Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
31/05/2001

5D UPDATE CYBORG PACKAGE

LONDON based effects developer 5D have announced they have extended their acclaimed 5D Media Workflow environment with 5D Cyborg [Commander], a brand new, uncompressed, real-time film and video playback/output solution for companies involved in the post production of motion pictures.
Developed in association with leading film facilities in Los Angeles and London, 5D Cyborg [Commander] provides a convenient and flexible way to view full-frame SD, HD and film-resolution data, such as daily test composites for movie special effects and 3D content, as soon as the material is output from the originating workstation.
By enabling the viewing of full-frame material on a CRT, or output via a DLP device, 5D Cyborg [Commander] offers a revolutionary and cost-effective alternative to the traditional process of checking digital dailies by outputting to film.
Marc Dando, a director at 5D, said: "5D Cyborg [Commander] is a product we have been asked for many times by customers. By listening to the what the market really needs, and by developing products that solve everyday problems, we are demonstrating a clear commitment to delivering practical workflow-enhancing solutions."
The modular approach taken by 5D in the design of their workflow environment means that 5D Cyborg [Commander] includes a number of features common to 5D Cyborg, the integrated effects editing solution. These include the multi-resolution desktop capable of handling multiple frame rates, bit-depths and resolution clips in native format, a user-friendly GUI and toolset, plus a wide range of interconnectivity with other platforms and file formats, including TIFF, TGA, SGI, DPX and Cineon.
The Advanced Media Player within the new product supports playback of images up to 2048 x 1556, and offers zoom, pan-and-scan and aspect ratio controls, as well as audio scratch track and scrub.
As with the complete range of 5D Cyborg products, 5D Cyborg [Commander] can be delivered as a turnkey solution, that includes certified hardware, monitor, pen and tablet, plus scalable storage configurations initially available with either 50 or 100 minutes of 2048 x 1556 (8-bit) storage.
5D Cyborg [Commander] will be available for shipment to customers in June 2001. (GB)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

14/12/2017
SGO To Support Spanish Short Film Project 'The Shortest Day'
Next Thursday, 21st of December, on winter solstice, will take place the traditional celebration of spanish short film called "The shortest day - [ED
03/10/2017
RTÉ Announces Partnership With Irish Film Board
RTÉ and the Irish Film Board have announced a joint funding initiative for a new comedy. Following the success of shows such as Can't Cope Won't Cope
22/09/2017
2017 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival Selections Announced
SMPTE and the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) have announced the official selections for the 2017 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. Jurors cur
22/09/2017
Framestore Delivers VFX For British Spy Film
Article credit: Framestore. Matthew Vaughn's sequel to 2014's Kingsman: Secret Service sees the cast join forces with the Southern charm of the Americ
29/06/2017
Future Film Skills – An Action Plan
The BFI has launched Future Film Skills – An Action Plan at the House of Commons alongside the Culture Secretary, Karen Bradley, and producer Barbara
27/06/2017
IFB-Funded Films Added To Galway Film Fleadh
The Galway Film Fleadh has confirmed that two further Irish Film Board/Bord Scannán na hÉireann (IFB) funded titles have been added to this year's pro
26/06/2017
Production News : Bafta albert Ambassador Releases Short Film
Rebecca Manley, a Bafta albert Ambassador, has released a short film regarding the issue of environmental damage. Titled 'Now You See It', the film, w
12/06/2017
Graduate Film Shortlisted For TV Awards
A film made by graduates of the University of Wolverhampton's Video and Film Production course has been shortlisted at this year's RTS Student Televis
05/06/2017
Brighton Film School Announce Summer School Dates
Brighton Film School has announced its film summer school dates for 2017. Are you a young filmmaker, aged 15 – 17, and want to work on two or three sh
19/04/2017
Skylark Aerial Photography Teams Up With IDP Film
Skylark Aerial Photography has teamed up with IDP Film as a Northern Office to ensure better coverage throughout England, it has been announced. Skyla
21/07/2017
Blackmagic Design Announce Accessory For Cintel Film Scanners
Blackmagic Design today announced the new Cintel Audio and KeyKode Reader accessory for its Cintel Film Scanner, which lets customers scan audio and K
18/09/2017
RTS Expands Product Portfolio
RTS has increased its product portfolio with the addition of the new LH-Series headsets, which are available worldwide now, and are currently on displ
21/03/2017
Product Review: The PXW-FS7 MK II
What's the difference between the FS7 MK I and the FS7 MK II? Article credit: Shift 4. The PXW-FS7 MK II was unveiled by Sony towards the end of last
24/10/2017
Sonnet Introduces Latest Thunderbolt 3 Product
Sonnet Technologies has unveiled its latest Thunderbolt 3 product – the Thunderbolt 3 to Dual HDMI 2.0 Adapter. This bus-powered device enables users
16/11/2017
ChyronHego Names New Chief Product Officer
ChyronHego has announced the appointment of Boromy Ung as the company's Chief Product Officer. In his new role, Mr Ung will be responsible for the vis