Author: Ryan Brown

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HP Announces New Z1 G3 Workstation and RGS Software for the Mac Community…

So here I am in Las Vegas for NABShow. So much going on it’s hard to soak it all in. Last night I attended an HP and Nvidia Sponsored event for VR with The Foundry. Wow VR is coming and it’s going to be pretty amazing. Within the past couple of weeks HP has made some announcements. You can check out my post on the new HP VR Workstations. Give it a read to learn more.

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Hp Announces VR Ready Z Workstations Powered by Nvidia…

Today HP announces VR Ready Workstations. One of the key components in the system is the partnership with Nvidia who has made a leap in performance on their Quadro line with the M6000 24GB GPU. VR requires a lot of horsepower and to keep up with VR a very powerful GPU is required.

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Maxon CEO Paul Babb NABShow 2015

Cinema 4D R16 is being shown at NAB 2015 for the first time since it was available last September. In addition to countless workflow enhancements, Cinema 4D R16 delivers powerful new features including a modeling PolyPen ‘super-tool’, a Motion Tracker for easily integrating 3D content within live footage and a Reflectance material channel for multi-layered reflections and specularity.
Cineware 2.0 and Cinema 4D Lite Release 16:

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Brad Iles OWC NABShow 2015

Had a chance to catch up with Brad Iles over at OWC. If you didn’t get to attend Supermeet or stop by their booth then check out the video below to learn about how OWC can help your Workflow needs. OWC has been known in the industry for coming up with great upgrades and solutions for your Mac products but they also have plenty of cool stuff if your not a Mac Person. So check out https://www.macsales.com/ for the latest..!

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Jodan Fingerworks NABShow 2015

Ever wonder how they do all that cool stuff you see on screen for Sports. Well Jodan over at Fingerworks caught my eye passing by the many booths at NABShow this year. I don’t normally look at this type of product but I’m sure I’m not the only one who definitely finds technology like this uber cool and that’s what they deliver. If your in the market for Fingerworks…then head over to telestrator.com for more info..!

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Vijay Char VP Promise Technology NABShow 2015

Vijay Char Vice President of Promise Technologies talks about all the cool new storage options they offer. If you’re using Thunderbolt you may already be using Promise since they were the first to come to market with their Pegasus TB line. So check out what Promise can do for your storage needs..!

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David Basulto iOgrapher
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David Basulto iOgrapher NABShow 2015

Here’s what’s new with iOgrapher at NABShow 2015.

I got to say David Basulto is one of the coolest cats in the biz…and he has created a great brand and products. I encourage you to head over to iOgrapher.com to learn about all the cool stuff they are working on..!

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Dave Helmly Adobe Premiere Pro & Apps NABShow 2015 Demo…

I’m very excited to once again get the opportunity to shoot with Dave Helmly..! If you are not familiar with Dave’s Adobe Blog I highly recommend you check it out…full of useful tips, tricks, reviews and just the latest buzz going on at Adobe for the Media and Entertainment Industry.

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HP CES 2015 Displays and Workstations…

So here we are…it’s that time of year again. The world of Consumer Electronics is in Las Vegas this week. What’s the big news…well there’s always something new. I think for many they are hoping for something they’ve never seen before…others are just looking for a new refresh because they are ready to buy the latest and greatest. Whatever you are after I think you’ll find that HP has something innovative to offer with each big announcement.

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HP Z Fall Launch
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HP Z Workstation and ZBook 2014 Fall Launch..!

Here we are again. HP is back with a brand new line of Z Workstations and Z Book Mobiles. I keep seeing more and more amazing products from HP. Just this past month I was up for Siggraph and sat down with some of the great people behind the HP Z products. All I can say is wow.

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Cine Gear Entertainment Digital Expo 2014

So last week was Cine Gear Entertainment Digital Expo in Los Angeles. This was my first experience attending. I drove down from Portland Oregon to do some coverage for my blog and more importantly to see what it was all about first hand.

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Guenter Noesner Arri Nab
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Guenter Noesner Technical Sales Representative Arri Amira NABShow 2014

It was a pleasure to get all the details about the new Arri Amira from Guenter Noesner. In my opinion after getting a really informative breakdown I have to say the Amira is one really well layed out camera as far as mounting points, ND filters, I/O, adjustability, pinless media, and Arri is known for their amazing color and skin tones.

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Dan May Blackmagic Design Nab
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Dan May President Blackmagic Design NABShow 2014

Once again I get of the latest updates from Dan May President of Blackmagic Design. This is a three part series of booth videos. Part 1 is the new Ultra HD URSA Camera all it’s highlights. Part 2 Dan goes over the possibilities with the new Studio Camera. Part 3 we get more updates to Davinci Resolve including some very useful editing capabilties. So kick back and check out all the latest Blackmagic has to offer..!

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Aaron Kira Letus Nab
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Aaron Pinto and Kira Letus NABShow 2014

Good times checking out all the cool new innovations over at Letus Direct. Aaron Pinto and his lovely assistant Kira show us all the latest offerings in part one of the Letus NABShow 2014 booth video coverage. In part two Aaron and with the help of Kira rocks the cool new GoPro gimbal and in part three Aaron and myself(Ryanb. Aka: Filmguy)check out the new and exiting updated Helix Electronic Stabilization System. So get all the latest in the video series below starting with part one of the series.

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Steve Mahrer Senior Technologist Panasonic North America NABShow 2014

I spoke to the team behind the new Panasonic 4K Varicam including Steve Mahrer Senior Technologist from Panasonic North America. He gives us details on the two flavors of Varicam and how their new recorder can attach to either camera body as well as extending the recorder up to 70 feets for jibs or other shots that need the camera in it’s smaller configuration. So kick back and here what the new 4K Varicam is all about with Steve.

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El Deane Sony Filmguy
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El-Deane Naude Sr. Product Information Manager at Sony Electronics Inc. NABShow 2014

Super cool talk with El-Deane Naude Sr. Product Information Manager at Sony Electronics Inc.about the uber exciting Sony Alpha A7s. This lil gem can literally shoot in the dark. Small enough to carry in your pocket but packs a Full Frame Sensor not like we’ve seen from any camera company in the past. I’m obviously really excited to see more and follow this new product from Sony…and I’m a Red Epic Owner/Opp. Could easily see this in my Kit…looks like it’s got a lot of promise and surely won’t break the bank. So sit back and get the 411 from El-Deane..!

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