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Steadicam releases new Drift camera mount
The Steadicam division of The Tiffen Company has released a new Steadicam Smoothee mount for Drift action cameras, expanding its collection of stabilizer options for filming enthusiasts and professionals. The Steadicam Smoothee lets users capture the action using Drift cameras, without the shakes normally associated with hand-held video. The lightweight, agile and easy-to-use Steadicam Smoothee features an innovative, patented design built around a durable mono-frame metal structure. The new Drift mount expands the list of models compatible with the Steadicam Smoothee line to include Drift HD170 Stealth, Drift HD, Drift HD720, Drift HD Ghost and Drift Ghost-S. The Smoothee can also be used with an iPhone 3Gs/4/4s/5/5s, iPod touch, GoPro HERO, 2, 3 and 3+ and retails for 149 USD. [source]
Native Instruments iMASCHINE 1.1
Native Instruments released an update for iMASCHINE - the acclaimed beat sketchpad for iOS devices. The latest version is optimized for iPad, adapting to its larger screen layout. The update also includes a generous set of new sounds, iTunes sampling, and more. On the iPad, the modified interface allows two-handed operation: editing and performing functions are now on the same window as iMASCHINE's 16 drum-pads, 2-octave keyboard and the audio-recorder, making its workflow smoother. Aside from iMASCHINE's standard library, the update also includes QUANTUM COLLECTION, a brand-new iMASCHINE Expansion featuring a choice selection of sounds from the recently released MASCHINE 2 Library. Current owners of iMASCHINE receive the update free. New customers can get iMASCHINE for $4.99 US / 4,49 EUR at the Apple App Store. [source]
Steadicam Smoothee Bonus Pack for iPhone 5 and GoPro
The Steadicam division of the Tiffen Company is offering Steadicam fans a new Steadicam Smoothee Bonus Pack. When purchasing a Steadicam Smoothee, users can now enjoy two mounts for the price of one. The new bonus pack features a mount for iPhone 5/5s and a mount for GoPro HERO cameras - a $24.95 US bonus value, offering even more stability for no extra cost. Smoothee, which is featured in the new Apple 'Powerful' commercial, supports a variety of Apple models, including iPhone 3s/4/4s/5/5s and iPod touch, as well as GoPro models HERO, 2, 3 and 3+. Based on the same technology as the big $60,000 US rigs used in Hollywood, Smoothee allows the incredible capturing of video and still images without the shakes normally associated with hand-held video shot on the go, right out of the box, the very first time. Steadicam Smoothee, with its bonus pack, retails for $149 US. [source]
Adobe Voice - a new storyboarding app for iPad
Adobe today announced Adobe Voice, a new animated video app for iPad that gives anyone the ability to create and share engaging video stories. Adobe Voice empowers people to inform, persuade or inspire others to action by using a combination of their own recorded voice, imagery, music and cinema-quality motion graphics and effects. Designed to help people make an impact online and across social networks - without requiring any filming or editing - Adobe Voice is ideal for creative professionals prototyping a project, nonprofits championing a cause, small business owners connecting with customers or students looking to create an interactive and engaging school report. Animated videos can be quickly shared via social media, e-mail, personal blogs and websites by posting a single link and can be viewed on virtually any device. Adobe Voice is available today, for free, from the App Store and leverages Adobe Creative Cloud to deliver a completely new iPad app experience. [source]
New Pinnacle Studio for iPhone
The Pinnacle team released a new app in its Pinnacle Studio product family. Now available on the Apple App Store, the new Pinnacle Studio for iPhone delivers the precision of a full timeline to edit video, audio and photos on the go. Users can add transitions, speed and montage effects, create custom titles and build soundtracks - all from their iPhones. Pinnacle Studio for iPhone is now available for $9.99 US / 8.99 EUR. [source]
Adobe Lightroom Mobile brings Lightroom tools to the iPad
Adobe announced the availability of Lightroom Mobile, a companion app to Lightroom desktop software, only available as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. The new Lightroom Mobile app brings powerful Lightroom tools to the iPad, delivering photography essentials - such as non-destructive processing of files - and utilizing new Smart Preview technologies to free professional-class photo editing from the confines of the desktop. Lightroom Mobile is built on a powerful synchronization architecture, designed specifically for photos, and provides the most efficient way to manage and edit images across desktops, mobile devices and the Web. Lightroom Mobile is available as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud Photoshop Photography Program. For $9.99 US per month, photographers have access to Lightroom 5 (now v5.4) and Photoshop CC on the desktop as well as Lightroom mobile on iPad. Any members of Creative Cloud complete plan or Photoshop Photography Program automatically receive access to Adobe Lightroom mobile. Lightroom mobile is immediately available for iPad 2 or later running iOS 7, from the Apple App Store and requires Lightroom 5.4 for Mac OS X or Windows. [source]
