.usa.canon.com
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