Andy has spent nearly two decades writing about the broadcast and film industries for a variety of high-profile industry publications on both sides of the Atlantic. He lives in the middle of the English countryside, where he dreams of rolling all his hobbies of cycling, drumming, playing cricket, watching rugby, listening to prog and reading sci-fi into one, potentially rather dangerous, activity.Website URL:
The latest iteration of the Fairlight Crystal Core Technology at the heart of the company's various digital audio mixing, recording and editing systems promises to deliver impressive track-counts and support immersive surround formats beyond 22.2, all on a single PCIe card.
FIFA is making plans alongside Japan's NHK to capture some of the games from this summer's World Cup in Brazil in 8K. And the footage will be down converted to 4K to help 4K producers. Down converting to 4K! You read it here first!
Imagine Communications, itself recently created out of the old Harris Broadcast by venture capitalist owners The Gores Group, has just acquired Digital Rapids in an NAB that’s increasingly resembling a particularly turbulent episode of Game of Thrones.
As we predicted a while back, Amazon has launched its own TV streaming device, Fire TV, and the device has some impressive surprises under the hood. Will it be enough though to succeed in an increasingly crowded market? Here are our top ten reasons why we think it could.
In the wake of Facebook's $2bn swoop for Oculus Rift, last week's announcement that Sony is building a VR headset for the Playstation 4 seems a bit more significant. Are we about to see a domestic VR arms race? Or is AR (Augmented Reality) as epitomised by Google Glass the best way forward in the short term?