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Testing Fine Pixel Pitch LED Panels for Film

This week Virtual Production Supervisor and DOP Asa Bailey took a few days out his schedule to visit RAMAZ Studios to shoot on one of the UK’s finest pixel pitch LED walls. A 1.5 pixel pitch LED wall, that’s been set up permanently, for shooting virtual productions. RAMAZ Studios are in south London.

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GODBOX Powers UE5 nDisplay Workflows

GODBOX Unreal Engine PCs

On-Set Facilities announce latest GODBOX prices and specifications for Unreal Engine 5 nDisplay workflows.

With the arrival of Unreal Engine 5 (UE5) and its new nDisplay tool sets for virtual production, On-Set Facilities have released 3 new UE5 GODBOX specifications. Like all OSF machines, the new computer specs have all been developed and tested on-set by the OSF crew and are built to the latency-optimised OSFX specification. The new machines are being manufactured in the UK and USA and are now available to order worldwide from On-Set Facilities.

The new UE5 GODBOX editions manage to maintain the old GODBOX price points, but now include dual A6000 GPU’s for those interested in high resolution inner and outer frustum workflows, and are available with two CPU options. The AMD Threadripper Pro remains the UE5 GODBOX CPU of choice, with 16C and then 32C versions for powering up to 4K pixel counts to VP LED controllers. The new GODBOX computers also includes a new machine for lead stage Operators and Editors too, this one comes armed with a 32C / 64T AMD Threadripper Pro GPU and a single NVIDIA 3090 RTX GPU and all Enterprise verified RAM and system components.

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Miniature Green Screen for Developing Virtual Production

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Calling all would be virtual production pipeline developers out there, just to say you don’t need a big studio or even a big green screen to work on your VP compositing pipelines. Remembering where we came from, 5 years ago we started OSF with essentially a PC, a cut-off off roll of chroma green paper, and a lamp, and we set up our first VP pipeline in our front room. Today we develop pipelines for some of the worlds top Directors, VFX studios and content studios, if we can do it, so can you. So what are you waiting for, go grab something green, or blue.

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On-Set Facilities Joins NVIDIA Inception

GODBOX Metaverse Computers

LONDON—December, 2022—On-Set Facilities today announced it has joined NVIDIA Inception, a program designed to nurture startups revolutionizing industries with advancements in AI and data science. On-Set Facilities (OSF) are the developers of GODBOX, a general computer specification that improves the performance of real-time virtual production applications.

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Workstation Specialists On-Set Facilities Workstation Power at Home

GODBOX Computer Desktop Workstations

The thing is, with cloud computing your power is miles away in a data center, that’s not great for latency, and GPU VMs (virtual machines) are very expensive to rent. When you want to go to work using VR/AR and especially if you want to collaborate in real-time, you need power.

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First Look Inside the GODBOX Threadripper Pro Workstation

Threadripper Pro

GODBOX Pro goes into production, bringing AMD’s Threadripper Pro WRX80 chipset and CPU with NVIDIA’s professional GPUs and accelerated real-time visualization, together in an enterprise level desktop workstation.

It’s been a journey that started in 2016 when On-Set Facilities (OSF) took their first PCs on to virtual production sets. What started out as a mega gamming rig, built by OSF to power Unreal Engine on-set, is now a complete power edge computing solution, one that provides artists and developers with the power to develop full-spectrum real-time virtual production pipelines, on the desktop, in the studio and on-set. From powering in-camera VFX on LED to designing products and building in real-time in Omniverse or designing 3D applications for AR/VR in Unity, the new GODBOX Pro is the worlds first real-time engine verified professional workstation.

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