FL Studio 11.1 update
The new FL Studio 11.1 update, free for existing customers under the Lifetime Free Update policy, includes support for the free and popular Image-Line Remote Android and iOS MIDI remote controller application and a new free synthesizer MiniSynth, that also works as a crossover synth with FL Studio Mobile. [source]
Apple updates the 9.7'' iPad with Retina display, improved cameras and performance
Apple announced iPad with Retina display replaces iPad 2 as the most affordable 9.7-inch iPad at $399 US for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and $529 US for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model. The fourth generation iPad features a 9.7-inch Retina display, the Apple-designed A6X chip, ultrafast Wi-Fi, a 5MP iSight camera which also captures 1080p HD video, a FaceTime HD camera, and support for LTE carriers worldwide, all while delivering up to 10 hours of battery life. iPad with Retina display comes with iOS 7, featuring hundreds of new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop, enhanced Photos, Safari, Siri and iTunes Radio. [source]
Apple releases iOS 7.1
The latest version of Apple's mobile OS contains several improvements and bug fixes, including CarPlay (an iOS experience designed for the car); enhanced Siri, Calendar and iTunes Radio functionality; new Camera setting to automatically enable HDR for iPhone 5s; new accessibility options; and more. Available via iTunes or OTA. [source]
Cubasis 1.7.2 update
Steinberg released a maintenance update for its Cubasis app for iPads. The update solves many user-reported issues and is highly recommended for all users of Cubasis. The Cubasis 1.7.2 update can now be downloaded on the Apple App Store. [source]
Side Effects releases Houdini 14
Side Effects Software announced the immediate release of Houdini 14. With a new Position-Based Dynamics solver for granular simulation, new crowd pipeline tools, user interface enhancements and grooming tools for hair and fur, this release brings a better user experience, improved scalability and optimized performance to VFX artists, animators and game makers. The new Position-Based Dynamics is a multi-physics environment ideally suited to the creation of wet and dry sand. Multi-threaded thanks to its exclusive reliance on VEX-based operators, the new solver can run on the CPU or on the GPU using OpenCL. In addition to sand effects, artists can create solids, sheets or tethers to generate soft body, cloth and wire-like simulations. The new crowd system uses artist-friendly shelf tools along with a new packed agent primitive type, a Finite State Machine solver and hardware accelerated display of instanced crowds. The system has a seamless conduit to Houdini's Mantra renderer
and is equipped with controls for crowd layout, steering, collision avoidance, terrain adaptation, motion blending, and look-at targets. Houdini 14 can be downloaded from sidefx.com immediately with base Houdini available for as low as $1,995 US and Houdini FX available for $4,495 US. Both these prices include first year on the Annual Upgrade Plan which provides production-level support, and access to daily builds and dot releases. The limited commercial Houdini Indie is also available for $199 US per year and the free Houdini Apprentice Edition is available for students and artists who want to explore Houdini's new features. [source]
Carbon Scatter 2015 trial version available
S catter millions of instances in seconds, create wind-swept forests or animated crowds and render them directly inside 3ds Max, Maya and CINEMA 4D, using the new Carbon Scatter 2015 plug-in.
Major upgrade to Tiffen Dfx digital filter suite
The Tiffen Company released the highly-anticipated version 4 of the award-winning Tiffen Dfx digital filter suite.
PlantFactory and VUE 2014.6 PLEs
The "Personal Learning Edition" of PlantFactory and Vue, e-ons virtual nature products, are now updated for the recently announced 2014.
Windows 10: A new generation of Windows
Microsoft's upcoming operating system, Windows 10, will be delivered as a service to offer a safer, innovative and updated experience for the supported lifetime of the device.
Updated Keylight plug-in for After Effects CC
An updated version of the Keylight for After Effects plug-in is available from The Foundry.
BonesPro for 3ds Max 4.70 update
BonesPro, an efficient skinning solution for Autodesk 3ds Max made by 3d-io games & video production GmbH, is now available in version 4.
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