Live event to remote screens by Todd Terry 2 months ago Hi all... I don't really usually do live events (my work is more single-cam scripted cinematic type shooting), so I rarely if ever come to this forum... but I have a need that is definitely in the liv
Re: Live event to remote screens by Matt Geiser 2 months ago Tactical fiber and convertors would be my move. Try not to use wireless unless absolutely necessary. You can reach out to us, info AT icenineproductions.com if you need more info or help designing the
Projection Mapping advice by Cormac Connaughton 1 year ago Hi all, I'm working on a building projection mapping project and I'm looking for some advice. I have experience with flat surfaces, but this particular building is a castle which has some curved parts
Re: Projection Mapping advice by Matt Geiser 1 year ago If you just do a photo map the curve will be distorted. You really need a 3d model of the building if you're going to be 100% accurate. For this you hire someone with a lidar scanner and they can gene
Multiscreen Video by Andreas Woelfl 3 years ago hello everybody, i am sure that this issue has been discussed already and I have even found a conversation related to my problem, but as the post is from 5 years ago I was hoping that there has been i
Re: Multiscreen Video by Matt Geiser 3 years ago We use Hap on the d3 media servers and anytime someone exports it and tries to play on their editing system they call us freaked out because it jitters like mad. Even though we told them to expect it
Cable recommendations by Tim Maddoux 5 years ago Greetings All.. Will be recording a live stand-up comedian concert and would like to get recommendations on bulk coax for HD SDI runs and BNC connectors. Longest run will be 300' Thanks for the time!
Re: Cable recommendations by Matt Geiser 5 years ago Canare L-5CHW or Belden 1694A I use the canare and have never had an issue. Will go 300' @ 1080p but if you step down to 1080i or 720p I've gotten almost 500' through 2 pieces and a barrel. If you don
Spyder X20 and the Scaled output by Eric Lagerlof 5 years ago How do you set up say a widescreen pixels space, ie 3500 pixels wide, to be output as a 1080 signal with the 'Scaled Output' Option in Vista Advanced' I know it can be done, just not the process.
Re: Spyder X20 and the Scaled output by Matt Geiser 5 years ago Set the output to the res and frame rate you want. Then in system patch drag that output onto the widescreen pixelspace. Also, join the Vista Systems Video Processors group on Facebook. Questions are
Recording to 448x252 by Matt Geiser 5 years ago Hey there Client wants video from their event at 448x252 Prores422. Source will be either 1080i or 720p SDI. Would like to use my BMD Mini recorder or ultra studio to go thunderbolt into a mac to an e
Re: Recording to 448x252 by Matt Townley 5 years ago I've never tried - but I wonder if Blackmagic Media Express can record in different frame sizes. I just tried opening it and it won't let me change settings since I'm not plugged into my Ultra Studio.
Multi Monitor Video Sync by Joe Forzano 6 years ago Hi all, I'm new to the Cow and I've got a question that someone I work with just dropped on me. Here it is, verbatim: "We want to shoot a video of a car driving something where it comes in one side of
Basic Questions for Spyder folks by Eric Lagerlof 6 years ago I am trying to get my head wrapped around Advanced in virtual mode because I'm not a Spyder owner, just a freelance engineer. So do I have this right 1) If a source is 'Direct to Layer', you can add i
Re: Basic Questions for Spyder folks by Matt Geiser 6 years ago 1). Direct to layer is a holdover from the older Spyder units that had no internal routing capability. You would never use direct to layer in an x20. 2&3) since the x20 internal router is handling the
Re: Woah by Matt Geiser 6 years ago Very cool indeed. It appears that the software controlling the robots is providing feedback to a media server about its position and therefore the position of the screens. The projector is probably st