In a history-making development, as Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory swims into theaters this week, low-vision and blind fans can enjoy the film alongside family members in theaters, thanks to a breakthrough in independent moviegoing. Smart-syncing audio description, a new feature introduced to in-home audiences four months ago on the Disney Movies Anywhere app, heads to theaters nationwide for the first time with the release of Finding Dory.
Ultra-Stereo Labs has upgraded its JSD-60 Digital Cinema Processor. USL’s engineering team has now added parametric equalization and bass management to the JSD-60 processor.
Callsheet Operator has launched its web-based management app, which is designed specifically for the film industry to optimize every facet of crew management and workflow during production.
Harmonic today announced that the company's ProView 7100 is the industry's first single-rack, multiformat, integrated receiver-decoder (IRD), transcoder and MPEG stream processor to support the HEVC standard. As part of an end-to-end HEVC-based video transmission system offered by Harmonic, the ProView 7100 enables video content and service providers to decode HEVC compressed streams up to 1080p60 resolution, maximizing bandwidth efficiency for broadcast service delivery while maintaining pristine video quality.
At this year's National Association of Broadcaster’s Show, Archimedia Technology will showcase products that usher collaboration and critical viewing into the realm of 4K/UHDTV at high frame rates and high dynamic range. New at NAB is the Iris Media Intelligence family of products for interactive quality control, review, and validation of any media, timed text, or metadata file in a file-based workflow. Iris products work with Archimedia's new Iris Cloud Service to enable instant worldwide collaboration for workgroups of any size and composition — always under the content owner's secure control.
Ultra Stereo Labs has started to ship the latest version of the LSS-100, the LSS-100P.
Archimedia Technology today released Archimedia QuSee Suite, a family of tools to inspect and measure video, audio, and metadata for broadcast, post-production, A/V, mastering, and distribution.
In a technology tour that covered several U.S. cities last week, Dolby executives provided an overview on the evolution of its Atmos sound platform in both professional and home markets. Among the highlights was the news that Dolby has developed two new technologies for home theatres and this year will unveil the first loudspeaker to carry the Dolby logo.
The Enterprise Player serves a dual purpose. First, it replaces the VTR and videotapes that used to serve as the universal sharing device. Anyone who has installed the Archimedia Enterprise Player can simply double-click on a file to play it. At the same time, the Enterprise Player augments the robust Archimedia Master Player, giving expert users a fast, accurate, reliable media player with which to check their work or view media-specific data.
Seattle software developer SpectraCal today released a new version of its CalMan video calibration software with fully integrated direct support for Dolby professional reference monitor models PRM-4200 and PRM-4220.