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CineForm Launches Neo3D V5 With Support for Adobe CS5 at NAB 2010; Extends Powerful 3D Production Capabilities Across Its Neo Family of Workflow Solutions(April 07, 2010)
SOLANA BEACH, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/07/10 -- NAB 2010 Booth #SL10323 -- CineForm®, Inc. (www.cineform.com), creators of high-fidelity compression-based workflow solutions for the post production marketplace, announced today that it is escalating development of its award-winning 3D post production workflow technologies and extending key 3D functionality across its entire Neo family of solutions. In its booth #SL10323 at NAB 2010 in Las Vegas next week, CineForm will demonstrate new versions of NeoHD and Neo4K that now include many of the 3D capabilities so popular in its professional Neo3D application.
In addition, CineForm will showcase Neo3D version 5, a new multi-platform version of its award-winning 3D post production solution that includes support for the new release of Adobe CS5, as well as a number of new real-time 3D capabilities designed to further enhance and simplify the professional 3D production workflow.
"We have witnessed an explosion of 3D mania in Hollywood in just the past 6 months alone, and with that explosive growth comes not only a heightened demand for new creative content, but also a steep requirement for effective, efficient and powerful 3D production workflow technology. And here at NAB 2010, we're excited to demonstrate the significant advancements we've made with our Neo family of 3D workflow solutions," said David Taylor, CEO and co-founder of CineForm. "Visitors to the CineForm booth at NAB will not only see the advancements we've made in our own products, they'll hear how we've impacted 3D production innovations across many levels and through many valued partners, such as Cinedeck, NVIDIA, Panasonic and many more. We're proud of the role we've played in this new era of 3D post production and we look forward to what's coming in 2010 and beyond."
What's New in Neo3D Version 5
CineForm Neo3D Version 5 introduces a number of new real-time 3D production features critical to the 3D workflow, including:
- Floating window masks to manage 3D window violations;
- Keyframe ability to allow ramping of 2D and 3D Active Metadata, including convergence at cut points between 3D clips on a timeline;
- 'Ghost busting' to minimize high-contrast crosstalk between Left and Right channels visible on some 3D display technologies;
- A new graphics engine enabling 3D text and graphics overlays on top of underlying video including independent parallax (3D depth) controls;
- New support for Adobe CS5 on both Windows and Mac, including automatic 3D render capabilities;
- On Windows, Neo3D adds support for NVIDIA OpenGL surfaces to drive both passive and active 3D monitors.
Extending Powerful 3D Production Features Across the Neo Family
In an effort to meet growing demand for 3D post production capability, and to encourage more independent 3D filmmaking, CineForm is adding 3D capability to its NeoHD and Neo4K product families on both platforms. Version 5 of both NeoHD and Neo4K will now include several 3D capabilities popular in Neo3D, including real-time adjustment of convergence, adjustment of stereo color, and choice of display formatting for virtually all common stereo modes including anaglyph and passive polarized.
Pricing and Availability
Version 5 of CineForm's Neo3D, Neo4K, and NeoHD will be available the end of April. CineForm customers who have version 4 will be able to upgrade to version 5 at a discounted price. Also, CineForm is enthused to announce that it has teamed with Gunnar Optiks of Carlsbad, CA, to offer customers who purchase Neo3D, Neo4K, or NeoHD through the month of April a free pair of Gunnar's new Phenom 3D passive polarized glasses sold at retail for $99. For more information about CineForm's award-winning 3D post production solutions, and for pricing information, please visit www.cineform.com. For more information about Gunnar's exciting line of eyewear please visit www.gunnars.com.
CineForm develops compression-based workflow solutions for film and video acquisition, post production, and archive applications. Offering the industry's highest-fidelity compression, CineForm software products are used by discerning film studios, television producers, and digital media artists to enhance their file-based workflows. CineForm products are available for both end users and OEM integrators, offer cross-platform compatibility, support most camera and file-based sources, and enable 2D and 3D editorial workflows with spatial resolutions up to 8K. www.cineform.com
Kevin M. Bourke, BourkePR
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