June 20th, 2013
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|JMR Electronics Helps Douglas Trumbull Push the Limits of High-Frame-Rate Cinema|
Storage systems innovator designs customized playback system for world’s first 120 fps, 3D movie.
JMR Electronics recently designed and built a high performance server and storage system for the production of the world’s first high-frame-rate 3D movie. "UFOTOG," a 10-minute short that tells the story of a man’s attempt to photograph alien spacecraft, is the work of director, visual effects pioneer and filmmaking visionary Douglas Trumbull. In a cinematic first, Trumbull shot the film in stereoscopic 3D at 4K resolution and at a camera speed of 120 frames per second. JMR’s unique server and storage solution was used on the set to collect, manage, playback and edit the huge amounts of image data produced during the making of the film.
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|The Tiffen Company Turns Up The Creative Control For Cinematographers; Introduces New Integrated “Film Looks” MPTV Filters|
Developed for modern digital cameras, Tiffen Satin and Tiffen Black Satin combination filters make talent look great
The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning accessories for the still imaging, video, motion picture and broadcast markets, has begun shipping the new Tiffen Satin™ and Tiffen Black Satin™ MPTV Filters in 4 x 4, 4 x 5.65 and 6.6 x 6.6 sizes. “Optical filter development is the cornerstone of the Tiffen Company, and our new line of integrated Tiffen filters, which includes Film Looks, exemplifies the forward-thinking innovation behind our commitment to continued research and development,” says Steve Tiffen, President and CEO, The Tiffen Company. “This year, we celebrate 75 years of filter engineering excellence, and it gives me great pleasure to cross this milestone by expanding the Tiffen filter product offerings yet again. We look forward to seeing the tremendous images the creative world will make with the new line of Tiffen MPTV filters, including the new Satin and Black Satin looks.”
published 18 hours ago read more
|Major Update to Adobe Creative Cloud Now Available|
Includes Next Generation of “CC” Desktop Applications and Delivers New Community and Publishing Capabilities
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that a major update to Adobe® Creative Cloud™, the company’s flagship offering for creatives, is now available. Unveiled at Adobe MAX, The Creativity Conference, in early May and packed with new features, this Creative Cloud release reimagines the creative process through a stunning set of “CC” desktop applications and sophisticated cross-device collaboration and publishing capabilities. Creative files can be stored and shared, via Creative Cloud, on Mac OS, Windows, iOS and Android; and Behance, the world’s leading online creative community, is now integrated with Creative Cloud, so customers can showcase work, get feedback on projects and gain global exposure.
published 2 days ago read more
|Sound Devices Continues To Develop The 788T For The Latest Production Requirements|
Firmware Update 3.0 Now Available for Free Download
To further position the company’s flagship 788T and 788T-SSD digital audio recorders as the foremost solutions for today’s evolving production standards, Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, announces the availability of firmware update Version 3.0. A free download for all existing and new 788T users, this latest software update offers a 192 kHz sampling rate for up to four tracks, increased C-Link metadata functionality and added limiters for digital inputs.
published 3 days ago read more
|Fotodiox Announces High-Intensity LED Fresnel Lights for Film and Television|
Powerhouse DY-200 LED Fresnel Light Offers Focusable, Dimmable, Cool Lighting Option
Fotodiox, a leading manufacturer and distributor of photography and videography accessories and equipment, today announces a line of LED Fresnel lights for film, television, and studio photography work. The compact DY-200 LED Fresnel lights offer focusable, dimmable light that remains cool-to-the-touch while providing powerful light.
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|Apple Gives Sneak Peek Into the Future of the Pro Desktop|
Apple® today showed a sneak peek into the future of the pro desktop with a first look at the next generation Mac Pro®. Designed around a revolutionary unified thermal core, the Mac Pro introduces a completely new pro desktop architecture and design that is optimized for performance inside and out. With next generation Xeon processors, dual workstation-class GPUs, Thunderbolt 2, PCIe-based flash storage, and ultra-fast ECC memory, the new 9.9-inch tall Mac Pro packs an amazing amount of power into an incredibly small package.
