Andy Serkis has become the face - and body - of performance capture. The technology has allowed the creation of more convincing and realistic looking fantasy creatures, notably Serkis’ own standout roles as Gollum in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies and Caesar in the most recent Planet of the Apes films.
NewTek’s next generation TriCaster Mini simplifies operation, setup and learning, and is intended to expand the number of people who use one.
The emergence of high dynamic range (HDR) acquisition in live and studio production has brought numerous possibilities for improved picture quality and creating an immersive experience for viewers. But it has also added cost and complexity to production workflows that broadcasters and content distributors are not eager to pay.
Successfully deploying 100% SW 100% COTS with uncompressed IP signals.
Familiarity breeds contempt and to a certain extent that is what has happened among broadcasters when it comes to serial digital interface (SDI) technology. Since SDI was first standardised by the SMPTE in 1989, broadcasters have forgotten the trials and tribulations they went through to get those initial systems working. Over the past 30 years, products have been developed that have resulted in an almost plug-and-play approach to building SDI-based broadcast infrastructure.