Convergent Design’s Odyssey7Q+ monitor/recorder now supports the AJA Video Systems Cion digital cinema production camera’s AJA Raw file format. AJA Raw is the newest format to be supported in Convergent Design’s Odyssey7Q+ monitor/recorder, along with Canon Cinema Raw, Sony FS Raw, ArriRaw and more.
Post-production companies of all sizes rely on Signiant’s file transfer software to move their large digital assets quickly and securely between teams distributed around the world, and Modern VideoFilm’s latest work takes the scale and reach of distributed finishing to new levels.
72andSunny has selected high-speed transfer and automation software from Aspera, an IBM company, as the backbone for its new cloud-based media management platform, providing high performance transfers to cloud-based media asset management systems and enabling collaboration between creative teams worldwide.
IBM has introduced Aspera Files, a new SaaS platform that allows any organization, small to large, to establish a branded web-based presence for the fast, easy and secure exchange and delivery of any size file-based media or data between end users across separate organizations, combining multiple storage platforms.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has launched the Academy Color Encoding System, a free, open, device-independent color management and image interchange system that offers a critically needed global industry standard for motion picture and television production.
In a webcast on Tuesday the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers updated its work on the Interoperable Master Format. Annie Chang, vice president of post-production technology, the Walt Disney Studios, gave the hour-long presentation, which was entitled Interoperable Master Format (IMF) - Application 2 and Beyond.
“Once again, Arri has listened to what their customers want and worked with Codex to come up with a great solution – not just a great new camera but an entire workflow,” said Marc Dando, managing director of Codex. “We’re excited to showcase our cutting-edge recording technology with this exciting new camera and continue to partner with Arri to provide the tools that our industry needs.”
Third-party quality-control specialist 3rd i QC has purchased an Archimedia Technology Atlas 4K professional media-playing computer for performing quality control on the myriad file formats it receives from its clients.
Aspera was an official partner at the Sundance Film Festival, which ended last week. The festival took place on January 22 – February 1 in Park City, Utah. Sundance chose Aspera faspex TM to enable independent filmmakers from all over the world to submit their work quickly, efficiently and securely for this year’s festival.
Archimedia Technology will host a demo room at the 2015 HPA Tech Retreat, February 9-15 in Palm Springs, California. Archimedia will demonstrate its Atlas professional media player, which now plays 4K 60p and high dynamic range content on any display to the best of that display's native ability.