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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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Unity Acquires Ziva Dynamics

Unity Acquires Ziva Dynamics

This week Unity acquired Ziva Dynamics as part of it’s laser-focus on democratizing tools for creators, bringing ability to all, not just the few. Ziva Dynamics is one of many to be acquired by Unity in recent months joining the likes of Weta Digital, SpeedTree, SyncSketch, Pixyz, and RestAR.

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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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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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NukeX Plugin for Unreal Engine 4.27

Nuke Unreal Engine Plugin

This week Foundry released “UnrealReader” their new Unreal Engine plugin for real-time visualisation of Unreal 4.27 scenes in NukeX. The plugin allows for connection of both software’s through the utilization of UnrealReader nodes within NukeX and a NukeServer in Unreal Engine 4.27.

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Unity vs Unreal Engine vs Omniverse Test 1

Omniverse FPS Benchmarking

The results are in. Which is faster, Unreal Engine or Unity, Omniverse?

At OSF we’re fanatical about understanding the virtual user experience. Understanding Frame Rates (FPS) when developing hardware to run interconnected virtual applications is important, as it enables outerface developers to build experiences that won’t ‘rip’ the fabric of the user experience, eat up bandwidth, memory, and kill FPS.

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OSF GODBOX AMD Milan-X for Q2 2022 Release

AMD Releases Milan-X

Earlier this week AMD announced the new AMD Milan-X CPU. This new chip harnesses the Ryzen 3D V-cache technology previously demonstrated in August this year. Providing users with similar features as the AMD EPYC 7003 series + a massive boost in L3 cache capacity.

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