Written by: FFT Webmaster | October 28th, 2009
Entertainment Technology Event Presents Compelling List of What’s Hot
October 26, 2009 (Burbank, CA) – With November’s 4-5 HD EXPO – Createasphere right around the corner, experts from the popular industry event have identified ten products and events that are “too cool to miss,” for attendees seeking mission-critical information. The Top Ten list represents innovative and breakout technology not often available for demonstration, a MeetUp and unique educational sessions.
- PANASONIC FULL HD 3D HOME THEATER TRUCK TOUR
Multi-Vehicle, Nationwide Tour Gives Public a First Look at 3D for Home
The truck tour offers HD EXPO-Createasphere attendees a look at Panasonic’s Full HD 3D Home Theater System, utilizing Plasma technology and a prototype Blu-ray Disc player that delivers true 1080p Full HD 3D entertainment in the home.
- 4K FORUM with IGI PowerWindow | 4K Presentation Theater
The IGI PowerWindow | 4K Portable is a powerful display solution featuring ultra high resolution, color-accurate projection with a self-contained small footprint. The rear projection display system is ideal for use on film sets, consumer research projects, trade shows and more. The Sony SXRD® 4K projector is the system’s technology backbone. It delivers native 4K resolution (4096 x 2160 native, unblended pixels) for a spectacular image with no visible pixels on the screen.
- THE NEW CANON EOS-1D MARK IV DIGITAL SLR CAMERA
The EOS-1D Mark IV With Completely Redesigned 45-Point Autofocus System, Fast 10 fps Continuous Shooting, 16-Megapixel Resolution, Outstanding ISO Sensitivity, and Full HD Video Recording at Selectable Frame Rates
- SONY INTESIVE WORKSHOP WITH AVID EDITOR JESS BUSHYHEAD
Avid Editor Jess Bushyhead will share his experience using multiple frame rates and codec’s in Avid media Composer 4.0. He is currently editing material for the Amazing Race and a documentary film about Phil Keoghan’s cycle trip across America.
- GAMMA & DENSITY CO. WORKSHOPS IMPART CRITICAL SKILLS to NAVIGATE REVOLUTIONARY IMAGING WORKFLOWS
Aimed squarely at keeping the content creation community thoroughly prepared for the massive changes underway in the imaging and post production pipeline, Gamma and Density shares in depth understanding of the photographic and post production pipeline including fundamental knowledge of the key elements of color science.
- ASSIMILATE’S ROCKET FUEL BUNDLE: RED ROCKET
Quadro FX3800 SDI Board, and SCRATCH CINE v5.0 Workflow
The ROCKET FUEL bundle includes the needed tools for real-time ingest, conform, delivery and output of RED ONE™ 4K digital camera material. Created specifically for cost-sensitive indies, filmmakers, and post-production facilities. ASSIMILATE’s ROCKET FUEL includes an Nvidia Quadro FX3800 SDI board, RED’s RED Rocket card, and ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® CINE 4K post workflow.
- NEW SONY 4K PROJECTOR DELIVERS 21,000 LUMENS
Expanding its line of ultra-high resolution 4K SXRD® projectors with a new model that provides 8.8 million pixels at more than 20,000 lumens – the highest brightness to date of any Sony projector. The new SRXT420 projector is designed to deliver enhanced performance and flexibility in large-venue commercial applications such as entertainment, auditorium/lecture hall presentations, virtual reality, simulation, and more.
- 2G INTENSIVE: HOW FIBER FUTUREPROOFS YOUR FACILITY
2G built a fully fiber, data management-manipulation-distribution facility that serves clients from ingest to delivery with a local to global delivery platform. This is a rare chance to meet the multidisciplinary experts that took the 2G vision from blueprint to content delivery. During the Intensive, presenters will demonstrate how the powerful tools of the telecommunications industry and broadband fully manipulate, manage and integrate content of all varieties (Legacy formats, future formats file formats, data) through delivery. ADC, STG, Above-net, Evertz, 2G
- LA FINAL CUT PRO USERS GROUP MEETUP!
November 4th from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
LA FCPUG, one of the most vibrant production organizations in Los Angeles, serves the community of editors working in FCP and assisting those interested in exploring. HD EXPO – CREATEASPHERE hosts a MeetUp for LAFCPUG members who gather for cocktails, camaraderie and networking during HD EXPO – Createasphere’s popular evening reception sponsored by AJA Video Systems.
- JVC FULL HD 3D LCD MONITOR FOR PROFESSIONAL USE
46-Inch Large, 1-1/2 inches (39mm) Thin Display Provides Rich Visual Experience
The GD-463D10 monitor uses JVC’s high-quality 3D visual engine to deliver a natural, flicker-free visual experience. The GD-463D10 provides flicker-free 3D images by adopting the Xpol ® polarizing filter method and battery-free passive-type circular polarizing filter glasses. Video input is compatible with industry standard line-by-line and side-by-side 3D formats. JVC’s unique 3D decoder circuit translates images into the optimal Xpol display format and demonstrates the ability to accommodate subtle gradations and shades of color.
“The greatest thing about the 10 Coolest Things list is two-fold. These are great products, conversations and experiences that benefit our attendees. The second part of the equation is that these ten are really just the tip of the iceberg,” commented Kristin Petrovich, President of HD EXPO – Createasphere, “When I look at our schedule of exhibitors, panels, intensives and social networking, we could have a top 100.”
HD EXPO – Createasphere presents two full days of educational workshops, exhibition, and industry defining panels. To learn more, visit hdexpo.net (createasphere.com?) or call 818.842.6611.
About HD EXPO – Createasphere
Since 2001, HD EXPO has created venues where the entertainment and technology communities meet and exchange invaluable information, community and education. In 2009, HD EXPO transitions to Createasphere, a world where entertainment technology and creative vision converge. Createasphere, building on the success of HD EXPO, is an integrated organization presenting multi-tiered offerings that include expos and events, a membership organization, ongoing professional educations, and a dynamic online content resource. HD EXPO – Createasphere is headquartered in Burbank, California.