We recently met with HP in New York to take a look at some of their new product announcements as well as upgrades and enhancements to existing mobile workstation products. HP has been on a roll with its DreamColor technology, which won them a 2015 Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts […]
When we think about workstations for serious production and post work, HP’s line of Z Workstations immediately come to mind. And we’re not talking the huge desktop workhorses such as the towering Z840, but also HP’s highly esteemed line of ZBook Mobile Workstations which offer intense power in a mobile footprint and are great when […]
The annual Siggraph graphics convention functions much like NAB does for the rest of the industry – it’s the place to be when new products, whether hardware or software, are announced for the visual effects industry. The show returned to Vancouver this year, and while we weren’t able to attend, we did watch with interest. […]
Workstations are the workhorses of the postproduction industry, running 24/7 in a busy animation studio, or getting bounced around on a DT cart on a feature film shoot. So what’s Lenovo, better known for their business ThinkPads, think it’s doing by announcing its new P-Series workstations?
Has HP just gone back to the future with its HP DL380z Virtual Workstation? After all, IBM started out with a similar thin client/machine room computer approach. Didn’t modern workstations put this idea to rest some time ago?…
In the old days, and I’m talking about the Renaissance here, art students served as apprentices in the studios of well-known artists — working on real-world projects such as public works and commissions. I’ve always thought that was a good idea so when I heard about college students tackling a real world creative challenge, namely […]
Here’s a look at how Framestore, the award-winning visual effects company with offices in Soho, has created three cool commercials for GE that take on some of the top blockbuster science fiction movie franchises of all time. I show how Framestore relies on Maxon’s CINEMA 4D to model, animate and render the commercial’s unique imagery…
I’m always interested when it comes time for HP to show a batch of new workstations. While others are excited to know what is happening in tablets and smartphones, workstations are part of what I need to keep up to date with so I can do my job. HP’s Z series of workstations lead the […]
While some creatives can get by with today’s more powerful laptops, most full-time professionals rely on workstations. Read how HP will soon deliver potent workstations and top-quality monitors for a lot less than you’d imagine…
Don’t miss our next In Person event this coming Tuesday, June 25th when NYCPPNEWS’ senior editor Joe Herman shows just how easy it is to bring top 3D effects into Adobe After Effects..