New Products for IBC 2016

    StorageDNA – LTO & ODA Archive  –  Stand No. 7.B42 StorageDNA Show Their Latest Archive Products NOW with LTO 7 Support New LTO 7 Hardware offerring 6TB per tape and speeds of up to 300 MB/s    StorageDNA will show the latest features in their DNA Evolution software including: Avid & Adobe Project Archiving […]

Ultimatte 12 – Real Time Chroma Key & Compositor

At NAB 2016 Ultimatte Launched their Latest Hardware Based Compositor   It would be conventional wisdom to conclude that green-screen technology is a mature science. What other conclusion is there? considering the Ultimatte 11, introduced 10 years ago in 2006, still represents the pinnacle of quality matting devices. The Ultimatte 11 stands alone in the industry […]

New Products & Features for NAB 2016

Manufacturers Represented in Europe by Polar Graphics at NAB 2016 with the Release of NEW Products and Features – Scroll Down to see the Complete List     StorageDNA LTO Archive & Sony ODA Removable Nearline – Booth SL10113 LTO Archive  StorageDNA will have the latest DNAevolution software version 4.1 set up on the stand showing the […]

Happy Holidays and Broadcast Year Review 2015

  Our Christmas Opening Times and a Short Review of the Main Features of this Year All at Polar would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas and a prosperous new year. Opening Times – Our office will be closed at 12pm on 24th December and will re-open 4th January   2015 Broadcast Year In […]

New Products for IBC 2015

New Storage and Signal Processing products from our Suppliers for this Years Show in Amsterdam     Obviously 4K and Ultra HD is going to be a big story at IBC. Here is Polar MD Peter Rowsell talking about the new products showing at this years IBC 2015:     Storage DNA & Sony Optical […]

New Products for NAB 2015

StorageDNA, Bluefish444, Apantac and Stardom all represented by Polar will Exhibit NEW Products and Features at the NAB Show in Las Vegas     StorageDNA will also show their LTO Archive Products – Booth SL10621 Live demos every hour: LTO LTFS nearline & archive workflows   WORKFLOW DEMO – Avid and Adobe Project-based Backup and Archive […]

New Products and our Survival Guide for IBC 2014

Start Planning for IBC 2014   IBC 2014 is coming – new products & features detailed below but first our survival guide It’s that time of year again when we traipse over to Amsterdam to see what the broadcast world has to offer. Having been going to IBC for many years, since the heady days […]

Ultimatte used in Local & European Elections

Ultimatte Plays a Key Role in Virtual Studio Applications like the Elections   The BBC recently completed 2 days of Local and European election results with their Vote 2014 show. The show featured a 5 camera virtual studio powered by Vizrt. Each main camera featured Ultimatte hardware to provide a high quality composite of the […]

Chroma Key For Virtual Sets and Virtual Studios

  Ultimatte – the Best High Quality Compositing / Chroma Key for Virtual Sets and Virtual Studios   The BBC used Ultimatte in their recent European & Local Election show – here is a video Ultimatte 12 – There is a brand new version of the Ultimate Compositor – more info As well as BBC and other […]

Ultimatte – Hardware for Bluescreen & Greenscreen Compositing

HD & SD High Quality Realtime Compositing Hardware   New Ultimatte 12 Introduced at NAB 2016:  Ultimatte 12 – Real Time Chroma Key & Compositor Ultimattes were used on the BBC General Election 2015 program:  Televisual Story Here is a video of the Ultimattes in use at the BBC Euro & Local Election program Vote […]

Ultimatte vs Chromakey

Ultimatte is More than a Chroma Key Device – Here we Explain Why   An Ultimatte differs from a chroma keyer in three ways: It uses a fully additive mix to combine the foreground and background so that it can reproduce extremely subtle detail in the foreground subject such as reflections in transparent objects. It […]

Evolution Gaming Go Live with Ultimatte 11

Ultimatte 11 is Ideal for Real Time Live Casino, Virtual Studio and Green/Blue Screen Studios   Evolution Gaming the worlds leading Live Casino providers have purchased a number of Ultimate 11 compositing systems for use in their blue screen studios for their customers. The systems allow the customers to have high quality 3D generated graphical […]

Best Lighting for Virtual Sets – Ultimatte

  Ultimatte Describe the Best Way to Get Great Lighting for your Virtual Sets    Ultimatte received many complements for their lighting at IBC 2014. One person came up shouting “WHO DID YOUR LIGHTING FOR YOU?!?!?” he was so impressed. Of course the answer was “We do our own lighting”. The common theme that ran through […]

Sight Deck iMatte Presentation System

From the creators of the world renowned Ultimatte system comes a whole new world of presentation.   Produce an effects rich production, deliver a superior presentation to a local audience, stream an interactive, audience inclusive, presentation to a distant audience, and do all this simultaneously! SightDeck is experiential by nature.   It functions as a: […]