Based on a recent interview Bill Desowitz did with Wally Pfister (Transcendence), Marc ponders the question whether technology actually fails us.
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Game studio Quantic Dream doubles its investment in Vicon Performance Capture with the purchase of 38 additional T-Series T160 cameras.
HP unveils two new DreamColor displays, the HP Z27x and Z24x, which feature the second generation DreamColor Engine and can provide up to 1.07 billion on-screen colors.
The student team behind the award-winning short A La Française skewer history with the help of Chaos Group’s V-Ray.
Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 11 at NAB 2014; this major update improves online editing features, adds new photographer-friendly color correction tools, on-set media management and much more.
Autodesk unveils Smoke 2015, the latest version of their professional video editing software, at NAB 2014; Smoke 2015 features 3D tracking, re-architected timeline FX workflow and a faster performance.
At NAB 2014 eyeon announced the release of their new playback and production solution for 4K HFR up to 120 FPS Stereoscopic, eyeon Generation 4K.
ftrack announces their latest tool, ftrack 2.6, has been adopted by The Mill for global asset management and use on all its commercials going forward.
Autodesk debuts the Flame 2015, the newest version of their comprehensive toolset for high-end visual effects and creative finishing, featuring new creative tools and support for 4K which helps deliver greater artistic control.
Devil and Demon announce a line of supercomputers launching at NAB 2014 that feature great computing muscle in small footprints.
Frankie simplifies the remote video review-and-approval workflow at Drive Thru, allowing the company to streamline the creation and approval process of commercials in the era of remote postproduction workflows.
Red Giant announces a new update to BulletProof, version 1.2, which provides users with greater camera support and other improvements to its footage backup and preparation tool.
The Foundry’s story development tool FLIX has been adopted by DreamWorks Animation for use in the pre-production of future animated features.
Chaos Group announces the beta release of V-Ray 3.0 for Maya, which features faster ray tracing, progressive rendering, and open source support.
Boris FX announces Boris Continuum Complete 9, a package of visual effects for NLE and compositing platforms, which features over 30 new filters and transitions in key areas such as Image Restoration, Film, Stylize, and more.
Cospective releases an update to their browser-based video review tool, Frankie 2.3, which now allows users to view video in full screen mode and download original media files.
Imagineer Systems announces a partnership with Legend3D after the recent integration of mocha Pro with Legend3D’s VFX pipeline to add increased efficiency to 3D film production.
Shotgun Software announces the integration of its pipeline tools with Perforce to streamline game development team collaboration.
Game developers and other Unity users can now enjoy the security, productivity and cost savings of an integrated, open source asset and workflow management system with the launch of TACTIC | aWare for Unit.
Shotgun replaces Blur’s proprietary production management software; frees internal development resources to focus on creative tools.
Leading CG software developer Autodesk confirms that it is ceasing development of its Softimage CG software.