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The Peril Of HDR: Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should May 29th 2023 - 09:00 AM

There is a disturbing and growing consensus among viewers that many movies and TV shows today are under illuminated or simply too dark. As DOPs, we surely share some of the blame, but there is plenty of blame to go around.

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Bridging/Making/Linking Tools Into Real News Workflows May 22nd 2023 - 09:30 AM

“Tom”, they said to me in the closing hours of a major trade show: “could you possibly write 1600 words or so on the topic of news?”. I immediately said “yes” and once home I skipped breakfast then sat down to write this – I thought about my recent attendances at NAB, IBC, various DPP, EBU and SMPTE conferences to try and identify what I thought people actually want to hear and realized that while it’s very easy to come up with 1600 words on a specific topic (say, “the potential long-term impact of 5G on contribution workflows”, or “the possibilities of ingest-stage AI metadata on improving monetization of file-based archives”, for example – pick a topic from your favorite conference) it’s far harder with a topic as broad as “News”.

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Vendor Spotlight: Chyron May 10th 2023 - 09:00 AM

Chyron’s new mantra is flexibility.

​Founded in 1966, Chyron’s technology has become so ingrained in the broadcast industry that its very company name has become the standard term for a caption superimposed over usually the lower part of a video image during a news broadcast.

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Motion Pictures: Part 2 - Optical Flow Axis May 9th 2023 - 09:30 AM

There is no motion in the static frames of a movie. The motion is purely in the imagination of the viewer. But how does it work?

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Chyron’s PRIME 4.7 simplifies and accelerates graphics design, data binding, and playout for live sports production.

Chyron Unveils PRIME 4.7 April 19th 2023 - 12:15 PM

Version 4.7 of the PRIME Platform includes new tools and enhanced workflows that accelerate graphics design, data binding, and playout for live sports and other fast-paced production environments. Updated with a powerful data table resource, advanced auto-follow for complex scenes, refined design interfaces, an expanded control panel toolbox, and other UI improvements, PRIME 4.7 makes it easier for sports networks and leagues to leverage large data sets to tell the story of a sporting event.

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Motion Pictures: Part 1 - Film Frame Rates April 18th 2023 - 09:30 AM

It seems clear that there is such a thing as the “film look”. But how did it come about?

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InfinitySet V5.2 Takes Virtual Production To A New Level April 17th 2023 - 01:00 PM

With Version 5.2, Brainstorm’s InfinitySet receives a number of advanced features designed to enhance virtual production (VP) and XR workflows, streamlining users’ ability to boost their content creation, whether they are using LED video walls or chroma sets to produce virtual content.

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Chyron Exhibit Comprehensive News Production Solutions April 16th 2023 - 09:30 AM

Chyron’s focus on news at 2023 NAB Show will feature complete graphics solutions with PRIME, CAMIO, and NewsTicker.

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