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Apple granted head-mounted display patent

Apple has been granted a patent for a head-mounted display, which could be used to make a Google Project Glass rival.



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Soho Editors Showreel

Soho Editors freelance talent recruitment agency only works with the best. Whether you need a reliable and skilled editor or audio mixer for an important project, or simply want to educate yourself on the most cutting edge post-production technology, Soho Editors is the premier agency to accommodate all of your post-production staffing and training needs

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Vision Research, the company behind the Phantom high-speed camera

Key Features of the Phantom Flex: Up to 2,570 fps at 1920x1080 in Standard Mode; 12-bit pixel depth; 1200 ISO (measured using ISO 12232 SAT method); HQ Mode provides ultimate in image; stability under changing shooting conditions; Phantom CineMag compatible, CineMag interface has field-replaceable pin array; 2 x 4:2:2 HD-SDI video ports, can be configured as dual-link 4:4:4 video

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Editing

News > Avid sells consumer business: video to Corel, audio to inMusic

Avid is to concentrate on the professional products it's best known for

Avid is to concentrate on the professional products it's best known for.

Reviews > Mac Pro (Mid 2012) review

Meet the new Mac Pro, about the same as the old Mac Pro

If you were looking for a bright side to Apple’s underwhelming updates to its Mac Pro line of tower computers, it would have to be that Apple hasn’t forgotten that it makes such a product

Motion Graphics/VFX

News > Autodesk Maya 2012: in-depth

New tools include full-screen effects, editable motion trails, Substances, new camera rigs, better physics and more.

New tools include full-screen effects, editable motion trails, Substances, new camera rigs, better physics and more.

Reviews > Luxology modo 601

Duncan Evans spends time with the popular modeller, now reinvented as a full CG suite

Duncan Evans spends time with the popular modeller, now reinvented as a full CG suite



Distribution

News > Apple granted head-mounted display patent

Is Apple planning to launch a Google Project Glass rival?

Apple has been granted a patent for a head-mounted display, which could be used to make a Google Project Glass rival.

Reviews > Step into Blu-ray - for less than £200Has a video

Affordable Blu-ray provides storage solution on the Mac

None of the modern Macs ship with Blu-ray writers which is incredibly frustrating for video editors/camera people, especially those shooting to tapeless formats. What we need is a reliable and affordable way to archive our media. In this report we take a Blu-ray writer, specified to work with Windows XP or Vista, and plug it into a Mac to see what happens. The results are not only surprising but inspiring. We now have that archiving solution we have been looking for.

Encoding

News > Blu-ray tech advance integrates iPhone, iPod touch

Use your iPhone or iPod touch as a remote control and automatically transfer digital copies

The iPod touch and iPhone seem set to enter a special relationship with Blu-ray discs and players, with the imminent launch of new software that networks Apple's devices with Blu-ray technology.

Reviews > AJA Io XT review

Thunderbolt-powered broadcast interface for super-fast portable video and audio editing

AJA’s Io XT is a small and sturdy black plastic box that offers a portable interface for working with 10-bit uncompressed broadcast video and stereoscopic 3D workflows

Camera Technology

News > RED Experience Days at Prokit

Learn about and use the RED ONE Digital Cinema Camera

Demonstrations and hand-on workshops with the RED ONE Digital Cinema Camera covering: introduction to Red One Camera, run-through of the camera's functions, hands-on assessment of the camera, controls, and menus, workflow of RED and Final Cut Pro, experience shooting with the RED ONE camera.

Reviews > GoPro HD Hero 2 review

We put the GoPro HD Hero 2 through its paces to find out if this is the best wearable action video camera around.

We put the GoPro HD Hero 2 through its paces to find out if this is the best wearable action video camera around.