Product launches from ASUS in Vegas will include the 135-in ProArt Cinema PQ07 — the first ASUS micro LED display — and the ProArt Display PA24US, the first ProArt monitor with SDI connectivity. There’s more as well.
Two new ASUS ProArt products will be launched during the 2023 NAB Show, so let’s start at the top with the ASUS ProArt Cinema PQ07 as it’s a 135-inch (yes, 135-inch) 4K HDR monitor featuring advanced panel technologies, an ultra-small 0.7815 mm pixel pitch, 2000-nits peak brightness, high contrast and a 95% DCI-P3 color gamut to ensure the best viewing experiences. According to the company, compared to conventional micro LED displays with a 1.2 or 1.5 mm pixel pitch, the ProArt Cinema PQ07 delivers smoother and more vibrant visuals. The large-screen display is well-suited for various scenarios for those who can afford it, from home cinema, to virtual productions, broadcasting, and others. Plus, it’s fully scalable for different sizes and aspect ratios.
The ProArt Display PA24US, meanwhile (below), is the first ProArt model with SDI connectivity and is ideal for real-time on-set previews and playback. This 23.6-inch 4K (3840 x 2160) HDR display has a maximum brightness of 600 nits, true 10-bit color, 99% Adobe RGB, 95% DCI-P3, and Delta E < 1 color accuracy. PA24US supports multiple HDR formats, including HDR10 and HLG, plus it includes a built-in motorized colorimeter for self-calibration, 12G-SDI, and a full-function USB-C port with 80-watt power delivery.
Pricing and availability on both models when we know more.
Canon partnership for 3D content
Elsewhere, ASUS and Canon U.S.A have joined forces to provide the ability to capture the world in 3D VR 180° VR using the Canon EOS R5 or EOS R5 C camera and the RF5.2mm F2.8 L Dual Fisheye lens. By incorporating ASUS Spatial Vision technology and leveraging Built on SR solutions from ASUS’ 3D technology partner Dimenco, the ASUS ProArt Studiobook 16 3D OLED enables content creators to experience glasses-free 3D video and imagery.
The ProArt Studiobook 16 3D OLED is a powerful beast and features the world’s first glasses-free OLED display. It is built around the 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13980HX processor alongside the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 laptop GPU. It includes a stylus-supported haptic touchpad and ASUS Dial for intuitive, natural input when working with creative apps.
“The ASUS-Canon relationship marks a new frontier in content creation, enabling creators to capture and share their vision with unparalleled depth and realism,” reckons the company and it will be interesting to see what people have come up with as a result.
Motherboards & more
Also on show, the Pro WS W790E-SAGE SE and the Pro WS W790-ACE W780 workstation motherboards are built for the latest Intel Xeon W-3400 and W-2400 processors and deliver breakthrough overclocking capabilities to unlock even more performance potential from CPUs and DDR5 R-DIMM at 6800 MHz. These motherboards feature server-grade IPMI remote management with an AST2600 BMC controller or IPMI expansion card, plus ASUS Control Center Express real-time monitoring and management software. The boards include a QVL list to ensure compatibility with the latest technologies and are tested for reliable round-the-clock use.
And for those looking for something with a bit of grunt to drive their workflows, Powered by ASUS custom PC solutions offered by ASUS partners Puget Systems, CyberPowerPC, and Scan are on demo at the booth. These custom PC builds feature ProArt Z790-Creator WiFi and ProArt X670E-Creator WiFi motherboards that offer comprehensive connectivity with PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 support, Thunderbolt 4, USB4, 10 Gbps and 2.5 Gbps Ethernet, and WiFi 6E.
ProArt Masters’ Talks
Lastly, the ProArt Masters’ Talks will also be taking place on the company booth, featuring industry experts and professionals sharing the latest trends, technologies, and workflows.
It’s a decent line up. Experts from Portrait Displays will share how ProArt hardware with Calman technology help preserve creative intent at every stage of production; ASUS partner and multi-award-winning virtual production solutions provider Glassbox Technologies will be demonstrating professional virtual cinematography techniques with ProArt Studiobook, Zenbook Pro Duo, and Dragonfly virtual-camera software, as well as the optimization of virtual art department workflows using their collaborative virtual scene-syncing software, Beehive; and finally Puget Systems representatives will share the latest PC hardware and software innovations designed to keep up with advancements in post-production.
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