LED video processing products manufacturer Brompton Technology has released Tessera v3.3 with software features that company says optimize the performance of LED panels to further streamline professional workflows. A beta version of the v3.3 software is now available for download from the Brompton website. New features include Operating Modes, and Per-Batch PureTone. Additionally, the Tessera SX40 and S8 now have a preset to support the Academy Color Encoding System AP1 color space, as used by ACEScg. Finally, in collaboration with Mo-Sys, Brompton has added support for the company’s StarTracker camera tracking system when using panels fitted with the Tessera R2 or Brompton’s new Tessera R2+ and an SX40 or S8 processor with Frame Remapping.
Timeswaying Technology's LA2K-10 LED Cinema System HeyLED has been installed at the Beijing UME International Cineplex. Development started in 2018 with the support of the China Research Institute of Film Science & Technology; the LA2K-10 screen is their first LED product.
The visual effects team at Pixomondo brought Star Trek: Discovery into a new era using virtual production filming on Pixomondo’s large volume LED stage in Toronto, Canada.
Virtual production is gaining more traction in the motion picture business. One example? The recent collaboration of several companies came together for both practical and creative reasons to bring the Disney+ feature the Muppets Haunted Mansion to life. “The Muppets and ARwall are a perfect fit,” says Rene Amador, co-founder and CEO of ARwall. His company creates virtual production technology for its own use and in turn markets it to other filmmakers. Its first product is ARFX, a suite of real-time tools developed natively for using real-time in-camera LED effects in scripted filmmaking.
Earlier this month, the Chinese manufacturer Timewaying Technology announced that its LA2K-10 LED Cinema System had passed the DCI Compliance Test Plan. Timewaying is the largest 3D equipment supplier for the Chinese market, with more than 30,000 3D systems installed among 11,000 cinema sites across China.
Samsung Electronics today announced a new partnership with CJ ENM, Asia’s leading entertainment and media group behind the Oscar-winning film Parasite, to build a virtual production studio to spearhead the production of future video content.
Shenzhen Timewaying Technology has passed the tests of the Research Institute of AegiSolve, a recognized Digital Cinema Initiative company, to become China’s second DCI-certified LED display enterprise. Unilumin was the first Chinese LED screen manufacturer to receive DCI certification.
The China Film Cinema Bei'ao, Beijing, China has installed Unilumin’s UC-A41 LED Cinema Screen. The cinema is built with 21 halls, including a Cinity Giant Screen hall, a 4D hall, a standard laser Hall and a multifunctional Hall. It's a reflection of the current development level of the world's cinema technology. Hall 4 is newly installed with the UC-A41 LED cinema projection system.
Unilumin has become China's first DCI-certified LED display enterprise and gained full access to the opportunities of the cinema LED display market. The company’s cinema screen recently passed the tests of the Research Institute of DMC, Keio University, a DCI authorized agency, and officially became a DCI-certified product.
Christie has been chosen by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts as a technology partner for its redeveloped headquarters at 195 Piccadilly in London. The partnership will see a host of Christie integrated technology installed throughout the building, including Christie MicroTiles LED tiles, four laser projectors, media servers and software.