NAB Show NY: Infinity Set, Aston Graphics System Headline Brainstorm’s Booth
At the NAB Show New York, Real-time 3D graphics and virtual set manufacturer Brainstorm (booth 1607) is showing its latest developments in virtual sets and real-time 3D graphics showcasing Infinity Set, the award-winning virtual set solution, and Aston, Brainstorm’s advanced graphic creation, CG and playout solution.
Designed to be the center of any graphics department, Aston is not just a product but a whole family of modules (Designer, Player, CG and Snap Render) covering from creation to playout. With the development of the Aston family, Brainstorm takes full advantage of all the power of its world renown eStudio render engine which is the core within Aston, enabling it to provide the latest in high-end, visually stunning and ultra-fast real-time graphics.
This modular approach allows users to find an Aston module for any graphics requirement the designers may have, from inexpensive 2D graphics templates to complex real-time 3D projects combining data-driven graphics, video and picture elements, 3D objects and external data coming from a variety of sources. Although created for broadcast operation, Aston is able to work in different environments such as corporate presentations, as it is resolution-independent and works with any HDTV flavor, 4K or even higher resolutions. Aston allows designers to create, manipulate, animate and perform last-minute changes, even in on-air operation.
“We want every professional of the broadcast sector who is visiting NAB NY to check out at our booth the possibilities offered by our products. We are positive that Aston 3D is the best creative system available for designers and operators due to its speed and vast feature set, and no doubt anyone looking for a virtual set solution must see Infinity Set” says Brad Rumler, Brainstorm’s VP of Sales, US & Canada.
As with all other Brainstorm products, Aston is fully compatible and seamlessly imports a variety of standard 3D, movie and picture formats. Being MOS compatible and dual channel ready, the Aston integrates seamlessly with collaborative environments such as newsroom systems, video servers, NLEs and other third party applications to quickly and easily produce stunning graphics in a wide range of demanding requirements including fast turnaround news and sports environments, through to branding, finance, weather, elections, game shows and other graphics intense real-time on-air programs.