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|Apple Unveils iOS 7|
Completely Redesigned With Stunning User Interface & Great New Features
Apple® today unveiled iOS 7, the most significant iOS update since the original iPhone®, featuring a stunning new user interface. iOS 7 is completely redesigned with subtle motion, an elegant color palette and distinct, functional layers that make it feel more alive. The typography has been refined for a cleaner, simpler look, and the use of translucency and motion makes even simple tasks more engaging. iOS 7 has hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop®, enhanced Photos, Safari®, Siri® and introduces iTunes Radio™, a free Internet radio service based on the music you listen to on iTunes®.
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|Adorama Now Offering the Flashpoint 7” LED Field Monitor|
With 1280x800 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio and HDMI input/output, the newly enhanced field monitor is the perfect companion to all video-capable DSLR or HD camcorders
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, imaging, video and electronics retailers, and a leading destination for iPhone photo specialty accessories, introduces the new and improvedFlashpoint 7” LED Field Monitor to its extensive collection of HDSLR tools.
published 2 weeks ago read more
Adobe Edge Animate/The Missing Manual Software/Book Review
Increasingly, web developers are being asked to create sites that are viewable on tablets and mobile devices, as well as desktops and laptops running Windows, OS X or Linux. One of the challenges in creating a site like that is animation. Flash, for many years the preferred cross-platform animation solution, is no longer supported on many tablets and mobile devices. Michael looks for - and finds - answers within Adobe's Edge Animate.
Review, Editorial by Michael Hurwicz on 01/16/2013
HTML5 (CreateJS): Interactivity and Debugging
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Michael Hurwicz on 05/29/2012
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Michael Hurwicz on 05/25/2012
HTML5 (CreateJS) for Adobe Flash Professional CS6
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Michael Hurwicz on 05/17/2012
Building an Interactive Whiteboard in Flash: Part Two
In part two of this series, Justin Junda walks you through the necessary steps to connect the graphical elements from part one, with Actionscript 3.0 using the Flash drawing API in order to bring this whiteboard to life.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Justin Junda on 04/27/2011
Building an Interactive Whiteboard in Flash: Part One
In this tutorial, Justin Junda takes you through the step by step process on how to build and interactive whiteboard. These whiteboard are often seen in drawing applications, scratch pads, and educational sites. This is part one of a two part series. Part one takes you through setting up all the graphical elements within the stage. Then part two shows a user how to connect the graphics to Actionscript using flashes drawing API to make this whiteboard truly interactive.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Justin Junda on 04/25/2011
Inverse Kinematics - Springs
Springs are a new feature for Inverse Kinematics in Flash CS5. In this video tutorial, Creative COW leader Michael Hurwicz shows you a simple technique for implementing springs, as well as several other "tricks and traps" to make your work with Inverse Kinematics in Flash easier, more flexible and more powerful.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Michael Hurwicz on 10/28/2010
Inverse Kinematics - Control Points
Fine-tune your Inverse Kinematics animations in Flash CS5 by working with control points. In this Adobe Flash video tutorial, Creative COW leader Michael Hurwicz shows you how to associate bones with control points, how to move, add and delete control points, and how to adjust control point handles.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Michael Hurwicz on 10/25/2010
Inverse Kinematics allows you to create structures of bones and joints and use them to animate characters in Flash. Fun and easy! Creative COW leader Michael Hurwicz shows you how in this video tutorial, step by step. Learn some basic ActionScript, too!
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Michael Hurwicz on 10/19/2010
|Re: A query about Absolute Positioning|
by Simon Matthews in the Web Design Forum
Hi, thanks for all this! Just need to clarify a few things: 1. Do you mean I should separate the logo text from the carbon fibre pattern that is directly behind the logo text? The thing with that is, the logo text casts shadows onto the carbon fibre pattern, so...
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|FLV video looks jittery on website|
by Marilenis Lee in the Adobe Flash Forum
Hi, I am "updating" a website that plays video clips, the website was originally created in flash and that's what I'm using. I had to add six new videos to the site in addition to eight videos that were there already. The videos I was give were in .mp4 format...
4 hours ago read more