Saturday, March 25th, 2017

June 3, 2015, Society for Information Display Symposium, San Jose, CA –Kathrin Berkner from Ricoh Innovations talked about the advances in light-filed imaging and the basic principles for designing a light-field system. The challenges for an end-to-end system are in managing the data volumes and computational tasks. Among the techniques for capture, plenoptic cameras are [...]

June 17, 2014, SMPTE Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age Conference, Stanford, CA—A panel addressed the changes in movie making, sports, and games due to new underlying technologies. Chris Bregler from NY University and Industrial Light and Magic moderated the panel, with members Marv White from ESPN, Kim Libreri from Lucas Film, and Erik Johnson [...]

April 5, 2014, NAB, Las Vegas—Michael Karagosian from MKPE moderated a panel on the future of cinema. Panelists included Matt Cowan from the Entertainment Technology Center at USC, Rob Hummel from Group 47, David Keighley from Imax, Howard Lukk from Walt Disney Studios, and Steve Weinstein from Pixar. There are over 100k digital cinema systems [...]

Having talked with many friends who use notation software, one comment heard over and over is how unnervingly complicated the software can be. But all that chatter and groaning comes to an abrupt halt when a discussion of Notion 4.0 begins. It’s easy to use, has great looking notation and excellent playback. Fortunately, the stellar [...]