Infinite unveils Singapore's first 4K-ready virtual studio

DetailsRebecca Hawkes | 14 January 2015

Singapore's first 4K-ready virtual reality studio has been created as part of a sports and entertainment production facility.

The 2,500 square foot studio, created by Infinite Studios, comprises a green screen cychorama infinity wall coupled with technology from Ross Video, 3D Graphics and EVS.

"EVS technology including the XT3 platform and IPDirector for production asset management give us state-of-the-art production capabilities that can grow as we do," said Lawrence Ang, head of operations at Infinite Studios.

"The system is flexible, and with features like native recording formats, 4K Ready and complete content management, is designed to facilitate world-class production not just today but tomorrow."

The live production server provides live replays and slow motion, as well as on-the-fly highlights' editing, graphics sequences and full 4K options. Live production asset management controls ingest feeds, content management and third-party exchange. Live to post-production operations in FCP and Adobe are also seamlessly enabled, the manufacturer claims.

"Today's production has to be faster, more agile and do more with less. We're proud to work with Infinite Studios to create some of the very best live production facilities in the region," said Olivier Heurteaux, SVP Asia Pacific, EVS.

The Virtual Studio also includes Ross UX for virtual solutions control, XPression for graphics rendering, a Furio robotic dolly-based camera system, Carbonite with a dual role of switcher and UltraChrome for keying, an NK router along with openGear.

Infinite Studios provides production management and equity financing, as well as production and post-production services for the global film and TV industry. The company works alongside Singapore's Media Development Authority to attract international projects into the Southeast Asian country.