Sonnet’s updates to the Thunderbolt xMac mini Server allow
it to support a double-width PCIe card's daughter card and
trim it down to 15.8 inches to fit into mobile racks and carts.
Sonnett’s Three-Slot Thunderbolt-to-PCIe Expansion Chassis enable
high-performance PCI Express cards made for workstations, for use
with any Mac with a Thunderbolt port.
NAB Digital Vision’s Nucoda 2013 colour grading refines its ACES
workflow, and integrates with MTI Cortex Dailies. New Thor
can process HD and 4K video in real-time.
Sonnet high-performance 6Gb/sec SATA PCI Express 2.5-Inch SSD cards
support booting in Mac Pro computers, and allow users to mount their
own 6Gb/s solid-state drives.
NAB The Fusion-io ioFX workstation acceleration platform is
now available at 1.6 TB capacity, made to accelerate video
editing, CAD, 4K and stereo production, and DI finishing.
ATTO’s new Celerity 16Gb/s Fibre Channel Quad-Channel Host Bus Adapter
achieves very high bandwidth and low latency, with scalable connectivity
at maximum throughput.
NAB 2013 ProMAX debuts a new direct-to-end user distribution
model, along with new editorial and shared storage products
and asset management systems for media and entertainment.
SuperSens uses the Blackmagic Design Teranex 2D processor for standards
conversion, ingest of analog video tapes and digitization of 8mm and 16mm film.
NAB ATTO’s storage connectivity is now being used by JMR for high-performance
workstation storage, and by SGO for Mistika’s DI workstation performance.
With the high frame rate release 5.3, the DVS CLIPSTER DI workstation allows
cinema films to be mastered in high quality at 48 fps in 3D instead of the
standard rate of 24 fps.
Wacom’s new Cintiq 13HD pen display is made for work in design, art
and image editing, and combines a 13” full-HD screen, compact design
and simple setup for Mac or PC.
NASA Ames has been developing a visual system for flight simulators in which the
elements of vision produce an image quality that exceed the visual ability of the user.
NVIDIA’s new visual computing appliance GRID VCA enables facilities
to deliver faster GPU performance to Windows, Linux or Mac clients
on their networks.
The new Matrox DS1 series of Thunderbolt docking stations add the peripherals
connections available in desktop computers to the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air.
Fusion-io says it has achieved 9.608 million input/output operations/sec,
or IOPS, from one 365 GB MLC Fusion ioDrive2, with implications for flash
intergration into host systems.
AMD has formed partnerships with ASSIMILATE, Maxon and eyeon to develop
the new AMD FirePro W-series graphics cards to address their software’s specific
characteristics and user requirements.
Broadcast media specialist FATS Digital has updated its video format
conversion services to handle Dolby surround sound audio, 3Gb/sec
1080P formats and timecode processing.
LipSync Post in London is upgrading equipment across its DI, grading and post
facility including new Baselight grading systems and a Blackmagic Design
Videohub 288 router.