Daily Archives: April 20, 2009

5 Things I Learned at the Video Compression on a Mac session

Jeff Greenberg of Future Media Concepts did a great job of presenting a lot of information in a short amount of time at his session titled Video Compression on a…

AJA releases “IO Express”

AJA releases “IO Express”

AJA is also releasing the IO Express which is designed for Laptop users (that’s me!) for field capture and work. This is mini-version of the IO (which…

NAB 2009 – Saturday Workshop

NAB 2009 – Saturday Workshop

The calm before the storm: the Las Vegas Convention Center on Saturday evening. NAB holds several pre-show conferences; I arrived midafternoon on Saturday and sat in on two presentations…

Blackmagic’s UltraScope; first 3 Gb/s SDI + optical fiber SDI scopes for editors and colorists

Blackmagic’s UltraScope; first 3 Gb/s SDI + optical fiber SDI scopes for editors and colorists

At NAB 2009, Blackmagic Design announced their UltraScope. In the manufacturer’s words: “The world’s first 3 Gb/s SDI and optical fiber SDI scopes designed…

DAM blog, DAM panel

Theresa Regli,Principal, CMS Watch will be holding court at theDAM panel at Internet World UK on April 28th from 12 – 12:50 at Earls Court, London. And we…

Taxonomy Testing

What A Cute Bunny: Taxonomy asLiberator Posted onApril 17, 2009by mshulha I spent this past week testing a taxonomy as part of a digital asset management project we are currently…

passionate about digital asset management

Interview with DAM consultant, Mark Anderson April 17th, 2009 byClaire Taylor Mark has been well-known member of thePortfoliocommunity since the late ’90s and is based in the UK…

AJA’s KiPro records ProRes422 directly, without a computer

AJA’s KiPro records ProRes422 directly, without a computer

At NAB 2009, AJA announced the KiPro, which allows direct recording of Apple’s revered ProRes422 or ProRes422(HQ) in the field, without any laptop, from any SD or…

Armies of Agents – At Your Command

— Bruce MolloyA quick look at how intelligent agents can supplement your information gathering efforts. In a world of websites, email, and reports galore, one fact reigns supreme: vital content…

Tip: Shift Habits, Control Energy Use, Eject Waste

Tip: Shift Habits, Control Energy Use, Eject Waste

It’s unfortunate for those of us doing the processor-intensive work of video and computer graphics that we typically disable Energy Saver settings because they can thwart renders…

NAB 2009 – SI-2K

NAB 2009 – SI-2K

BandPro’s Jim Hegadorn wields the Si-2K Mini Today I was honored with a pre-show tour through BandPro‘s booth, where I saw many things, most…

Elvis discovered on youtube!

Demo of popular elvis DAM features. Including: Search Engine, Architecture, AIR client, Collaboration, CS4 integration, Cooliris and more…

Who should upload assets to a DAM?

When implementing a DAM, one of the questions that will come up is who will upload (aka import) assets to the DAM with the metadata. Often, the case is uploading…

Tip: Track a Mask in After Effects with TrackerViz

Tip: Track a Mask in After Effects with TrackerViz

. It’s Script Sunday, and today’s script is so useful it made the cut and was included in the latest edition of After Effects Studio Techniques. TrackerViz…

NAB 2009 – Zeiss Compact Primes, Sony SRW-9000, etc.

NAB 2009 – Zeiss Compact Primes, Sony SRW-9000, etc.

An SRW-9000 at BandPro with a Zeiss DigiZoom. Both BandPro and Sony had prototypes of the new SRW-9000 HDCAM-SR camcorder to show, as well as the new…