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Since I’ve been around for a while, I’ve grown up with Adobe products. I’ve watched After Effects migrate from CoSa. I’ve seen Illustrator absorb and supplant Freehand. And I’ve witnessed Photoshop mature from the most sophisticated paint program on any platform to ‘ the most sophisticated paint program on any [...]
When I first received the Razer mouse to review, I thought ‘this is a mouse ‘ how much more advanced can a mouse get? How much more productive could I possibly be with a different kind of mouse?’ When I looked at it further, it dawned on me that I [...]
There are times in the computer and technology industry when a product is worthy of being dubbed a ‘paradigm shift’ in the way people think about and use their tools. Although Wacom wasn’t the first to come out with pressure sensitive drawing tablets (Calcomp and SummaGraphics were the first), the [...]
Sometimes big things come in little boxes. Such is the case with Carrara 5 from Eovia. I have to admit, the product never really crossed my path’and I’ve been around. So, when I started to look through it for review, I was very surprised by how advanced the toolset is [...]
Vizrt will unveil its new Viz|3G graphics motor for mobile telephones and other mobile devices at NAB. Viz|3G, based on Vizrt’s Viz|Engine renderer and Adactus’ MPEG-21 standards-based multimedia delivery platform, marks the first integration of a graphics engine for mobile phone video viewing applications. Using the Viz|3G platform, graphics are [...]
Fresh off releasing the public beta of the XMP (Extensible Metadata Platform Toolkit Version 4.0, Adobe will have a huge presence at the event. Jim Guerard, Adobe’s VP of product management for web and video solutions will share the company’s post-Macromedia acquisition vision for reshaping the future of the video [...]
Fans of vfx-heavy blockbusters such as King Kong, The Chronicles of Narnia and The Lord of the Rings trilogy already know about the amazing virtual crowds that Massive Software can produce for a movie. At NAB 2006, Massive will unveil how visual effects and post-production companies in television and commercials [...]
Visual effects artists, motion graphics designers, animators and almost anyone who deals with film, video and animation have another reason to thank the folks at discreet: The new combustion 3 is a stand-alone visual effects and 3D compositing application that is both highly effective and flexible. What I have always [...]
Although Notebook workstations have given us the possibility of working on projects while traveling or shooting on location, many fail in the performance and durability arenas. It’s not unusual for a laptop to perform well in its initial period out of the box but slow down and develop heating problems [...]
Apple revolutionized the non-linear editing world when it introduced its first version of Final Cut Pro back in the 1999 edition of NAB. Available for only $999, FCP opened new doors to indie editors and filmmakers who didn’t have access to high-end non-linear editing tools. The latest edition of Apple [...]