Epson Develops World’s First 4K Compatible HTPS TFT Liquid Crystal Panel for 3LCD Projectors

DCinema, Technology
Well It was only a matter of time as they say.....first Sony, then JVC and now Epson.Seiko Epson Corporation ("Epson", TSE:6724) today announced that it has developed the world's first* 4K-compatible high-temperature polysilicon (HTPS) TFT liquid crystal panel for 3LCD projectors. Measuring 1.64 inches diagonally, the new panel supports displays with resolutions up to 4096 × 2160 pixels.With a resolution of nearly 8.85 megapixels, 4K panels offer four times the resolution of full HD (1920 × 1080), making them ideal for the high resolutions required by special applications such as industrial design, architectural design and simulations, as well as for presentations and projecting four full HD images at the same time.Panel features:High-resolution 4K-compatible1.64": 4K (4096 x 2160 pixels) - the world's first 4K HTPS panel*Includes Epson's original LCD driver optimized…
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Chroma-key Genitals…..Next stop, DigiPorn©

"Augmented Reality", Funny, Technology
Everyone who's lived on this earth for the past 10 years or so should have heard of Peter Jackson. You know, the Director of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Well, Mr. Jackson's Effects house, Weta Workshop is at it again. This time pushing the envelope of what you can do with Digital Genitals. YEP, you heard right, green-screen naughty bits for indie-film maker Joe Swanberg. Gotta love technology.Birthday Suit from Jason Lewis
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For all your USB needs……

Technology, USB
Cambrionix's 49-port USB 2.0 behemoth can take care of all your nerdly USB needs, be it a 49 stick Tera Raid Drive or a insane 49 bulb USB lamp :-). Unless you find the cost -- £399 / $657 (plus tax) -- or the fact that it requires an ATX-2 power supply to push 500mA across all 49-ports (24500 mA) a significant deterrents.
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Absolutely Insane Home Automation system…….

NERD, Technology
I don't think I've seen anything geekier than this.....I absolutely love it. A Star Trek fan who's -- obviously -- very good with wiring, electronics and programming has created this LCARS type controller to control just about everything in his house. Have a peek at the video below to get a better idea at what this guy has accomplished. Absolutely wonderful :-).His webpage is in German, but has a very good collage of pics about the project. Well worth the trip.
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Samson strikes again…..This time with Q3….

audio, Technology, Video
I love the Samson guys, they introduce a product, listen to the customers, improve the product and release it at a more affordable price. Q3 is their latest creation and it goes straight after all you pod/vod casters out there. Need to do a interview, gotta have good video....and need to have the best sound, well if you've got $250 bucks then Q3 is your friend. The Q3 Handy Video Recorder brings Samsons renowned audio technology to the camcorder, making it the best sounding video camcorder you've ever heard. So throw away your Creative Vado/Flip HD gadget and step up to video with "Real" sound. After all "Apocalypse Now" still looks good on VHS 'cause it had kick ass audio.The Q3 uses the same microphone capsules as our industry-leading H4n Handy…
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Streaming Live 2K DCinema content using Bittorrent….

bittorrent, DCinema, Technology
Recently the Far North Living Lab started by the Nothern Research Institute in Norway did a successful transmission test of 2K Digital Cinema material to a Theater using BitTorrent technology. They used the (EU Funded) Tribler BitTorrent client to stream a full blown film at full 2K resolution.The lab’s launch was held at a local movie theater where the film “Carved” by Jonas Rejman was projected, with consent from the copyright holder of course. This is a digital streaming world premiere for BitTorrent, and one that shows how the technology can actually help digital cinema and independent filmmakers.At the moment most digital movies are distributed on hard disks costing up to $2000 for each copy. BitTorrent has the power to change this outdated distribution method and get smaller budget films…
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Red Rocket plays back 4K Red codec files in realtime….

DCinema, RED ONE, Technology
RED has just announced a realtime 4k/5k debayer PCI-E card for your Mac or PC (OSX/Linux/Windows). You get 30fps at 4k and 25fps at 5k.RED Rocket board with Quad DVI and Dual Link HD-SDI- $4750Decode and debayer 4K R3D files realtime. Hyper-accelerated transcode to any system codec. Specs to be posted upon completion of testing.Plays full quality realtime 4K to 4K monitor or projector from DVI output. Plays full quality 2K/1080P scaled from 4K footage out the Dual Link HD-SDI from RED Rocket card.Plays full quality 2K scaled from 4K footage realtime through system graphics card and monitor.Optional Breakout box with Quad HDMI and Quad Dual Link HD-SDI- $1200Plays full quality realtime 4K to 4K monitor or projector from QUAD HDMI/HD-SDI RED Rocket breakout box output.Delivery schedule in now 1st…
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Nvidia delivers 2 Teraflops in 1U GPU-powered server

nvidia, Supercomputing, Technology
Yep, just leave it to Nvidia to do all the cool stuff.....I wonder how long it will be before a GPU centric OS (Ninux/Nubuntu anyone?) comes out that will squeeze that GPU for all it´s worth. Intel should be worried :-).NVIDIA Corporation and Supermicro today announced the immediate availability of a new class of server that combines massively parallel NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPUs with multi-core CPUs in a single 1U rack-mount server. This unique configuration delivers 12 times the performance of a traditional quad-core CPU-based 1U server.Supermicro is first to market and is demonstrating the NVIDIA Tesla-based SuperServer 6016T-GF-TM2 at Computex 2009 in Taiwan this weekThe new Tesla GPU-based SuperServer, delivers a much higher performance-per-watt and per-rack than any other 1U solution in the market today, 2 Teraflops in 1U to…
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