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29/10/2004

Innovative Inbox technology available for hire

An all-new portable solution for professional digital film video assist playback, the Inbox1000 is now available for hire from London-based digital design company, Inbox Solutions.
Inbox1000 is a PC based digital video solution that provides under the web designed software package InboxNetWorks all the necessary digital film video assist tools to facilitate a comprehensive production unit.
With two hours continuous capture with backup this forms the basis of the company’s pre-visualisation system ADPS.
The Inbox1000 has already provided an important new and exciting facility in film and television production in its comprehensive use by the US production company Hallmark and Framestore on the production ‘Dinotopia’ based at Pinewood Studios and by Cinesite and Effects Associates for their Lost Souls motion control move for ‘Tomb Raider’.
Commenting David Booth, Framestore’s Visual Effects Supervisor, on ‘Dinotopia’ said: “Dinotopia required exact frame matching on set between 3D rendered animations and the live action movement generated by the motion rig and motion control camera. This was achieved by using the Inbox1000 to sync frame accurately the live action to the imported 3D files.“
Mike Talarico, Visual Effects Unit Director on ‘Tomb Raider’ commented: “My experience of working with the Inbox technology during production on Tomb Raider was that it interfaced well with our 3D systems and motion control. Cinesite is currently working closely with Inbox on adapting their technology to work even more beneficially in our production environment and I look forward to working with them in the future.”
Traditionally, film video assist playback systems provide film production companies with a video view of the ‘film camera eye’ using a CCD camera mounted on the film camera’s optic system. Many of these systems provide simple record and playback facilities. For the first time the Inbox1000® goes beyond traditional film playback systems and provides a one box solution for the simultaneous manipulation and playback of two video sources in different mix/wipe formats. Other functionality includes chromakey, X/Y zoom and slow motion film speed simulation.
Steve Campbell, Inbox Company Director and founder said: “As demand grows for more flexibility in production facilities we could certainly make available our software under license to allow client driven hardware designs.”
For further technical information on Inbox1000 or InboxNetWorks visit www.inboxsolutions.co.uk
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