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Apollo 11 VR HD: First Steps invites you to step into Neil Armstrong’s shoes

Apollo 11 VR HD: First Steps invites you to step into Neil Armstrong’s shoes

You’ve seen the movies, the documentaries, the interviews. Now it’s time to go: grab your headset and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic lunar landing, by…

Virtual Reality headsets give you VR, your own home cinema, and even 3D

Virtual Reality headsets give you VR, your own home cinema, and even 3D

With the right software, owners of Virtual Reality headsets can visit virtual worlds, but also watch movies in 3D and see their preferred movies on a 110-foot Bigscreen, at…

A sniglet for all casters-Max Flight goes 48 kHz-your new show

A sniglet for all casters-Max Flight goes 48 kHz-your new show

In BeyondPodcasting episode 15, Chris Curran of Podcast Engineering School and I introduce a new sniglet for all casters (which I also explain). Max Flight of Airplane Geeks joins the…

10 Years Ago: The Analog Shutoff

10 Years Ago: The Analog Shutoff

June 12, 2009 was the last day of full-power over-the-air analog broadcasting in the USA. Well, mostly: the original shutoff date was supposed to be February 17…

Allegiance Studios tap into global talent pool of VFX artists using Signiant Media Shuttle

Allegiance Studios tap into global talent pool of VFX artists using Signiant Media Shuttle

Allegiance Studios is the only feature-level VFX house in the Okanagan Valley of Canada’s British Columbia. A full-service company, Allegiance provides everything from pre-production services to…

iTunes is (almost) dead! Long live the triad replacements!

iTunes is (almost) dead! Long live the triad replacements!

Apple is finally eliminating iTunes in the new upcoming macOS Catalina (although Apple may extend iTune’s life in Windows). Apple even made fun of the monolithic desktop application during…

AI in broadcasting: optimizing production and distribution of content

AI in broadcasting: optimizing production and distribution of content

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for broadcasting applications has moved past in-lab research demonstrations and theoretical constructs, and solutions are being used in real-world broadcasts. The use…

Windows 10 just became usable for mission-critical tasks?

Windows 10 just became usable for mission-critical tasks?

Almost 4 years after Windows 10’s release in 2015, Microsoft has just released its May 2019 update (1903), which finally gives back full control of update scheduling to users…

The Isle of the Dead: a mysterious painting comes alive in Virtual Reality

The Isle of the Dead: a mysterious painting comes alive in Virtual Reality

Winner of a VR Award at the Venice International Film Festival in 2018, and soon available on Steam, The Isle of the Dead, from French author Benjamin Nuel, is another…

New VR headsets: an invitation to watch cinema on the big screen

New VR headsets: an invitation to watch cinema on the big screen

Watching movies using a VR HMD is getting a boost with the new wave of Virtual Reality headsets coming from Valve, HP, Acer and other companies, some offering high resolution…

The Great C: Philip K. Dick’s short story now available on mobile VR headsets

The Great C: Philip K. Dick’s short story now available on mobile VR headsets

Virtual Reality is good for movies, and the 37 minutes of The Great C show a cinematic virtual reality narrative that one year after its launch continues to be an…

FiLMiC Pro framerates: VFR status & workflow reaffirmed at NAB 2019

FiLMiC Pro framerates: VFR status & workflow reaffirmed at NAB 2019

At NAB 2019, I asked the lead programmers at FiLMiC Pro whether the VFR (variable frame rate) recording situation remained the same, in order to help you —our reader— to…

NAB 2019: Transparent OLED Display

NAB 2019: Transparent OLED Display

OK, it’s not something you’ll need every day, but it is cool: a semitransparent OLED monitor, made by striping OLED pixels on a glass substrate with about…

NAB 2019: 8K

NAB 2019: 8K

NAB 2019 marked the point where — without any particular fanfare — 8K television moved from a gee-whiz technology demo to a practical production, post-production, and distribution system. Blackmagic Design…

Philips ARc: one app to configure video walls… no ladder needed

Philips ARc: one app to configure video walls… no ladder needed

The new app from Philips Professional Display Solutions is an “industry first”. The first immersive augmented reality app allowing users to bridge the space between design concept and final installation…