Friday, May 18, 2018

May Event - Tektronix, RE:Vision Effects and NETSTAIRS

The Editors' Lounge May Event came early this year, in order to share a variety of great post production solutions.

Steven Holmes (Sr. Video Application Engineer at Tektronix) presented the benefits of using external waveform monitors in getting optical picture quality when color correcting. Attendees learned how to properly look at 4K and HD waveforms, correct settings for HDR and important differences between Dolby Vision, HDR 10 and HDR 10+, and much much more.

Lori Freitag (Training and Content Manager) and Anthony Magliocco (VP of Business Development) were on hand to demonstrate how editors can take advantage of Adobe Dynamic Link to use popular RE:Revision plugins like Twixtor®, RE:Match® and RE:Lens® from within After Effects to enhance their Adobe Premiere Pro projects—no expertise in After Effects required! 

David Vernon (Vernon’s Vision, Global Agent Representative for NETSTAIRS) presented WebRTC (Real Time Communication) with the NETSTAIRS/Pixel.Click-To-Video/Wall of OZ and OZWall.video solutions. NETSTAIRS technologies addresses the problems of production and post-production companies being able to share globally “in real time,” with no latency or delay, anytime of day and anywhere in the world where an internet signal is available. Dr. Ahmad Moradi, Chairman and CEO of NETSTAIRS also presented full demonstrations via a Digital Media Room showing firsthand the application and efficiency of DMR technology.

Friday, January 19, 2018

New Presentations for the New Year

Solutions for Editing Plugins, Storage and Media Management

The Editors' Lounge hopes that everyone had a fun holiday season, and that you are all recharged and ready for 2018. We certainly are! To kick off the first Lounge of the year, some familiar faces are back to show off their latest offerings: Glookast with updates to their cloud-based media-management products, Boris FX with their latest and greatest visual effects plugins, and G-Technology with storage solutions to fit any need.

GLOOKAST Solution Architect Dave Euson will demonstrate of Glooport Media|Producer, an easy-to-use high-speed file-based ingesting platform that takes raw file-based media for direct ingests into broadcast and production workflows. Also showcased will be the Gloobox Capturer, a baseband capture solution and Glooport, a family of cluster-based load-balanced services that offer seamless integration into existing workflows by automating and managing remote ingest, parking, retrieving, transforming and outgest of media and metadata across all platforms.

Boris FX Product Specialist Mary Poplin will show the latest Boris Continuum and Sapphire tools for Avid, and Premiere Pro editors, including the new Continuum Primatte chroma-keyer and Mocha integration inside of popular Sapphire tools. The ability of Sapphire Builder and Lens Flare Designer to easily enhance creative storytelling will also be featured.

G-Technology Solution Architect Jesse Adams and Account Manager Chris Bradley, will present the G-Rack 12 NAS-based solution and the DAS-based G-SPEED Shuttle XL appliance, a transportable 8-bay hardware-RAID solution with Thunderbolt™ 3 technology supporting 4K workflows with transfer rates up to 2000MB/s and multiple RAID configurations. They will also offer a first look at the new multi-bay RAID Array that will be officially announced on January 16th