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Stereoscopy – what, how, when and what happened to 3D TV?

By A. Kumar 25. January 2019

 

You’ll find stereoscopic displays widely implemented in a multitude of applications ranging from operating remote devices, television and video games, scientific visualisation, computer-aided design, to medical surgery, and, of course, entertainment. The technology and 3D effects have contributed enormously in enhancing the user experience. But what do you really know about stereoscopy?

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Temaer: technology, stereoscopy

Codecs revisited: What are H.264 and H.265?

By A. Kumar 22. November 2018

 

Following on from earlier blogs on the subject, this post looks at high performance codecs that are popular in AV pro circles, with the focus on H.264 and H.265. Read on…

 

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Temaer: technology, video, codec, h264, h265

Codecs revisited: Meaning, method and MPEG

By A. Kumar 15. November 2018

 

Following on from an earlier blog, this post puts the spotlight on coder-decoders (that's codecs to you and me!) with a special look at the MPEG family. Read on…

 

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Temaer: technology, video, codec, mpeg

What is HDD and SSD?

By A. Kumar 1. November 2018

 

This week we go back to basics and look at two storage technologies: HDD (hard disk drive) and SSD (solid-state drive).

SSDs are known for their amazing performance at minimal cost, with the potential to speed up existing computer systems and servers without breaking the bank. Hard disk drives are low-cost with a much higher capacity to store data – which is the main reason they are still in use.  Join us for a quick take on the histories, benefits and just a few of the many acronyms in this field!

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Temaer: technology, ssd, hdd

What are genlock, framelock, & timecode sync and when do I need them?

By A. Kumar 27. September 2018

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In the world of professional video and audio production, maintaining a synchronized signal across multiple units, such as video cameras, screens, LED walls and multi-projector installations can be the difference between success or… disappointment (putting it mildly!).

So how can you synchronise the video signals coming out of different sources? In this blog, we take a look at genlock, framelock and timecode sync.

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Temaer: mediaserver, genlock, sync, timecode, framelock

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