Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
29/04/2005

Autodesk announce latest in Discreet line-up at NAB

Autodesk opened its 'Greater Than One' exhibition at NAB in Las Vegas to showcase a "powerful product line-up designed to help broadcasters, post-production facilities, and film and broadcast production companies realize their ideas".
Announced were the latest versions of visual effects and editing systems, including Discreet Inferno 6.2, Discreet Flame 9.2, Discreet Flint 9.2, Discreet Fire 6.7 and Discreet Smoke 6.7 including support for the Apple Final Cut Pro '.XML' meta-data exchange format.
New HD I/O capabilities for Flint 9.2 visual effects system and Smoke 6.7 editing systems were announced. Along with HD capable PC versions the software, introduced at NAB was Autodesk TV Suite featuring Flint and Smoke and the Autodesk DI Suite featuring Flame and Smoke DI.
Autodesk introduced Discreet Lustre 2.6 and Autodesk Incinerator - an inline cluster of configurable processing units that enhance the system’s real-time performance.
As usual the Autodesk booth featured a real-world example of the next-generation in data-centric media production facilities. Based on a Gigabit Ethernet IT backbone using Autodesk’s Stone shared storage area network on display were desktop computers and high-performance workstations scaling up from basic desktop graphic design to full-on real-time digital intermediates (DI) production.
Autodesk’s other recent announcements included:
  • The signing of a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Colorfront, a leading developer of colour correction technology for film studios and digital film laboratories;
  • The introduction of Autodesk Toxik - new creative and collaborative software for feature film visual effects;
  • An extension of Autodesk Consulting’s services to the media and entertainment industry.
For additional information about Autodesk, please visit www.autodesk.com.
(SP/GB)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

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

17/05/2018
Media Production Show 2018 To Host Production Services Village
The Media Production Show 2018 (MPS) is to host a Production Services Village for the first time. The Production Services Village will bring a variety
20/03/2017
Creative Drive Remains The Beating Heart Of Post Production
We work in an industry where literally "time is money", and while technology and the way we work may have changed over the years, the drive for greate
11/07/2018
NUGEN Audio's Post-Production Bundles To Go On Display At IBC
NUGEN Audio's newly released post-production bundles as well as updates to its Loudness Toolkit bundle of products will be on display for the first ti
06/07/2018
Live Production – The Tyrell Take With Stephan Murnane
What used to be a pipe-dream has now become very much a reality. Wireless acquisition and communication , whilst still facing some challenges has now
11/09/2017
Scotland Welcomes Record Spend On Film/TV Production
New figures have revealed that production spend on Scotland's film and television sector increased by more than 30% last year. Released by Creative Sc
22/05/2018
Leader To Demonstrate LV5490 4K Capabilities At The Media Production Show
Leader Electronics is to showcase the advanced HDR measurement capabilities of its LV5490 4K waveform monitor at the Media Production Show in London,
17/05/2018
Cooke To Showcase Range Of Lens Families At The Media Production Show
Cooke Optics is to bring a range of its lens families to the Media Production Show 2018, 12-13 June, including the S7i purpose-built full frame lens r
14/05/2018
VSN To Showcase Content Production Technology And More At BroadcastAsia
VSN is to showcase its array of content production and media management technologies at BroadcastAsia 2018, including AI functionalities and its VSNEx
12/09/2007
Autodesk Announces 2008 Launches For Latest Version High-End Visual Effects and Finishing Systems
Autodesk has unveiled the 2008 releases of the Autodesk Inferno, Autodesk Flame and Autodesk Flint visual effects systems, as well as the Autodesk Fir
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
14/06/2018
Kansas Church Upgrades Production Workflows With Hitachi Cameras
Hitachi's Z-HD5000 cameras have been deployed in a Kansas church as part of a major production workflow upgrade to high definition (HD).   "Through th
14/06/2018
NEP And Tata Communications Collaborate For Indian Sports Production
NEP Broadcast Solutions and Tata Communications have collaborated to successfully completed the remote production and broadcast of VIVO Indian Premier
12/06/2018
Red Chillies Post Production Division Deploys Editshare Platform
Editshare's EFS scale-out storage platform has been selected as the base infrastructure for post production division redchillies.vfx. The division of
08/06/2018
Vitec Group Opens New Production Solutions UK HQ
Vitec Group's Production Solutions Division has officially opened a new UK headquarters in Bury St Edmunds. The Group's CEO, Stephen Bird, is hosting
08/06/2018
Production, Pro-Audio And Innovative Tech To Take Centre Stage At BVE 2019
Broadcast Film & Video exclusively talks to Event Director Daniel Sacchelli about the continued success of the BVE Show and the ambitious plans for ne