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TRAKTOR teases futuristic DJ station with analog and digital intertwined

TRAKTOR teases futuristic DJ station with analog and digital intertwined

Slated for the Spring of 2012, TRAKTOR has today shown off a station that'll take the last vestiges of advantage live performers had to place it in the hands of all peoples, the music expanding to the masses with no hinderances. What this station represents is a new tie between digital and analog mixing for the DJ on the run as well as professionals having worked in the field for generations. We're in an exciting time for digital music, folks, no doubt about that.

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Samsung SM’ART Gallery Panels aren’t just pieces of art, they’re for displaying art

Samsung SM’ART Gallery Panels aren’t just pieces of art, they’re for displaying art

Samsung seems to be pumping out new devices like there's no tomorrow, but here's something new to set a precedent: SM'ART Panels specifically designed for displaying fine art. In development for five years, the high resolution LCD panels surpass standard television sets in an attempt to be a truly digital canvas. The panels are designed to display the fine details that an artist wishes to come through, such as texture and the exact color envisioned.

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DreamWorks announce they’ve found the “Holy Grail” of Digital Animation

DreamWorks announce they’ve found the “Holy Grail” of Digital Animation

This week while speaking at this year's Techonomy conference, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg told audience members that they'd formulated the solution for real-time rendering of animation for video. Katzenberg told the audience that they'd been working hand-in-hand with Intel in order to rewrite their software to take advantage of scalable multi-core processors, this allowing them to achieve advances that will, for lack of a better term, revolutionize the animation process. While before recently DreamWorks had been considered mostly a story-telling company, Katzenberg now says they've becoming "as much a technology company as we are an animation company."

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Canon EOS C300 Digital Cinema Camera revealed [Video demo]

Canon EOS C300 Digital Cinema Camera revealed [Video demo]

This week Canon has launched a camera that'll seek to be putting Red Scarlet and Arri Alexa in their place. It's the brand new Canon C300 cinema camera and it's been revealed at Hollywood's Paramount Studios where a crowd included journalists and the film industry elite - including no less than Martin Scorsese apparently. This fantastic looking camera has no less than an EF or PL mount (not both, different models,) 1080p video capture, two CF card slot, timecode, and HD-SDI output.

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Wacom Inkling hands-on [Video]

Wacom Inkling hands-on [Video]

Wacom's new Bamboo tablet range allows you to cut the cord between your artwork and your computer, but the company's Inkling digital pen allows you to walk out the door and sketch anywhere. Announced last month, the chunky stylus - and its companion clip-on receiver - can turn any regular notepad into a digital art studio, not only wirelessly memorizing your drawings but throwing in pro-level features like layer support too. We grabbed some hands-on playtime with with Wacom Inkling to see if it's really a doodler's dream; check out our first-impressions after the cut.

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Sony CLM-V55 is 5-inch clip-on preview display for your HD DSLR

Sony CLM-V55 is 5-inch clip-on preview display for your HD DSLR

Sony has announced a 5-inch clip-out LCD preview display, the CLM-V55 LCD video monitor, intended to give DSLR videographers a change to see their footage in higher resolution than most camera screens provide. The 800 x 480 panel has a tilt/swivel mount that fits onto an auto-lock accessory shoe or ISO shoe, is powered either by an independent battery or AC adapter, and hooks up to the camera itself via HDMI.

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California Considering Ad-Based Electronic License Plates

California Considering Ad-Based Electronic License Plates

Are you a fan of advertisements? Do you like to be assaulted by them every chance you can? Wish you could have more in your life? Then hopefully you live in California, and have your fingers crossed that legislation there gets to have their own wildest dreams made into reality. Why? Because they want to bring electronic license plates into the real world, but not just to be the next step into the future. Oh, no. California still needs money, and ads are the best way to make that happen!

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