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Technicolor Acquires LaserPacific and Cinedigm Key Assets

I got my start in the Entertainment Industry at Laser Pacific, during the Leon Silverman era.  Under Leon, Laser Pacific developed Emmy award winning technologies which spurred innovation throughout the entire industry and beyond.   Hopefully Technicolor can rekindle the spirit of innovation that Leon Silverman developed at Laser Pacific.

See the article below:

Technicolor has been doing some shopping to dramatically boost its digital cinema business. The Paris-based company announced July 27 an agreement to acquire Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp.’s physical and electronic theatrical distribution assets, and on the same day announced the acquisition of LaserPacific’s postproduction assets.

The Cinedigm deal will grow Technicolor’s satellite presence by 40 percent, expanding it to over 1,100 locations in North America. Distribution assets, replication equipment, and at least 300 satellite roof rights are also included, among other things. Additionally, Technicolor will license some of Cinedigm’s key software and become its preferred partner for related post-production services…continue to original post.

Apple iPad streams encrypted HD digital dailies on and off set from encrypted WiFi server.

After spending 10 years creating products that are in use by 10’s of millions of consumers, we are finally free to develop products that are “real world” oriented as opposed to “board room” oriented.  We are free from the shackles of the Corporate demand on tech development…at least for the moment.

The Lab Geeks at nanotechniq have been taking the iPad apart and reconfiguring it’s resources in amazing ways.  We have decided to let out a few goodies in order to further fund our research which includes components for space flight.  Our Film Products have been used and field-test by major motion picture studios.  Along with a few other projects,  we have recently finished working on the Paramount/Relativity Media film “The Fighter” with Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale.

Even with cheap outsourcing of entertainment jobs to India, you cannot compete with our rates and quality.  A film which would cost 4 million dollars to Post via cheap labor, can now be done in America for 2 million dollars, and still create jobs locally.

Nano Dailies

NanoDailies utilizes modified Apple iPads to stream encrypted HD dailies on or off set from a centralized encrypted WiFi server. Each camera is retrofitted with proprietary high bandwidth WiFi transmitters and HD encoders utilizing D cinema AES encryption.

NanoDailies systems are configured for multiple camera use when paired with a nanoIngest server. NanoIngest can be configured to accept HD SDI in multiples of two four six or eight cameras via 3 gbps HD-SDI. The nanoIngest system can accept other signals such as wifi and wifi max as well as high bandwidth microwave, to support remote HD dailies viewing applications.

NanoDailies work flow overview.

Each camera can be connected to the nanoDailies server via wifi or HD SDI. At which point the incoming signals are encrypted with AES2 encryption before transmitting the final HD dailies viewing copy to the Wifi enabled viewing station. At no time will any data travel without encryption. Please see the below flow chart for general reference.

Nano Dailies

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